Correlation of Authoritarian Parenting in Parents with the Ability of Daily Living Activities in Children with Mental Retardation Aged 6-12 Years in SLB Yayasan Putra Asih Kediri in 2017

  • Andan Liries Chopor Stikes Bhakti Mulia
  • Arif Setyawan
  • Ronaltus Timo
Keywords: Authoritarian parenting, Ability of Daily Living Activities, Child with mental retardation


Introduction : Authoritarian parenting is caused by several factors from parents and child factors alone. Although the parents' parenting is good does not mean

the child doing the ability Activities Of Daily Living well. Mentally retarded children also have not been able to think logically because of limited IQ. Children also need guidance from parents and teachers. The objective of this research was to know the correlation of authoritarian parenting in parents with the ability Daily Living Activities in children with mental retardation aged 6-12 years in SLB Yayasan Putra Asih Kediri in 2017.

Subject and Method : The research design used analytic correlation with approach of cross sectional. The population was all parents with mentally retarded children aged of 6-12 years, a sample amounted to 30 respondents with technique of total sampling. Data collection used questionnaires and observation or check list. Analysis by the Spearman rank test.

Result : Based on  the analysis can be obtained  data of Spearman rank test  with sig (2-tailed) or p = 0.000 and standard error or = 0.05, so p <, 0,000 <0,05 so that H0 rejected and H1 accepted, meaning that there was a correlation of  authoritarian parenting with the ability Activities of Daily Living in mentally retarded children aged 6-12 years.

Conclution : The research results obtained that the respondents who have not authoritarian parenting amounted to 24 respondents (80%) and almost all mentally retarded children aged 6-12 years were not capable of doing the ability Activities Of Daily Living.

Authoritarian parenting in parents affect the children Activities Of Daily Living that applied to children early can increase the child's independence, especially in children with mental retardation.