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Parent’s and Teacher’s Reaction towards Problems Faced by Children with Learning Disabilities

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 5)

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Page : 1117-1121

Keywords : Learning Disabilities; Parent’s Reaction; Teacher’s Reaction; Problems; Children; Stress;

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These Learning Disability is a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or written language, which may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or do mathematical calculations. Learning that the child has a disability can be one of life’s most significant stressors for the parents. Teachers may have to face a lot of distractions in classroom daily and the problem will be more with children with learning disabilities. The present study is conducted to understand the parent’s and teacher’s reactions towards problems faced by children with learning disability. The study samples were identified purposively from different schools of Hyderabad using Learning Disability Diagnostic Inventory (Hammill and Bryant, 1998). The parents of the identified children and teachers were administered with Parental Reaction’s towards learning disability and Teacher’s reaction towards learning disability respectively. The results revealed that consequently more number of boys have problems and were from low income families. Among different types of learning disability, mostly children had mixed disability problems. High correlation was found between parental reactions and Teacher’s reaction towards problems of learning disability. The results were discussed with limitation of small sample size

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