International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part I (2017)
Impact of social contact on language development: An evaluation of children with intellectual disability
All human being have desire to increase their social circle because Social Contact Activities play very important role in once life. The role of social contact is also influential among children with Intellectual disability in their every aspect of life. The present study was conducted with the aim to evaluate the impact of social contact on language development among children with mild intellectual disability. The sample included eight primary level children with mild intellectual disability, male and female student are taken in equal proportion, who are studying in Sanjeevani Special Education School, Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample. To evaluate language communication skill, express through words or sing or symbol or by indication, the investigator has selected to use Language Domain from Behaviour Assessment Scale for Indian Children with Mental Retardation (Basic-MR) Part-A developed by Reeta Peshawaria and S. Venkatesan (NIMH). The quasi experimental time series research design has been used and this study did not have control group. Intervention was given for ten sessions, one hour for lunch-time activities and one hour other leisure time activity. Result of the study reveals that the significant impact of the social contact on developing language ability in children with mild intellectual disability.
How to cite this article:
Priti Tiwari, Dr. Md Wasay Zafar. Impact of social contact on language development: An evaluation of children with intellectual disability. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(1):635-641.