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Vol. 3, Issue 11, Part E (2017)

A study to assess the attitude towards the child with learning disability among mothers in selected village, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

A study to assess the attitude towards the child with learning disability among mothers in selected village, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Author(s)
G Aruna, Shiji George, P Latha and Dr. S Indira
Abstract
Background: Mother’s attitude most frequently considered involving the degree of warmth and acceptance or coldness and rejection that exist in the mother-child relationship. For hearing parents, it is a very difficult task to accept the disability. Once they come to know about the diagnosis of deafness, they are shocked and traumatised. Mothers may start developing negative attitude towards the child. Their parent’s behavioural patterns must change.
Objectives: 1. To assess the attitude towards the child with learning disability among mothers. 2. To find the association between the attitude towards the child with learning disability and the selected socio demographic variables of mothers.
Methods: A quantitative approach with descriptive design, mothers between 20-35 years of age who are residing in Venkatachalem village and who met the inclusion criteria were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique.
Results: Study revealed that the level of attitude among 30 mothers, 29(96.7%) mothers had positive attitude and 1(3.3%) mother had neutral attitude towards the child with learning disability.
Conclusion: The study concluded that the majority of the mothers had positive attitude towards the child with learning disability.
Pages: 309-311  |  955 Views  95 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
G Aruna, Shiji George, P Latha, Dr. S Indira. A study to assess the attitude towards the child with learning disability among mothers in selected village, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(11):309-311.
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