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| Published: April 25, 2017

Assessing Self Concept and School Adjustment Level of Children with Learning Disability

Dr. Priyanka Pandey

Dept. of Psychology, Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.012/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.012

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The aim of the study is to study attachment and personality in person with self concept, school adjustment and learning disability and compare it with normal children. The data has been collected from Delhi and NCR. The data is collected from rehabilitation centre from Delhi and NCR for self concept, school adjustment and learning disability for normal population data is collected from different schools of the Delhi and NCR. The relationship between self concept and adjustment among children with learning disability. A total sample of 60 children studying in grade 8 to 12 in different schools were selected based on their previous academic performance of the class-tests and teacher’s rating. They were further tested on Adjustment inventory for school studies of A.K.P. Sinha and R.P. Singh and Self concept questionnaire of Dr. Raj Kumar Saraswat. Children with learning disability obtained significantly low score in self-concept and adjustment when compared to normal children. The result indicates a significant relationship between self concept and adjustment. In General, the results indicated that the better adjustment people have, the more ability they will make progress in their life. . However, the differences between the groups were found to be low suggesting that suitable remedial/ intervention programmes may bring the children with difficulty on par with normal children. A child with Learning Disability appears to exhibit emotional problems due to adjustment difficulties resulting from academic failure. Sometimes kids have trouble expressing their feelings, calming themselves down, and reading nonverbal cues, which can lead to difficulty in the classroom and with their peers. Students with undetected learning disabilities might demonstrate undesirable behaviour for a variety of reasons. They might feel angry, sad, lonely, frustrated, or hopeless as a result of focusing on their difficulties. Special needs students are deprived of a suitable education when they are taught at a mismatched level with students how are significantly above their level. Children with learning disabilities may have problems with Academics, social, home and emotional aspects. These problems they may over come through attending special education classes and parental attention. There is a need for special education for children with learning disability and conduct awareness programmes regarding learning disability and their common problems.

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Dr. Priyanka Pandey @ pandeykavita213@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.012/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.012

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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