Comparative Study

| Published: May 25, 2017

Awareness about Mental Retardation among B. Ed. Students

Dr. Vinod Kumar Kalra

Lecturer Umang Red Cross Institute of Special Education, Faridkot, Punjab, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Poonam Bala

Student, M.Ed. Special Education, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.304/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.304


Education is the widest sense includes all the influence which acts upon an individual during his passage from the cradle to grave. Everything which influences human behaviour and personality is education. Education includes experiences gained through a no. of agencies like school, church, college etc.  In this regard, to make effective inclusion of students with special needs in general education classroom, the teacher educator community must overcome barriers toward inclusion including existing attitudes. In present era central concern of education is to ensure equality access to general education for all students, including students with special needs and students from diverse cultural background.  For this purpose a general teacher (B.Ed students after his study) has to teach special education needs children in general classroom. The purpose this study was to determine the awareness about mental retardation of B.Ed students. The sample consists of 300 students studying in B.Ed. Class at Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir and Rajasthan State with the descriptive research design.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.304/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.304

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 6, April-June, 2017

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