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Impact of an Sensitization Programme on Knowledge of Parents Regarding Learning Difficulties among Children


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1 Department of Human Development, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, United Arab Emirates
     

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The present research study investigated the impact of an intervention programme designed to enhance the knowledge levels of parents regarding management of learning difficulties among elementary school children. The study was carried out in 15 urban Private schools of Ludhiana City. From each school, 3rd and 4th class children facing problems in reading, writing and mathematics were randomly selected. The total sample consisted of 258 parents of these selected children .The parents were given intervention on various aspects of learning difficulties among children. Pre and post-intervention knowledge scores were assessed. The results indicated that intervention significantly improved the overall knowledge scores of the parents from poor to good level. After getting intervention, parents were found to have significantly better knowledge and comprehension skills and were able to utilize the gained knowledge for solving day to day problems related to reading, writing and mathematics among their children.

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Intervention, Knoweldge, Comprehension, Application, Learning Difficulties
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Deepika Vig
Department of Human Development, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, United Arab Emirates
Sumandeep Kaur
Department of Human Development, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, United Arab Emirates

Abstract


The present research study investigated the impact of an intervention programme designed to enhance the knowledge levels of parents regarding management of learning difficulties among elementary school children. The study was carried out in 15 urban Private schools of Ludhiana City. From each school, 3rd and 4th class children facing problems in reading, writing and mathematics were randomly selected. The total sample consisted of 258 parents of these selected children .The parents were given intervention on various aspects of learning difficulties among children. Pre and post-intervention knowledge scores were assessed. The results indicated that intervention significantly improved the overall knowledge scores of the parents from poor to good level. After getting intervention, parents were found to have significantly better knowledge and comprehension skills and were able to utilize the gained knowledge for solving day to day problems related to reading, writing and mathematics among their children.

Keywords


Intervention, Knoweldge, Comprehension, Application, Learning Difficulties



DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2013%2Fv4i1%2F49869