Role of Parental Involvement in Adjustment of Children with Learning Disability

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Sunita Bist, Dr.Manju Gera

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The present study is intended to examine the role of parental involvement in adjustment of elementary school children with learning disabilities. The study was conducted on a sample of 89 students (59 boys, 30 girls) randomly selected from the various government and private schools of Chandigarh. Hence an effort is made to study the relationship of parental involvementand adjustment of elementary school children with learning disabilities. A standardised scale on parental involvement developed by Chopra and Sahoo (2006) was used for this study. To measure adjustment of elementary school children a questionnaire was developed by the investigator. The major findings of the study have shown that adjustment of elementary school children with learning disability is significantly correlated with parental home involvement.Home involvement significantly effected the adjustment of school children. No significant correlations were found between adjustment and parents? school involvement and parental involvement through parent teacher association.

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