Volume No. 12 Issue No.: 3 Page No.: 369-372 January-March 2018

 

STUDY OF MENTALLY CHALLENGED CHILDREN AND THEIR SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT

 

Tarannum* and Lakesh Reshma

Government Dr. W.W. Patankar Girls, P.G. College, Durg (INDIA) Received

 

Received on : September 26, 2017

 

ABSTRACT

 

The study is an empirical piece of research work to find out the needs of mentally challenged children and their family and social adjustment .The sample was collected from different areas of Chhattisgarh state of India consisting of 300 children and their parents, enrolled in different special schools for these special children. The study revealed the causes and needs of these children by using measures like general mental ability test, coping behavior scale, family adjustment questionnaire. It concluded that the level of mental retardation, effects fulfillment of needs and social adjustment of these special children.

 

Keywords : Mentally challenged, Family and Social Adjustment, Special Institute, Retardation

 

 

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