Social Science

  • Learning Disabilities

    Learning Disabilities

    Learning disability arises from neurological differences in brain structure and its functions. It affects a person’s ability to receive, store, process, retrieve or communicate information. While the specific nature of these brain-based disorders is still not well understood, considerable progress has been made in mapping some of the characteristic difficulties of LD to specific brain regions and structures. Progress has also been made in understanding…

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  • Behavioural disorders

    Behavioural disorders: meaning and types

    1.1 Introduction: The World Health Organization defines mental health ‘as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community‘ (WHO, 2013). Mental health problems refer to a wide range of difficulties, which vary in their…

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  • Parents’ Attitude and Beliefs and their Impact on Child Development

    1.1 Introduction: Generally, schools are considered as places which provide an appropriate learning environment for a child, but the importance of parents and community cannot be ignored. Parent’s attitude towards the adult and siblings in the family contribute significantly to various components of the personality of the child particularly in improving his/her academic performance. The pivotal role of parents attitude still continues as it has…

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