IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain

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Himanshu Kumar Sanju*, Shivshankar Verma, Pooja Kumari, Keshri Shashank Shekhar, Tushar Jain


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Self screening of learning disability among school going children in North India


Short Communication

Author Details : Himanshu Kumar Sanju*, Shivshankar Verma, Pooja Kumari, Keshri Shashank Shekhar, Tushar Jain

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 141-144

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijashnb.2020.035



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Abstract

Introduction: Earlier literature has reported the importance of early identification of learning disabilities in school going children.
Materials and Methods: A total of 1056 students of secondary school recruited for the present study in the age range of 12 to 17 years from English medium CBSE schools of North India. A learning disability self screening tool was administered on all students participated in the present study.
Results: The outcome of the current study showed that almost 12% to 15% of students were having some component of learning disability.
Conclusion: The current study revealed that a good percentage of students were at risk of learning disability. The outcome of the study also showed that the few domains of learning disability is well correlated with other domain of learning disability which shows that improvement in one domain will enhance the other domains.

Keywords: Learning Disability, Screening, North India.


How to cite : Sanju H K, Verma S , Kumari P , Shekhar K S, Jain T , Self screening of learning disability among school going children in North India. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2020;6(4):141-144

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