Challenges faced by parents of disabled children at Khulu Malang Memorial School with Special Needs, Thadlaboh Tyndowapung Jowai, West Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya
Keywords:Challenges, Parents, Disabled, Children, Khulu Malang Memorial, Special Needs.
AbstractParenting is undoubtedly one of a difficult task to undertake. It becomes even more challenging when the child happens to be one with a disability. We can only speculate from the surface the difficulty that parents or caretakers have to undergo. This study as such focused on the challenges faced by the parents of disabled children. The area of study is based solely at one particular school named Khulu Malang Memorial School with Special Needs, Tyndowapung Jowai, West Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya. The main objectives of this study is (1) To identify the challenges faced by parents of children with disability, (2) To examine the affects that parents experienced, (3) To identify the facilities provided by the Government for children with special needs. This research study is a mixed method employing both qualitative and quantitative approaches. This study comprised of 20 respondents (19 female and 1 male). According to the findings, it indicated that most of these respondents face difficulties in relation with time management, psychological issues, financial problems, and anxious about future.
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Ditimon-I Pohshna, & Dr. Porsara M. J Kharbhih. (2022). Challenges faced by parents of disabled children at Khulu Malang Memorial School with Special Needs, Thadlaboh Tyndowapung Jowai, West Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.25215/1001.047
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