Assess the parental attitude & quality of life towards mentally retarded child
Alfred Solomon and Nirmala
Mental Hindrance alludes to considerable restrictions in show working. It is characterized by essentially sub normal mental working, existing concurrently with related confinements in two or more of the taking after pertinent versatile Ability regions like Communication, domestic living Community, utilize offer assistance and utilitarian scholastics, and work. Mental Impediment shows itself some time recently the age of 18 a long time (American Affiliation on Mental Impediment 1992). The objective of the study is to assess the Parental Attitude on Mental Retardation towards their Child at selected Deepam Special School of Mentally Retarded, Kilpauk. Quantitative approach with cross sectional study research design was chosen to assess the attitude of the parents towards mental retardation. The information was collected from 60 Moms of Rationally Impeded Children who met the consideration criteria by utilizing Purposive Examining procedure.The demographic data were collected using a semi structured interview questionnaire. Parental Attitude was collected using semi structured interview questionnaire. Most of them 39(65%) had moderately favourable Attitude, 20 (33.33%) had Unfavourable Attitude and only one (1.67%) had favourable Attitude towards their Mentally Retarded Children. The statistic variable Occupation had as it were appeared measurably noteworthy affiliation with Parental Demeanor towards their Rationally Impeded Children at p< 0.05 level the other statistic factors had not appeared measurably noteworthy affiliation with Parental Demeanor towards their Rationally Impeded Children.