Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 8

A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Care of Mentally Retarded Children

Priyank Bhatt*

PhD Scholar, Nursing, Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University, Rajasthan, India

*Corresponding Author: Priyank Bhatt, PhD Scholar, Nursing, Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University, Rajasthan, India.

Received: May 27, 2022; Published: July 29, 2022


“Intellectual disability is a disability characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior which covers many everyday social and practical skills. This disability originates before the age of 18”. (American association on intellectual and development disabilities). Aggression, self-injury and mood problems are now and again related to the disability. The severity of the signs and the age at which they first appear depend upon the reason. Children who're mentally retarded attain developmental milestone drastically later than predicted, if retardation is caused by chromosomal or other genetic problems. It is often apparent from infancy.

The research layout followed turned into Non-Experimental studies design. The conceptual framework based on Hochbaum Health notion version 1950. The examine has been performed in selected special school of Rajkot. Non-randomized handy sampling approach has been adopted to pick out the desired pattern. The sample size changed into 30. The instrument used for producing vital information become questionnaires. The records acquired have been analyzed and interpreted statistical in terms of mean and Chisquare. Among the selected demographic variables the following have been having significant association religion, type of parental marriage, source of previous knowledge. 

Keywords: Assess; Knowledge; Mentally Retarded Children; Mother and Special School


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Citation: Priyank Bhatt. “A Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Care of Mentally Retarded Children". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.8 (2022): 81-82.


Copyright: © 2022 Priyank Bhatt. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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