International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2017)

Impact of social contact on meal time skills among children with intellectual disability


Priti Tiwari

Man is a social-cultural being as the social contact activities play very important role in human life. The present study was conducted with the aim to evaluate the impact of social contact on meal time skills among children with moderate intellectual disability (ID). The sample included twelve primary level children with moderate intellectual disability; male and female student are taken in equal proportion who are studying in Sanjeevani Special Education School, Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh. To evaluate meal time skills, the investigator has selected to use the Meal Time Activities Domain from Madras Developmental Programming System (MBPS) - Behavioural Scale developed by Prof. P. Jeyachandran and Prof. V. Vimala in 1975. The quasi experimental pre-test post-test Non-Equivalent group design has been used. In order to select the sample, non-probability sampling design and purposive sampling technique has been used. The recess time was utilized for social contact activities as intervention for twenty days. Analysis of data rejected two null hypotheses whereas one null hypothesis has been accepted. Result of the study reveals that there is significant impact of the social contact on developing meal time skills among children with moderate intellectual disability.
Download  |  Pages : 93-97
How to cite this article:
Priti Tiwari. Impact of social contact on meal time skills among children with intellectual disability. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 93-97
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development