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International Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Volume  2, Issue 2, May-Aug 2016, Pages 104-108

 

Review Article

Psychosocial Issues of Parents of Children with Communication Disorders: A Family Perspective
S. Ubahara Sahayaraj*, Ameer Hamza**
*Cohort Manager, Centre for Addiction Medicine, **Additional Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, (Institute of National Importance), Bangalore-560029.
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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21088/ijpen.2454.9126.2216.7

Abstract

 Intervention of children with disability should be holistic. Rarely, wellbeing of the family is given its due importance. The impact of the disability on the family members is always overlooked. Communication disorders in children pose a significant challenge to the family as a whole and measures should be taken to address this issue. Failure of which, would ultimately have its negative impact on the progress of child with communication disability.

Keywords: Psychosocial Issues; Parents; Communication Disorders; Intellectual Disability; Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Family.


Corresponding Author : S. Ubahara Sahayaraj*