International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

Effect of Social Skill Training on Emotional Intelligence of Adolescents with Specific Learning Disability

Alexander.A.E | Mohapatra.B

Abstract: Several researches have proved that individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities have low emotional intelligence. An improvement in emotional intelligence significantly improves the individuals academic and other success rates. The present research explored how social skill training could influence emotional intelligence in this population within the Indian context. A sample size of 6 students, who were within the age range of 12-17 years age, diagnosed with Specific Learning Disability, was selected through Convenience sampling. Emotional Intelligence was assessed before and after the intervention through Emotional Intelligence Scale. Results indicated that Social skills Training has a very significant effect on Emotional Intelligence. Domain-wise analysis revealed that social skills training have a significant effect on Understanding emotions, Empathy and Handling Relationships. Therefore, in the light of the Results it was concluded that social skills training is an essential component in the intervention program for adolescents with Specific Learning Disability.

Keywords: Specific Learning Disability, Emotional Intelligence, Adolescence, Social skills training

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,

Pages: 990 - 994

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