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 4, April 2017 | Rating: 6.7 / 10


Family Burden and Social Support of the Parents of Children with Hearing Impairment

N. Somasekhar


Abstract: The present study was designed to assess and compare family burden and social support in mothers of children with hearing impairment and mothers of normal children. For this purpose, Family burden scale and Berlin Social Scale were administered on 30 mothers of children with hearing impairment and without disability, selected from Hyderabad. For statistical analysis, Means, standard deviation and t- test were used. Results revealed that the mothers of children with hearing impaired are showing more burden when compared with mothers of normal children, and there was no significant difference in social support for mothers of children with hearing impaired and mothers of normal children.


Keywords: Family burden, Social support, Disability, Hearing Impairment


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,


Pages: 2153 - 2155



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