International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Audiology | India | Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023 | Rating: 5.3 / 10


A Study on Prevalence of Speech and Language Disorders in Children with Intellectual Disability in Bankura District of West Bengal

Dr. Arup Kumar Goswami | Abir Goswami


Abstract: Communication difficulties can lead to social isolation, frustration, and diminished self - esteem in children with ID. Understanding the background of these challenges is essential for promoting their social and emotional well - being. Early identification and intervention are critical for children with speech and language disorders. Recognizing the prevalence of these disorders in the context of ID can lead to earlier support and improved outcomes. Thus the study aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the prevalence of speech and language disorders in children with intellectual disability. It will delve into the existing research, examining the factors contributing to this co - occurrence and its implications for affected children. The sample of study comprised 45 children with intellectual disability among them 30 boys and 15 girls from the special schools for intellectual disability of Bankura district. There were 14 children with mild intellectual disability and 31 children with moderate intellectual disability. In conclusion, the study on the prevalence of Speech and Language Disorders in children with Intellectual Disability in Bankura District highlights the significance of these conditions in the region. It emphasizes the importance of early identification and comprehensive intervention to improve the quality of life for affected children. Further research and public health efforts are warranted to better understand and address the complex factors associated with these co - occurring conditions.


Keywords: Speech and Language Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Gender, Level, Intervention Strategies


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023,


Pages: 1665 - 1672



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