Ordinal Birth Order and Behavioural /Emotional Problems: A Study among Dyslexic Children in Kerala

2020 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
Reading disability or dyslexia is a lifelong condition with an early childhood manifestation of inability to read. About 30% of learning disabled children have behavioural and emotional problems. (12) Birth order among the siblings is one of the important family dynamics which determine the psychological well-being of reading disabled children. Objectives: To find out whether any difference in behavioural/emotional problems exist between various birth order positions of dyslexic children.
more » ... : Exploratory Design. Participants: Statistical Tests: Means, Standard Deviations and ANOVA. Results: The comparison of mean values of CBCL syndrome scales and birth order positions were not significant. Conclusion: The study concluded that the ordinal birth positions of dyslexic children could not make any alterations in the behavioural and emotional problems.
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v11i6.9930 fatcat:hjnwou6onndt7i7kfy6kkpnoju