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RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 451-453


Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers

Hafiza Iqra Javaid, Asra Roheen, Sadia Saleem, Samia Kanwal, farjad afzal, Rabia Qamar.

Abstract
Objective: To investigate the knowledge and awareness of teachers regarding learning disabilities in schools in Lahore, Pakistan.
Methodology: This descriptive observational study was conducted at the Department of Allied Health Sciences, FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore from September 2017 to January 2018. Secondary data was collected from The Educators, Dar-e-Arqam School, Grammar School and Beacon House School System, Lahore. A total of 106 school teachers were included and Professionals other than school teachers were excluded. Self-designed questionnaire was used.
Results: Out of 106 teachers, 19 (17.9%) were males and 87 (82.1%) females. Age ranged from 20 to 41 years. The qualification of 32 (32.2%) teachers was 14 years of Education, 17(16.0%) had 16 years of Education, and 57 (58.8%) had 18 years of Education. Only 1% teachers had adequate knowledge about learning disabilities.
Conclusion: School teachers had a very meagre knowledge about learning disabilities.

Key words: Awareness, learning disability, school teachers.


 
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Javaid HI, Roheen A, Saleem S, Kanwal S, afzal f, Qamar R. Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 451-453.


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Javaid HI, Roheen A, Saleem S, Kanwal S, afzal f, Qamar R. Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=58900 [Access: May 19, 2022].


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Javaid HI, Roheen A, Saleem S, Kanwal S, afzal f, Qamar R. Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 451-453.



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Javaid HI, Roheen A, Saleem S, Kanwal S, afzal f, Qamar R. Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers. RMJ. (2022), [cited May 19, 2022]; 47(2): 451-453.



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Javaid, H. I., Roheen, . A., Saleem, . S., Kanwal, . S., afzal, . f. & Qamar, . R. (2022) Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers. RMJ, 47 (2), 451-453.



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Javaid, Hafiza Iqra, Asra Roheen, Sadia Saleem, Samia Kanwal, farjad afzal, and Rabia Qamar. 2022. Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 451-453.



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Javaid, Hafiza Iqra, Asra Roheen, Sadia Saleem, Samia Kanwal, farjad afzal, and Rabia Qamar. "Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 451-453.



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Javaid, Hafiza Iqra, Asra Roheen, Sadia Saleem, Samia Kanwal, farjad afzal, and Rabia Qamar. "Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers." Rawal Medical Journal 47.2 (2022), 451-453. Print.



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Javaid, H. I., Roheen, . A., Saleem, . S., Kanwal, . S., afzal, . f. & Qamar, . R. (2022) Awareness and knowledge of learning disabilities among school teachers. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 451-453.








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