Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research, volume 28 issue 3 & 4 (2009) : 209-214


Sangeeta, Sheela Sangwan, Krishna Duhan
1Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Home Science, CCSHAU, Hisar-125 004, India.
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Cite article:- Sangeeta, Sangwan Sheela, Duhan Krishna (2024). IMPACT OF INTERVENTION PACKAGE ON MENTAL ABILITIES OF 5-6 YEARS OLD SLOW LEARNERS. Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research. 28(3): 209-214. doi: .
Six schools were purposively selected from Hisar city of Haryana state .Forty slow learners
(IQ range 70-90) were identified in the age range of 5-6 years. Socio-personal variables, economic
variables and performance in non-scholastic activities served as independent variables. Mental
abilities were dependent variable in the present study. IQ of children was assessed by Stanford
Binet Intelligence scale. McCarthy Scale was administered to all 40 slow learners to assess their
mental abilities. These children were divided into two groups’ i.e. experimental group (20) and
control group (20). On the basis of pre testing, intervention package was developed and given to
the experimental group for a period of one month. After a gap of 15 days post testing was done
on both the groups to see the impact of intervention package on mental abilities of slow learners.
Results of the study concluded that experimental group performed better in all the activities of
verbal aspect, perceptual performance, quantitative and memory aspect during post testing. The
increase in mental abilities of slow learners was due to the intervention package provided to
them. Study concluded that due to the intervention there was gain in all the aspects of mental
abilities. But the maximum gain was in perceptual performance followed by gain in verbal aspect,
memory and quantitative.
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