ROLE OF ASSISTIVE DEVICES IN THE REHABILITATION OF PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN IN SOUTHERN PUNJAB

Authors

  • Muhammad Ashfaq Department of Special Education, (DOE) University of Education, Lahore, (Lower Mall Campus), Pakistan 
  • Hina Hadayat Ali Department of Special Education University of Education, Lahore. Faisalabad Campus, Pakistan 
  • Muhammad Javed Aftab Department of Special Education, (DOE), University of Education, Lahore. Faisalabad Campus, Pakistan 

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52567/pjsr.v4i04.834

Abstract

This study was conducted to explore the Role of Assistive Devices in The Rehabilitation of Physically Handicapped Children in Southern Punjab. This research was descriptive in its nature. In this study the total sample consisted 170 Senior and Junior Teachers of special education, Instructor Physical Education (IPE) and Physical Education Teachers (PET) working with physically handicapped children. It was concluded that the assistive devices proved helpful to minimize the level of disability of children with physical impairment. The results reflect that according to the parents of children with physical disabilities, the usage of assistive devices played a positive role for the rehabilitation of the children with physical impairment. Services of the professionals such as, Physiotherapist, Psychologist, Instructor Physical Education (IPE) or Physical Education Teacher (PET) should provide in the all institutions of physically disabled children.

Keywords: Assistive Devices, Rehabilitation, Physically Handicapped Children, Southern Punjab.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Ashfaq, Department of Special Education, (DOE) University of Education, Lahore, (Lower Mall Campus), Pakistan 

Assistant Professor

Hina Hadayat Ali, Department of Special Education University of Education, Lahore. Faisalabad Campus, Pakistan 

Assistant Professor

Muhammad Javed Aftab, Department of Special Education, (DOE), University of Education, Lahore. Faisalabad Campus, Pakistan 

Assistant Professor/ Coordinator

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Published

2022-12-05