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A joint venture by National Institute of Speech & Hearing & Directorate of Social Justice, Govt. of Kerala

Mental Health & Well-being: Children with Disabilities and their Parents & Caretakers

Parenting a child with a disability is always a very challenging process. Lack of awareness among the parents to deal with such a child worsen the scenario. This has a tremendous impact on the mental health of the whole family. Thus, it is very necessary to empower them and ensure their participation in the growth and development of the society. This presentation includes the importance of mental health, factors affecting mental health and ways to improve mental health and well-being in the context of having a child with disability