A STUDY ON SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE OF STUDENTS WITH AND WITHOUT LEARNING DISABILITY By Boban Eranimos

Abstract

The present study investigates the social intelligence of students with and without learning disability. The total sample consisted of 40 subjects, which include 20 students diagnosed with learning disability (LD) and 20 normal students. The descriptive survey method was used for the present study. Purposive sampling method was used for sample selection. The Tromso Social Intelligence Scale (TSIS) was used to measure Social Intelligence (SI) and its three components such as social information processing, social skill and social awareness. Results revealed that students with learning disability have significantly lower level of social information processing than normal students. There were no significance differences in the components of social intelligence of students with and without learning disability with respect to gender. There is a significant difference in social skills and social awareness components of social intelligence with respect to age. Social skills and social awareness increase when age increases.

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