Development of Videos to Empower Young Mothers on Developmental Delay and Early Intervention
- Country : India
- Subject : Home Science
The study on “Development of videos to empower young mothers on Developmental Delay and Early Intervention” was taken up by the investigator with the aim to develop videos in Malayalam for improving the awareness of young mothers on Early Intervention and Developmental Delay. 100 Mothers were interviewed to assess their knowledge level on Developmental Delay and Early intervention before and after the awareness class. In the present study a video was developed on at-risk babies, Developmental milestones and Development Delay, Causes of Developmental Delay and Early Intervention and it was used as an aid to assess the knowledge of the respondents and create awareness on the same. Nine experts working in the field of Child Development evaluated the video. The survey results so obtained were consolidated and analysed using statistical software, IBM SPSS Statistics and percentages. The percentage analysis was used to assess the knowledge level of the young mother’s on the topic before and after providing awareness via visual aid, paired t test was conducted to check the effectiveness of the video and its impact upon the mothers as a whole and independent t test was done to check the awareness of young mothers on the topic staying under Urban and rural population and to know which among them had more knowledge on the topic. The study points out that though there is a general concern among mother’s regarding their child’s development, they lack awareness on developmental milestones, delay and Early Intervention. It was found using paired t test that there was a definite positive difference in the knowledge of mother’s on the topic after going through the video.