Authors: Abia Nazim1 & Ruhi Khalid2
1Forman Christain College University, Lahore, Pakistan
2Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan
Abstract: The present research is designed as an attempt to explore one of the most significant dimensions of child development, that is, adaptive functioning and the contribution of personal and familial demographic variables associated with it among children following typical developmental pattern. The sample comprised 239 children selected through multistage sampling from public and private mainstream schools of Lahore city, Pakistan. The data was analyzed through SPSS. Age, gender, marital status of parents, joint family system and family income turned out to be significant correlates of adaptive functioning. Family system, age and gender wise mean score differences were significant. Findings were discussed in socio cultural context.
Keywords: Adaptive Functioning, Typical Development, Demographic Correlates
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