Seminar to focus on children's problems

Staff Reporter

THRISSUR: A seminar on `Educational and emotional problems of children' will he held here on Sunday. Papers on `Child and mental health: changing roles of family and school' and `Identification and remedial education for learning disability - tips for parents and teachers' will be among those presented at the seminar, organised by the Foundation for Social Health, a non-Governmental organisation.

Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, the office-bearers of the foundation said the other papers to be presented are `To make children more capable: direction for parents and teachers' and `Educational and emotional problems among schoolchildren.'

They said the seminar has been organised to coincide with the formal inauguration of the foundation, which has been established with a view to address the emotional and social health needs of children, adolescents and the aged, particularly from the vulnerable sections.

V.K. Mohandas, P.T. Sasi, Joy Mathew, Mytri Samagata, Jaya Sacharias and C.B. Rajeev were among those who addressed the press conference.