Following are the measures which prevent maladjustment 1. Proper encouragement – Parents and teachers should speak daily with the child about his daily activities. So the child can begin to learn the principles of socialization.
118 2. Proper appreciation – Parents and teachers should directly praise the child for good things he has done. 3. Delegating responsibility – Parents and teachers should assign some responsibility to the child. This responsibility should evolve tasks which child perceives as real and important. 4. Provision of entertainment – Provide entertainment facilities like parks, sports clubs, amusement places, theaters, museum to children. We should encourage the child to engage in play with his peers. 5. Testing – Refer the child for special education testing in some instances maladjusted children and eligible for special education services.