Interpretation of facial expressions of affect in children with learning disabilities with verbal or nonverbal deficits.

@article{Dimitrovsky1998InterpretationOF,
  title={Interpretation of facial expressions of affect in children with learning disabilities with verbal or nonverbal deficits.},
  author={Lilly Dimitrovsky and Hedva Spector and Rachel Levy-Shiff and Eli Vakil},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={1998},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={286-92, 312}
}
The ability to identify facial expressions of happiness, sadness, anger, surprise,fear, and disgust was studied in 48 nondisabled children and 76 children with learning disabilities aged 9 through 12. On the basis of their performance on the Rey Auditory-Verbal Learning Test and the Benton Visual Retention Test, the LD group was divided into three subgroups: those with verbal deficits (VD), nonverbal deficits (NVD), and both verbal and nonverbal (BD) deficits. The measure of ability to… CONTINUE READING

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