Self-Understanding and Self-Esteem in Children with Learning Disabilities

  title={Self-Understanding and Self-Esteem in Children with Learning Disabilities},
  author={Merith A. Cosden and Katherine Elliott and Sharon Noble and Eve J. Kelemen},
  journal={Learning Disability Quarterly},
  pages={279 - 290}
Little is known about the way children with learning disabilities (LD) develop an understanding of their disability. In this study, 95 students (23 elementary and 72 junior high) were interviewed to determine how they were informed about their learning disability and what they knew about it. Students were also administered two questionnaires, Harter's What I Am Like and Heyman's Self-Perception of a Learning Disability (SPLD). All students reported being told about their learning problems… Expand

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