Author by : Dorothy L. Family interaction and learning disabilities. Social skill deficits and learning disabilities: A meta-analysis. A longitudinal prospective study of characteristics and recovery. Social skill performances of learning disabled, nonlearning disabled, and delinquent adolescents. Overlap in these percentages reflects the fact that major depression was superimposed on dysthymia. Promoting social acceptance of children with learning disabilities: An educational responsibility.
An empirical clinical approach toward a definition of childhood depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 42, 937-947. Learning Disability Quarterly, 5, 409-414. The high rate of learning disabilities found among children who commit suicide is reflected in a study that found that in a three-year period, 50% of the children who had committed suicide in Los Angeles County had been identified as learning disabled Peck, 1985. A special section on working with parents includes a handout with strategies parents can use while social skills are developing in their child. Amongst the possible effects of bullying the U.
Socialization and peer relations in hyperactive children. Using real examples, she describes how difficulties in each of these areas may manifest, and offers practical hints, tips, and accommodations for supporting children both in and out of school. The study of the adaptive behavior of subtypes of individuals als with learning disabilities has allowed for a clearer understanding and appreciation of individual strengths and limitations in terms of social competence. Controlled studies of psychosocial functioning in prepubertal major depressive disorders. Learning Disability Quarterly, 8, 189-204. Learning Disability Quarterly, 5, 332-333.
Despite this, there exists a dearth of both research and policy focusing on eliminating the bullying of students with disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 20, 374-382. Learning Disability Quarterly, 5, 409-414. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 13. The remaining subjects demonstrated a high degree of comorbidity as well, but were differentiated from the first two groups by having a learning disability diagnosis in addition to their depressive or disruptive behavior disorder. When developing our social skills, social-interaction learning program, The Social Express, the goal was to create a program that works equally well for direct, individual, and group instruction in social skills.
Myers has developed a text that is a tremendous asset to the field. The prevalence of depressive symptoms in children with learning disabilities. Archives of General Psychiatry, 41, 229-237. I highly recommend this book. She worked as both an elementary and secondary special educator before going into administration and later higher education.
Pragmatics: The meaning of verbal language in learning disabled and nondisabled boys. Archives of General Psychiatry, 36, 675-681. Crisis intervention treatment with chronically and acutely suicidal adolescents. Lack of attention to the importance of social skills in individuals with disabilities is where we have historically fallen down on the job. Patterns of diagnostic comorbidity in a community sample of children aged 9 through 16 years.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28, 319-125. Education and Treatment of Children. This book continues in the trend of providing sound, evidenced-based knowledge with practical case examples and guided exercises, making the material 'come alive' and fostering critical thinking. Affective disorders in childhood and adolescence: An update. And clinicians have guidelines for coordinating with children, parents, schools and the community. Adaptive behavior of subtypes of learning disabled individuals. Explorations of subtypes of children with learning disabilities and the resultant determination of different patterns of cognitive or psychologic dysfunction may help reduce children's difficulties to more understandable and manageable types of problems Forness, 1990.
A special section on working with parents includes a handout with strategies parents can use while social skills are developing in their child. These social skills deficits may accompany learning disorders or may result from other disorders that co-occur with learning disabilities. Epps is concerned about bullying in our schools and has presents regularly on this topic. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. American Journal of Psychiatry, 148, 564-577.