Citations with the tag: LEARNING disabled children -- Psychology

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  • Self-Monitoring of Attention with Learning-Disabled Children: Past Research and Current Issues.
    Hallahan, Daniel P.; Sapona, Regina // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Dec1983, Vol. 16 Issue 10 

    Describes an intervention technique that helps learning-disabled (LD) children monitor their own attention. Accuracy of the self-monitoring approach among learning disabled; Relevance of the results for assessing the efforts of LD children in a mainstreamed educational setting.

  • Cognitive-Motivational Factors That Contribute to the Achievement of Learning-Disabled Children.
    Licht, Barbara G. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Oct1983, Vol. 16 Issue 8 

    Discusses a body of research that seeks to understand the effects of failure on learning disabled (LD) children. Development of a set of beliefs that can have a detrimental effect on LD children subsequent achievements; Treatment approaches; Impact of the procedures on children's response to...

  • Conceptual and Educational Implications of the Use of Efficient Task Strategies by Learning Disabled Children.
    Torgesen, Joseph K. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Aug/Sep1980, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p19 

    Presents evidence that learning disabled children do not spontaneously employ appropriate task strategies in a variety of situations. Failure to engage in certain kinds of goal-directed activities; Concept of performance problems in learning disabled children that has potential implications for...

  • Role-Taking Deficits in Learning Disabled Children.
    Dickstein, Ellen B.; Warren, David R. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Aug/Sep1980, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p33 

    Compares the cognitive, affective and perceptual role-taking skills of learning disabled children with those of a control group of normal children. Role-taking deficit in the learning disabled children who scored significantly lower on the tasks than their normal peers; Finding that older...

  • Fable comprehension by children with learning disabilities.
    Abrahamsen, Eileen P.; Sprouse, Pamela T. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May1995, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p302 

    Presents the results of a test involving children with learning disabilities with the use of fables. Their explanation on their moral choices; Comparison of their ability to select the correct moral with that of children without learning disability; Stimulus materials.

  • Learning Disabled Children's Understanding of Social Interactions of Peers.
    Weiss, Elizabeth // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Dec1984, Vol. 17 Issue 10 

    Studies learning disabled children's social understanding of actual, unrehearsed interactions between peers occurring within a school setting and presented on videotape. Tendency of learning disabled children to give unfriendly scene ratings; Ratings of ambiguous horseplay scenes; Number and...

  • Cooperative Group Tasks and Their Relationship to Peer Acceptance and Cooperation.
    Anderson, Mary A. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Feb1985, Vol. 18 Issue 2 

    Studies cooperative group tasks and their relationship to peer acceptance and cooperation among learning-disabled children. Establishment and building of positive interpersonal relationships inside a classroom; Cooperation exhibited by students; Level of peer acceptance.

  • Using Psychological Assessment in Structural Family Therapy.
    Fulmer, Richard H.; Cohen, Susan; Monaco, Gail // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar1985, Vol. 18 Issue 3 

    Examines several issues in the family therapy of children with academic problems, with emphasis on psychological evaluation and suggests techniques to enhance the therapeutic effectiveness of such feedback. Influence of the therapist's assessment of the family's dynamics on the manner of...

  • The Development of Encoding Processes in Learning Disabled Children.
    Lorsbach, Thomas C.; Gray, Jeffrey W. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Apr1985, Vol. 18 Issue 4 

    Compares the development of encoding preferences in learning disabled (LD) 2nd and sixth grade children and non-disabled children. Relative dominance of attributes encoded by the two groups at the two ages; Comparison of number of false recognitions for three types of distractions; LD students'...

  • The Learning Disabled Child: A Retrospective Review.
    McWhirter, J. Jeffries; McWhirter, Robert James; McWhirter, Mary C. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jun/Jul1985, Vol. 18 Issue 6 

    Discusses several concepts that appear important to the social and educational development of learning disabled (LD) children as highlighted by the experience of a parent with an LD child. Problems confronting LD children in building their self-esteem; Reflections of an LD child regarding the...

  • Mark's Advice.
    Strauss, Liz // Instructor; Oct2000, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p32 

    Unveils the advice offered by a learning disabled in helping him improve his reading skill. Suggestion on selecting the right books; Advice on introducing a book; Factor which is motivating for low-level readers.

  • Steps Before the Referral.
    Gerardi, Robert J.; Coolidge, Paula G. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Nov83, Vol. 16 Issue 9 

    Suggests the need for a preventive program for learning disabled children with behavioral problems before they are referred for an evaluation and placement in a special education setting. Qualities that a preventive program should include; Importance of including parent participation.

  • Outerdirectedness as a Function of Success and Failure in Educationally Handicapped Boys.
    MacMillan, Donald L.; Cauffiel, Shelley R. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Dec1977, Vol. 10 Issue 10 

    Investigates the outerdirectedness of educationally handicapped boys. Problem solving; Coping styles of learning disabled children; Influence of chronological age on the degree of outerdirectedness; Task-specific nature of outerdirectedness.

  • Sociometric Status and After-School Social Activity of Children with Learning Disabilities.
    Ackerman, David; Howes, Carollee; Gross, Yigal // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Aug/Sep1986, Vol. 19 Issue 7 

    Examines the relationship between sociometric status in school and participation in after-school activities in a sample of 28 elementary-school age boys with learning disabilities. Use of a sociometric questionnaire to measure both popularity and acceptance in school; Absence of relation...

  • Strengths-Based Assessment Differences Across Students with LD and EBD.
    Reid, Robert; Epstein, Michael H.; Pastor, Dena A.; Ryser, Gail R. // Remedial & Special Education; Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p346 

    ABSTRACT Current assessment techniques for children with learning disabilities (LD) and emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) are typically focused on identifying deficits. In this study we investigated the use of an alternative strength-based perspective, using the Behavioral and Emotional...

  • Maternal Expectations and Birth Order in Families with Learning Disabled and Normal Children.
    Epstein, Joel; Berg-Cross, Gary; Berg-Cross, Linda // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May1980, Vol. 13 Issue 5 

    Examines maternal expectations for male siblings as function of the presence and birth order of learning disabled children between eight and ten years old. Relationship between birth order and personality; Comparison of the maternal expectations for firstborns and later-borns and for normal and...

  • Strategic Behaviors in Selecting Retrieval Cues in Gifted, Normal Achieving and Learning-Disabled Children.
    Wong, Bernice Y.L. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan1982, Vol. 15 Issue 1 

    Investigates organized strategies and self-checking behaviors in selecting retrieval cues in gifted, normal-achieving and learning disabled (LD) children. Lack of self-checking skills in LD children; Organized strategy used by LD children in selecting retrieval cues; Torgesen's...

  • Comparability of Self-Concept Among Learning Disabled, Normal, and Gifted Students.
    Winne, Philip H.; Woodlands, Margaret J.; Wong, Bernice Y.L. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Oct1982, Vol. 15 Issue 8 

    Analyzes the comparability of representations of self-concept across groups of learning disabled (LD), normal and gifted children for the Sears and Coppersmith inventories. Similarity of nomological network relations of self-concept among three groups; Comparison between the physical and social...

  • Visual Search in Learning Disabled and Hyperactive Boys.
    McIntyre, Curtis W.; Murray, Michael E.; Blackwell, Scott L. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar1981, Vol. 14 Issue 3 

    Examines the suggestion that a deficit in selective attention is characteristic of learning disabled (LD) but not hyperactive children. Testing of the theory by using a visual search paradigm that required boys to search for a target letter embedded within an array of noise letters; Latencies...

  • Goal Setting and Reactions to Success and Failure in Children with Learning Disabilities.
    Robbins, Rochelle L.; Harway, Norman I. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jun/Jul1977, Vol. 10 Issue 6 

    Examines learning disabled children's goal setting and reactions to success and failure. Comparison of a group of a number of boys with learning disabilities and a control group on the Rotter level-of-aspiration task; Consequences of learning disabled children's mixed experiences; Impact of...

  • Prediction of Self-Concept Among Learning Disabled Children.
    Smith, Monte D. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Dec1979, Vol. 12 Issue 10 

    Explores the possibility of predicting self-concept among school-verified learning disabled (LD) children on the bases of several combinations of predictor variables. Relationship of Verbal intelligence quotient (IQ), Performance IQ and Reading performance variables with self-concept;...

  • A Visual Arts Program for Enhancement of the Body Image.
    De Chiara, Edith // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Aug/Sep1982, Vol. 15 Issue 7 

    Attempts to determine whether a visual arts program related to the human figure would enhance the body-image of children with learning disabilities. Definition of body-image; Measurement of body image through the Human Figure Drawing Test, Imitation of Postures Test, Arthur Manikin Test and...

  • The Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms in Children with Learning Disabilities.
    Wright-Strawderman, Carol; Watson, Billy L. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Apr1992, Vol. 25 Issue 4 

    Examines the prevalence of depressive symptoms in a sample of public school elementary children aged 8 through 11, identified as learning disabled by state standards. Learning difficulties as a symptom of childhood depression; Comparison of the children's self-reports and parents' reports of...

  • Dimensions, Levels and Reliablities on the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale With Learning Disabled Children.
    Paget, Kathleen D.; Reynolds, Cecil R. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar1984, Vol. 17 Issue 3 

    Investigates the factor structure of the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale gathered from a sample of 106 children attending public school classes for the learning disabled. Determination of coefficients of congruence and salient variable similarity index; Support found for the existence...

  • Mothers' Predictions of the Self-Concept of their Normal or Learning-Disabled Children.
    Coleman, J. Michael // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Apr1984, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p214 

    Investigates the effects of the labeling process in special education in a study which assessed the self-concepts of 48 learning-disabled (LD) children, 54 of their normal age-mates, and 16 regular class students whose teachers indicated the need for special education services. Use of...

  • Anxiety and Self-Concept of Learning Disabled Children.
    Margalit, Malka; Zak, Itai // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Nov1984, Vol. 17 Issue 9 

    Compares anxiety and self-concept among learning disabled children and their nondisabled peers. Observance of significantly higher anxiety and lower self-concept in learning disabled children; Emphasis on the self-dissatisfaction of the learning disabled group and their pawning related anxiety.

  • Self-Concepts, Locus of Control and Performance Expectations of Learning Disabled Children.
    Rogers, H.; Saklofske, D.H. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May1985, Vol. 18 Issue 5 

    Examines general and academic self-concepts, general and academic locus of control beliefs and academic performance expectations among learning disabled (LD) and normally achieving children. Differences of affective characteristics among LD children; Relationship between academic failure...

  • Social Competence and Behavioral Problems of Learning Disabled Boys Aged 6-11.
    McConaughy, Stephanie H.; Ritter, David R. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan1986, Vol. 19 Issue 1 

    Analyzes parents' reports on social competence and behavioral problems of learning disabled boys aged 6-11 who were referred for psychoeducational assessment. Parents' reporting of lower levels of social competence and more behavior problems than normative samples of parents; Higher scores of...

  • Behavioral Indicators of Temperament and Personality in the Inactive Learner.
    Bender, William N. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May1987, Vol. 20 Issue 5 

    Compares temperament, self-concept and locus of control for children with learning disabilities and a comparison group of matched peers in order to validate the inactive learner characterization of disabled students. Demonstration of a multivariate difference with specific univariate effects in...

  • Children With Learning Disabilities: Social Goals and Strategies.
    Oliva, Audrey Hill; La Greca, Annette M. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May1988, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p301 

    Examines the hypothesis that learning disabled boys differ from nondisabled boys in terms of the strategies and goals that they independently formulate in interpersonal situations. Analysis of open-ended response; Analysis of the multi-choice responses; Factors that influence peer status...

  • Longitudinal Research on the Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Learning Disabilities.
    McKinney, James D. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar1989, Vol. 22 Issue 3 

    Summarizes the program of longitudinal research on behavioral characteristics of children with learning disabilities (LD) compared to average achievers. Developmental relationship between learning disabilities, attention disorders and social/emotional problems; Dimensions of adaptive behavior;...

  • Cognitive and Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Learning Disabilities: Concluding Comments.
    Torgesen, Joseph K. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar1989, Vol. 22 Issue 3 

    Comments on the cognitive and behavioral characteristics of children with learning disabilities. Correlation between fluent decoding skills and general intellectual level; Impact of phonological processing problems on reading; Consequences of reading failure on cognitive and behavioral...

  • A Comparison of Students with Learning Disabilities to Low Achieving and Higher Achieving Students on Three Dimensions of Social Competence.
    Bursuck, William // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar1989, Vol. 22 Issue 3 

    Examines the social differences between elementary school students with learning disabilities and other low achieving and higher achieving children on various social dimensions of social competence. Roles of handicapping condition and achievement in social adjustment; Social difficulties...

  • Alpha Hemispheric Asymmetry in Children with Learning Disabilities and Normally Achieving Children During Story Comprehension and Rehearsal Prior to Narrative Production.
    Haynes, William O.; Haynes, Maureen D.; Strickland-Helms, Donna F. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jun/Jul1989, Vol. 22 Issue 6 

    Examines the hemispheric processing of children with learning disabilities (LD) and normally achieving children during story comprehension and rehearsal prior to narrative production. Analysis of the subjects' narrative productions of retelling the story with a novel ending using a cohesion...

  • A comparison of ratings of LD students with the ratings of BD students using the revised behavior...
    Peach, Walter J.; Cobb, Suzanne E. // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Mar91, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p73 

    Compares the ratings of learning disabled (LD) students with the ratings of behavior disordered (BD) students as evaluated by teacher responses on the Revised Behavior Problem Checklist. Significant difference in the subscale of Anxiety Withdrawal when the behaviors of LD students were compared...

    Boodoo, Gwyneth M. // Journal of Special Education; Winter84/85, Vol. 18 Issue 4 

    Proposes a multivariate model for assessing a severe discrepancy between intellectual ability and actual achievement in learning disabled children. Determination of universe scores for aptitude and achievement by multiple regression; Formulas for computing the universe difference score variance...

    Sandoval, Jonathan; Lambert, Nadine M. // Journal of Special Education; Winter84/85, Vol. 18 Issue 4 

    Examines whether hyperactive children with learning disabilities (HCLD) are more likely to receive educational assistance than normal children. Other pupil characteristics associated with receiving special educational services; Tendency of HCLD children to have lower reading scores, poor...

    Bear, George G.; Clever, Andrew; Proctor, Willis A. // Journal of Special Education; Winter91, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p409 

    Presents the results of a study to determine if self-perceptions of scholastic competence, behavioral conduct and global self-worth are lower among children with learning disabilities (LD) in integrated classes than among nonhandicapped children in the same classes and higher among...

  • The Socially Deficient LD Child in Context: A Systems Approach to Assessment and Treatment.
    Wilchesky, Marc; Reynolds, Tom // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Aug/Sep1986, Vol. 19 Issue 7 

    Proposes a systems approach to the assessment and treatment of socially deficient, learning disabled children. Etiological factors in the development of social interactional problems in LD youngsters; Emphasis on the effectiveness of routinely involving all family members at least in the...

  • Teacher Perceptions of Social Behavior in Learning Disabled and Socially Normal Children and Youth.
    Center, David B.; Wascom, Alan M. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Aug/Sep1986, Vol. 19 Issue 7 

    Determines if teachers perceive a difference between learning disabled (LD) and socially normal (SN) students in terms of interpersonal behavior. Perception that SN students have significantly more prosocial behavior and significantly less antisocial behavior than LD students; Lack of...

  • On the Heels of Psychology.
    Blatt, Burton // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan1982, Vol. 15 Issue 1 

    Discusses how academic psychology goes wrong in the book 'Psychology Misdirected,' by Seymour Sarason. Characteristics that learning disabilities specialists can learn about themselves; Ways in which the field of learning disabilities might be misdirected; Problems with the idea that the right...

  • K-TEA Mathematics scores of learning disabled students in resource and...
    Brasher, Gail; Sapp, Gary L. // Psychological Reports; Jun97 Part 1, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p773 

    Presents the results of a study in which the relative effectiveness of mathematics instruction in resource rooms versus inclusive settings, was examined with 30 boys of Grades Five and Six, identified as learning disabled in mathematics. When the boys were pretested; How the students were taught...

  • The Role of Nonspecific Factors in the Task Performance of Learning Disabled Children: A Theoretical Assessment.
    Torgesen, Joseph K. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan1977, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p33 

    Argues that learning disabled children's failure to perform normally in a variety of tasks is due to their failure to develop the cognitive and emotional characteristics needed to adapt to the requirements of a task and use active and efficient task strategies. Attribution of problems of...

  • Selective Attention Deficit in Learning Disabled Children: A Cognitive Interpretation.
    Vrana, Francois; Pihl, R.O. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Aug/Sep1980, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p42 

    Investigates selective attention in learning disabled and normal children. Use of patterned stimulus configurations requiring selective attention to one of two types of stimuli; Indications that normal children selectively attended better than learning disabled children under a certain...

  • Self-Perceptions of First- and Second-Grade Children with Learning Disabilities.
    Priel, Beatrice; Leshem, Tamar // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Dec1990, Vol. 23 Issue 10 

    Examines the effects of developmental positive bias and repeated experiences of failure on the self-perception of mainstreamed first- and second-grade children with learning disabilities. Implications of greater positive bias and lower self-perception in the cognitive competence among children...

  • Autonomy and Competence as Motivational Factors in Students with Learning Disabilities and Emotional Handicaps.
    Deci, Edward L.; Hodges, Rosemary; Pierson, Louisa; Tomassone, Joseph // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Aug/Sep1992, Vol. 25 Issue 7 

    Points out the role of autonomy and competence as motivational factors in students with learning disabilities and emotional handicaps. Assessment of students' self-perceptions and perceptions of home and classroom contexts with all variables theoretically reflecting either the competence of the...

  • Academic achievement and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children...
    Branch, Walter B.; Cohen, Morris J. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan1995, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p35 

    Examines the influence of right- versus left-hemisphere neuropsychological dysfunction on academic achievement and attention-deficit/hyperactivity of learning disabled children. Subjects; Dependent measures; Implications.

  • Emotional and Behavioral Aspects of Hyperactivity.
    Margalit, Malka; Arieli, Nirit // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jun/Jul1984, Vol. 17 Issue 6 

    Compares two groups of learning disabled children in order to obtain a clearer understanding of the emotional and behavioral features of hyperactivity. Hyperactives' difficulties of modulating performance to meet external demand; Expression of higher levels of anxiety; Discussion of the results...

    Larson, Brad L.; Roberts, Bruce B. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jan1986, Vol. 19 Issue 1 

    Investigates uses of the computer which promote social skills and esteem among learning disabled (LD) students. Use of the LOGO computer language; Social needs of LD students and social aspects of computer use; Use of various testing measures to measure the development of supportive skills and...

  • How Learning Disabled Adolescent Boys Make Moral Judgments.
    Derr, Alice M. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar1986, Vol. 19 Issue 3 

    Investigates how learning disabled (LD) adolescents formulate moral judgments as compare to average achieving adolescents using the Kohlberg's Moral Judgement Interview. Strategies used by LD adolescents when faced with a dilemma involving conflicting moral values; Importance of teaching social...

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