COMPARING SELF-CONCEPT OF STUDENTS WITH AND WITHOUT LEARNING DIFFICULTIES
Keywords:Self-concept, students with learning disabilities
This study compared self-concept in 50 High school children with learning disabilities (LD) and 70 of their peers without LD. The students completed the Self-concept Scale, and each obtained a score in six subdomains. Differences were found between the groups on the social, educational and Intellectual subscales, with students without LD scoring higher on both scales. There was no difference between groups on global self-concept. The limitations of this study are identified, and directions for future research are provided.
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