Self-Concept of Students with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis.

Published on Jun 22, 2002in School Psychology Review
· DOI :10.1080/02796015.2002.12086165
George G. Bear30
Estimated H-index: 30
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Kathleen M. Minke16
Estimated H-index: 16
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Maureen A. Manning8
Estimated H-index: 8
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Abstract
Educators often assume that the self-concept of children with learning disabilities (LD) is less favorable than that of children without LD. The present study, a meta-analysis of 61 studies of self...
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