A Meta-Analysis of the Social Competence of Children with Learning Disabilities Compared to Classmates of Low and Average to High Achievement Elizabeth A. Nowicki Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 26, No. 3 (Summer, 2003), pp. 171-188 Abstract: This meta-analysis synthesized research since 1990 pertaining to the social competence of children with learning disabilities in inclusive classrooms.… Read More

Social Skills Interventions for Individuals with Learning Disabilities Kenneth A. Kavale and Mark P. Mostert Learning Disability Quarterly February 1, 2004 27: 31-43 Abstract: Social skill deficits have become a defining characteristic of students with specific learning disability (SLD). Attempts have been made to enhance social functioning through structured training approaches. The effectiveness of these… Read More

The Social-Emotional Side of Learning Disabilities Linda K. Elksnin and Nick Elksnin Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 27, No. 1, (Winter, 2004), pp. 3-8 Abstract: This article provides a context for this special issue devoted to the social-emotional side of learning disabilities (LD). The impact LD definitions have on policy and practice, the prevalence of social-emotional… Read More