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 deficits among youth with LD, relevant social-emotional terms, and the rationale for teaching social-emotional skills are discussed. Finally, the articles comprising this special issue are introduced.