Vulnerability to bullying in children with a history of specific speech and language difficulties
Lindsay, Geoff, Dockrell, Julie E. and Mackie, Clare. (2008) Vulnerability to bullying in children with a history of specific speech and language difficulties. European Journal of Special Needs Education, Vol.23 (No.1). pp. 1-16. ISSN 0885-6257Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08856250701791203
This study examined the susceptibility to problems with peer relationships and being bullied in a UK sample of 12‐year‐old children with a history of specific speech and language difficulties. Data were derived from the children’s self‐reports and the reports of parents and teachers using measures of victimisation, emotional and behavioural difficulties, prosocial development and self‐esteem, together with measures of the children’s language development. Similar prevalence rates for victimisation were found compared with matched groups of typically developing children and children with special educational needs related to general learning difficulties. The importance of prosocial skills and their relationship with language development, particularly pragmatic impairment, are explored.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR)
Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute of Education
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Specific language impairment in children, Bullying in schools -- Great Britain, Learning disabilities|
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Journal of Special Needs Education|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-16|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Gatsby Charitable Foundation (GCF)|
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