School behavior problems of learning disabled and normal girls and boys

Douglas Cullinan, Michael H. Epstein, John Lloyd

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Abstract

Girls and boys aged 7 to 12 years, identified as either learning disabled or normal, were rated by their teachers on the Behavior Problem Checklist. Analysis of these ratings revealed that school behavior problems varied by sex and pupil category, and that learning disabled girls and boys showed significantly greater maladjustment than normal girls and boys on the Personality Problem dimension. Results are discussed in terms of implications for further research and special educational practices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-169
Number of pages7
JournalLearning Disability Quarterly
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Health Professions(all)
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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