Children with Learning Disabilities: Social Functioning and Adjustment
April 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
2. The school as a context for social development.
3. Social perception: recognition of person and contextual cues.
4. Social cognitive functioning.
5. Behavioural dynamics associated with social adjustment.
6. Social cognition, behaviour and adjustment.
7. Theory, applied research and intervention strategies.
- Provides an account of the social cognitive development of children with learning disabilities and discusses ways in which this might be related to their social adjustment.
- Offers an overview of research in this area and, with the use of various models, examines aspects of social functioning.
- Applications of research to educational and other more general settings are discussed, as are implications for the design of intervention strategies.
Rosemary Wright, Curriculum Leader, Entry Level Provision, Macclesfield College, Cheshire, UK.