Perceived Social Support and Self-Esteem in Adolescents with Learning Disabilities at a Private School
- The article discusses the significance of social support in the development of an adolescent's self-esteem. Researchers believe that social support is a critical source of self-worth for developing adolescents. Perceptions of familial support may also be the single most powerful predictor of an adolescent's self-esteem and emotional problems. Individuals with learning disabilities are able to maintain a positive sense of global self-worth despite lower perception in academic domain.
Learning disabled teenagers; Self-esteem in adolescence
Learning Disabilities -- A Contemporary Journal
LaBarbera, Robin L., "Perceived Social Support and Self-Esteem in Adolescents with Learning Disabilities at a Private School" (2008). Faculty Articles & Research. 170.