The SAGE Handbook of Dyslexia is a comprehensive overview of a complex field. It is a rich, critical assessment of past and present theory and current research, which also looks to the future. The editors have brought together key figures from the international academic world - both researchers and practitioners - to examine the relationships between theoretical paradigms, research and practice, and to map new areas of research.

Dyslexia and Self-Concept: A Review of Past Research with Implications for Future Action

Dyslexia and Self-Concept: A Review of Past Research with Implications for Future Action

Dyslexia and self-concept: A review of past research with implications for future action

This chapter

  • reviews previous research findings on the nature of the relationship between aspects of self-concept and learning disabilities/dyslexia;
  • considers some of the main problems relating to terminological confusion in this area;
  • identifies key issues that need to be addressed but are often overlooked;
  • provides a more focused examination of recent research linking learning disabilities/ dyslexia to aspects of self-concept, self-esteem and identity formation; and
  • offers some tentative conclusions and suggestions for future research.

It has long been recognised that how people think and feel about themselves and their attributes in various fields of endeavour is likely to be closely related ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles