Loneliness, Peer Relations, and Language Disorder in Childhood

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Heidi Gazelle, Assistant Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Children with Language disorders boom higher than average rates of peer relationship problems, suggesting that they are also AC risk far loneliness, A review or research on loneliness as an emotional consequence of peer relationship difficulties in childhood is preceded by a discussion of the Funicular relevance of this literature for children with language difficulties. Evidence from research on loneliness indicates the peer acceptance participation in friendship, friendship quality, and victimization by peers each contribute to children’s feelings of loneliness at school. Suggestions are made concerning intervention efforts to reduce loneliness for children with language problems.

Additional Information

Asher, S. R., & Gazelle, H. (1999). Loneliness, peer relations, and language disorder in childhood. Topics in Language Disorders, 19, 16-33.
Language: English
Date: 1999
Language disorder, Children, Elementary School, Loneliness, Solitude

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