LD and anxiety

Nelson & Harwood conducted a meta-analysis of fifty-eight studies on anxious symptomatology among school-aged students with learning disabilities (LD). Results indicated that students with learning disabilities had higher scores on measures of anxiety than non-learning disabled students. (J Learning Disabilities. 2011, 44, 3-17)

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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