ERIC Number: EJ583754
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Peer Acceptance and Friendship in Children with Specific Language Impairment.
Fujiki, Martin; Brinton, Bonnie; Hart, Craig H.; Fitzgerald, April H.
Topics in Language Disorders, v19 n2 p34-48 Feb 1999
This study examined reciprocal friendship and peer acceptance in eight children with specific language impairment (SLI) in regular elementary classrooms. Three of the children were less well accepted than typical peers and five children reported no reciprocal friendships. Suggestions for facilitating friendships in children with SLI are offered. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Children's Language, Behavior, and Emotional Problems.