Correlates of Orthopedically Disabled Children's School Achievement and Interpersonal Relationships

Jones, Reginald L.
November 1974
Exceptional Children;Nov1974, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p191
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study regarding the correlation between the orthopedically disabled children's school achievement and interpersonal relationships. The study illustrates that the pupil-teacher and peer relationships and both internal and external control shows a full range of achievement. Meanwhile, the physical dependency of the students are independent of the achievement or relationships with their teachers and peers. The study also shows higher achievement and better interpersonal relationships among internally oriented children. The researcher concluded that the impaired mobility and physical dependency did not influence the children's school achievement and interpersonal relationships.


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