Reazioni alla diagnosi di DSA e componenti emotive e cognitive che influiscono sull'uso degli strumenti compensativi e delle misure dispensative L'opinione di 100 studenti con DSA

Translated title of the contribution: Reactions to the Specific Learning Disabilities diagnosis and emotional and cognitive components that influence the use of compensatory tools and dispensatory measures. The opinion of 100 SLD students

Emanuela Maria Sironi, Patrizia Vicenza, Noemi Cataldi, Lucrezia Frinco, Marco Frinco, Barbara Sini

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Abstract

Our work is based on some clinical observations that show that several students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) decline the use of the compensatory tools and dispensatory measures contemplated in the personalized learning plan. International studies confirm these clinical observations. We hypothesized that the emotions felt by the student during the diagnosis communication and afterwards, as well as parents', teachers' and schoolmates' reactions, could enhance or block him/her in adopting compensatory and dispensatory measures. Thus we realized a self-report questionnaire aimed to explore the students emotional and cognitive reactions to the SLD diagnosis, and the reasons for the eventual refusal to use compensatory and dispensatory measures. The present research has been conducted on a group of 100 Italian students with a SLD diagnosis, attending from the 3rd class of primary school to University. The results seem to confirm the hypotheses and pave the way for a further more in-depth study.

Translated title of the contributionReactions to the Specific Learning Disabilities diagnosis and emotional and cognitive components that influence the use of compensatory tools and dispensatory measures. The opinion of 100 SLD students
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)97-116
Number of pages20
JournalPsicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology

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