Self-concept in children with educational special needs

Eliana Noemí Sabeh.

This article presents a theoretical approach on self-concept and an analysis of the effects that several factors related to the development of a child with special needs could have on the self-image. Then we focus on the results of recent research on childs with disabilities self-concept, specially on children with learning disabilities on which most studies revised have worked. Finally, we suggest strategies that could help children develop a positive self-concept.

 

Key words: Self-concept, Special needs, Children, Supports, Development, Strategies.