Mellard, D.F., & Hazel, J.S. (1992). Social competencies as a pathway to successful life transitions. Learning Disability Quarterly, 15, 251-271.
Topic: Social Skills
Subcategory: Big Picture/Research
Summary: This article describes post-secondary outcomes of young adults with learning disabilities, specific areas of social problems encountered, and the results of an assessment of social competencies in adults with learning disabilities. Authors recommend that secondary and post-secondary curricular experiences include greater attention to improving social competencies.