n South African Journal of Education - Critique of an intervention programme to promote resilience among learners with specific learning difficulties

Volume 26, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-0100
  • E-ISSN: 2076-3433



A quasi-experimental study, which focused on inculcating resilience skills in adolescents with specific learning difficulties by means of a group intervention programme, is reported on. The results of the study suggested that adolescents with specific learning difficulties can acquire resilience skills despite obstacle-ridden circumstances, but that the programme requires continued research to be optimally effective.

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