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Poor social, communication skills linked to peer rejection, bullying

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013, by Sharita Forrest, Champaign, Ill. – Poor social and communication skills and psychosocial problems such as depression, low self-esteem and anger - all of which are often associated with disabilities - serve as risk factors for peer rejection and as predictors for bullying and victimization, according to a new study that was conducted at the University of Illinois. The associations among these characteristics and problems may explain [...]