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Disability and Equity in Education

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Connecting Personality Traits Of Students With Learning Disabilities, Thelma D. Llewellyn May 1997

Connecting Personality Traits Of Students With Learning Disabilities, Thelma D. Llewellyn

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The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between personality type of students with learning disabilities using the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory and the students' GPAs. It was predicted that students with anintrovert personality would have a higher GPA at the end of their freshman first semester than students with extravert personality type. Sixty-eight students identified with learning disabilities upon entering college and taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator were compared.

The data was analyzed using Chi Square and a t-test. The results showed that the sample was representative of the population. Even though the Introverts did have higher GPAs ...