PMID: 7931932Aug 1, 1994Paper

Academic, behavioral, and social adaptation of boys with hemophilia/HIV disease

Journal of Pediatric Psychology
R W Colegrove, R M Huntzinger

Abstract

Examined the intelligence, academic achievement, behavior, and social competency of 37 school-aged boys with hemophilia, 56% with HIV infection. IQ scores fell in the average range, but total reading scores were almost 1 standard deviation below the mean. Parent and teacher ratings of social functioning and behavior fell in the normal range. Absenteeism, an average of 27 days for the previous school year, was inversely correlated with most teacher ratings, indicating that absenteeism may be a significant factor in the academic and social adaptation of children with hemophilia. Overall, boys infected with HIV demonstrated the same level of academic and behavioral adaptation as those uninfected. The need for special education programs and interventions to enhance competency in the school setting is discussed.

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