Counseling Clients with Learning Disabilities Counselor Perceived Competencies

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Tamekia Bell
Theodore Remley, Jr.
Tara Hill


learning disabilty, counselor, competency, counselor training, counselor preparation


Persons with learning disabilities (PWLDs) have the second most prevalent disability yet there is limited counseling literature on the population. This study examined counselors’ perceived beliefs and knowledge serving PWLDs and their self-reported multicultural competency. Findings suggest a need for additional training and educational experiences focusing on serving PWLDs.

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