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Kavianpour F, Malekpour M, A'bedi A. Efficacy of Executive Functions Training (Response Inhibition) on the Rate of Impulsivity in Preschool Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: A Single-Subject Research. jrehab. 2013; 14 (1) :70-80
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1049-en.html
1- M.Sc. in Psychology of exceptional Children University of Isfahan, Isfahan Iran. , fkavianpour22266@yahoo.com
2- P.H.D university of esfahan
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Objectives: The present study aims to investigate the efficacy of executive functions training (response inhibition) on the rate of impulsivity in preschool children with developmental coordination disorder in Isfahan city.

 Materials & Methods: The participants of this study were three preschool children which were recognized to have developmental coordination disorder. To collect data, we used NEPSY neuropsychology test, Conner’s parent rating scale, Wechsler intelligence scale for children, basic motor ability tests and clinical interview. A single-subject method with MBD design research methodology was used as well.

Results: The results of the data chart analysis based on descriptive statistics' and visual analysis indices revealed that the intervention has been effective on the three participants (PND of 80%, 70% and 70% for test number one, two and three, respectively).

Conclusion: The results of the present study show that response inhibition executive function training can reduce level of impulsivity.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Exceptional Children Psychology
Received: 19/02/2012 | Accepted: 9/10/2013 | Published: 9/10/2013

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