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Khoshou'ei M, Mirlohi F. Slow-Learner Student, Verbal and Nonverbal Intelligence, Wechsler, Leiter, Goodenough . Archives of Rehabilitation. 2014; 15 (1) :37-44
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1287-en.html

1- Faculty of Educatioon & Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran , khoshouei_mahdieh@yahoo.com
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Objective: This research has been conducted with the aim of examining the performance of slow-learner first grade elementary students in Wechsler, Laiter and Goodenough Intelligence scales.

Materials & Methods: The present study was a comparative study. The statistical population was consisted of slow-learner students who were studying in the 1st grade in elementary schools in Isfahan 50 students (25 girls, 25 boys) were selected randomly. The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised, Leiter international performance scale and the Goodenough Draw-a-man test were used to measure verbal and nonverbal intelligences of students. Data were analyzed by using Pearson’s correlation coefficient and independent t-test.

Results: the results showed that slow-learner students in Wechsler and Leiter scales had subscales were similar function. A significant correlation was found between the Leiter score with Wechsler (P<0.05) and with Goodenough (P<0.01) scores. In addition, there was no significant differences between the scores of girls and boy students regarding to the Wechsler, Leiter and Goodenough intelligence scales (P>0.05).

Conclusion: the relationship between Leiter scale with Wechsler and Goodenough scales confirms the correctness of present assessment. Slow-learner boy and girl students of 1st grade in elementary school had the same performance on three intelligence scales.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Exceptional Children Psychology
Received: 4/05/2013 | Accepted: 22/01/2014 | Published: 21/03/2014

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