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Moghaddam K, Esteki M, Pishyareh E, Farahbod M, Gharib M. The Effect of Visual Arts Education on Improvement of Visual Perceptual Skills in Dyscalculic Students. Archives of Rehabilitation. 2011; 11 :50-57
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-706-en.html

1- M.A. of Exceptional Children Psychology Pediatric Neuroscience Centre
2- Ph.D. of Children Psychology, Assistant Professor Faculty of Psychology.Azad University
3- Ph.D. of Cognitive Neuroscience, Member of Occupational Therapy Department University of social welfare and rehabilitation sciences, Occupational Therapy Department
4- M.Sc. of Occupational Therapy,Academic Member Exceptional Children Institution, Tehran, Iran.
5- M.Sc. of Occupational Therapy University of Social Welfare and rehabilitation sciences, Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Research Center
Abstract:   (9837 Views)

Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of visual Arts education on improvement of visual perceptual skills in dyscalculic students.

Materials & Methods: utilizing an experimental pretest – posttest with control group design and using screening and via DSM-IV dyscalculia diagnosis questionnaire 30 dyscalculic male students were selected who were studying in the primary school and the research instruments used were Frostig Visual Perception and Key- mat Tests.

Results: the data of the research were analyzed through descriptive statistic method and covariance analysis model which showed that there is meaningful difference between clay, painting and control groups. .

Conclusion: the Visual Arts education can be effective on all of the visual perceptual skills in dyscalculic students except the Form Constancy skill.

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Exceptional Children Psychology
Received: 24/12/2010 | Accepted: 17/04/2011 | Published: 5/01/2014

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