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Zamani Behbahani E, Asgari P, Heydari A, Marashian F S. Comparison of the Effectiveness of Fernald’s Multisensory Training and Computer Game Training on Dyslexia in Elementary Students with learning Disabilities. Iranian Journal of Educational Sociology. 2021; 4 (1) :58-67
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1- PhD Student in Exceptional Child Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran.
2- Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran.
3- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran.
Abstract:   (283 Views)
Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Fernald’s multisensory training and computer game training on dyslexia in primary school students with learning disabilities in Ahvaz.
Methodology: This study was applied in terms of purpose and in an experimental framework (pre-test-post-test design with control group). The statistical population in the present study consisted of all elementary students with learning disabilities in the first and second grade of elementary learning centers in Ahvaz in 2019. The sample consisted of 45 students with learning disabilities in the first and second grade of elementary school. The research instrument included Wexler (1945) dyslexia questionnaire. Data were analyzed using repeated measures analysis of variance and multivariate covariance of Manqua and ANCOA.
Findings: The results of data analysis showed that Fernald’s multisensory training reduced dyslexia in elementary students with learning disabilities in the experimental group (1) compared to the control group and training in the use of computer games reduced the dyslexia in elementary students with learning disabilities in the experimental group (2). In comparison with the control group, it was found that there is a difference between the effectiveness of Fernald’ multisensory training and computer game training on dyslexia of elementary students with learning disabilities and Fernald’s multisensory training compared to computer game training in elementary students with dyslexia. Learning disabilities were more effective.
Conclusion: As a result, it can be said that Fernald’s multisensory training methods and computer game training reduce the dyslexia of elementary students with learning disabilities and Fernald’s multisensory training is a more effective method to reduce the dyslexia anger of elementary students with learning disabilities
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/11/21 | Accepted: 2021/03/21 | Published: 2021/03/21

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