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Ashori M, Jalil-Abkenar S S. The effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation program based on memory on the behavioral problems and working memory in children with hearing impairment. Advances in Cognitive Sciences. 2020; 22 (1) :13-24
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1- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Education of People with Special Needs, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
2- PhD of Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children, Faculty of Psychology and Education, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (1807 Views)
Introduction: Hearing impairment affects all aspects of an individual's life, while applying cognitive rehabilitation program based on memory has been associated with practical outcomes. The present study aimed to determine the effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation programs based on memory on the behavioral problems and working memory in students with hearing impairment.  
Methods: The present research was a semi-experimental study with pre-test, post-test design, and control group. The participants were 26 girl children with hearing impairment from schools in Isfahan city using a convenient sampling method. Subjects were divided into experimental and control groups, each group consisting of 13 children. The experimental group received ten cognitive rehabilitation sessions based on memory, while the control group did not. The instruments were the Child Behavior Checklist (2001) and Working Memory Test Battery for Children (2017). Data were analyzed using MANCOVA.
Results: The results showed that cognitive rehabilitation program based on memory had a significant effect on the behavioral problems and working memory of subjects (P<0.0001).
Conclusion: According to the findings, cognitive rehabilitation program based on memory improved behavioral problems and working memory in students with hearing impairment. So, this program can be used to improve behavioral problems and working memory of these students and planning for providing a cognitive rehabilitation program based on memory for them is of particular importance.
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Received: 2018/11/9 | Accepted: 2019/06/12 | Published: 2020/06/10

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