In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iran Neuropsychology Association

Document Type : Original article


1 Professor of Department of Psychology, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran

2 PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, Tabriz Islamic Art University, Tabriz, Iran.

3 M.A in Child and Adolescent clinical Psychology, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran.


Introduction: Problems reading and math ability is one of the most fundamental problems faced by children with learning disabilities. This study aimed to investigate the effects of neuropsychological rehabilitation of attention and memory performance of students with learning disabilities in dyslexia & Dyscalculia was performed. Methods: This study is a quasi-experimental design with three test groups, respectively. The study sample was the city of Tabriz in 2016, and samples were selected from the divisions of learning disorders. Sampling was random. This means that people with a learning disability but did not intervene for them. The number of treatment sessions 20 sessions and each session lasted 45 minutes. Instruments included neuropsychological rehabilitation program Sound Smart computerized test of attention and memory selected - the attention is scattered. Data analysis was performed using multivariate analysis of covariance. Findings: Data analysis showed that mean scores of pre-test and post-test experimental and control groups there was a significant difference (P Conclusion: This study showed that neuropsychological rehabilitation can be used as an effective way to improve attention and memory in people with learning disability in dyslexia & Dyscalculia are used.


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