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عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Dyscalculia is the disability to perform the skills related to calculation in consideration to intellectual capacity and educational level that is expected from a normal person. The current study was aimed to determine the effectiveness of neuropsychological rehabilitation treatment on the continuous attention function of students with dyscalculia.
Materials and Methods: The design of the present study was semi-experimental with two groups of 10 students from Tabriz city in 2016. The sampling method was simple randomization, in which a group of 10 students with mathematical learning disorder were chosen from five regions of the city with learning disorders and 10 students as a control group who had learning disability but without any therapeutic interventions. The case group received twenty therapeutic sessions of 45-minute. The study instrument contained of computer program of neuropsychological rehabilitation (sound smart) and continuous function test. The data analysis was done using the multivariable covariance analysis.
Results: There were significant differences between the mean scores of the pretest and posttest of the experimental and control groups (p<0/001), so that the neuropsychological rehabilitation led to promotion of continuous attention in students with mathematical learning disorders.
Discussion: This study indicated that neuropsychological rehabilitation can be used as an effective method for people with mathematical learning disorders.