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saket mahjoub M, khosro javid M, kafee S M. The Effect of Mind Training Theory on Social Skills and Self-Concept of Children with Dyslexia. mejds. 2015; 4 (4) :84-91
URL: http://jdisabilstud.ir/article-1-402-en.html
1- University of Guilan
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Objective: The present paper aims to examine the effect of training mind theory on social skills and self-concept in children with dyslexia in Rasht city.
Materials  & Methods: The statistical population of this research includes the all the students with dyslexia in third to fifth  grade of elementary school in Rasht province during the educational year of 2013-2014, which they were100 students. 24 students with dyslexic boys and girls were chosen using randomized sampling and the divided into two groups including experiment (12 students) and control (12 students). The instrument used in the study was reading and dyslexia test (2008), BECK elf-concept (1987), Matson social skills test (1983). Theory of mind in eight 20-minute sessions was conducted individually in the experimental group. Data was analyzed by analysis of Covariance.
Results: Findings indicate that theory of mind training has been able to increase the confidence factors (12.45) at the scale of social skills (p=0.003) and also sub-scales including social skill (18.73) and physical attraction (16.91) at the self-concept scale (p=0.001, p=0.009) .
Conclusion: Theory of mind training leads to improvement in social skills and components of self-concept in dyslexic students, thus strengthening the theory of mind can be considered as one of the principal axes in training for professionals and educators.
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Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Rehabilitation
Received: 2014/08/9 | Accepted: 2014/10/28

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