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Faramarzi S, Yarmohamadian A, Malekpour M, Shirzadi P, Qasemi M. The Effect of Neuropsychological Interventions on Language Performance in Preschool Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI): A single subject study. MEJDS. 2016; 6
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1- Assistant Professor of psychology and education of children with special needs
2- Professor of psychology and education of children with special needs
3- MA of psychology and education of children with special needs
4- MSc. Speech therapy
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Objective:The purpose of this study is examining the effect of neuropsychological interventions on language performance in preschool children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI). Methods: In this study a single- subject research methodology was used. For this purpose among all preschool children with Specific Language Impairment in 1392 in Isfahan, by using purposive sampling method and according to entry criteria of the study, 5 children were selected. Every child after 4 based line sessions received neuropsychological interventions in 10 sessions and one month after the intervention, three test sessions were followed. This research tools to collect data, was Test of Language Development. Primary, c1997, 3rd (TOLP-P: 3), Wechsler intelligence scale for children 4th edition (WISC-IV), and clinical interview. Results: The result of the data chart analysis based on descriptive statics and visual analysis indices revealed that the intervention has been effective on the five participants (Sort by PND 100, 90, 90, 90 and 100 for subjects 1,2,3,4 and 5). Conclusions: The results of the present study show that neuropsychological interventions can improve the language performance of SLI children and can use as a method of therapeutic intervention in the education and rehabilitation of children with specific language impairment.

Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Rehabilitation
Received: 2014/09/27 | Accepted: 2014/11/2

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