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Mirzaei F. Comparison of motor skills and hearing comprehension in blind and normal children. IJAEE. 2017; 1 (3) :1-4
URL: http://ijaee.europeansp.org/article-22-257-en.html
Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Malaysia
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Background and aim of study: Many children with specific disability such as visual impairments involving with motor skills and listening comprehension problem. The purpose of this study was to compare motor skills and hearing comprehension in blind and normal children. Method: This study is a causal-comparative research design. The population of this study was 60 blind and normal students in Tehran city-Iran. They were randomly divided into two groups: blind (30) and normal (30). The Lincoln-Oseretsky Motor Development Scale and Wepman Auditory Discrimination Test (ADT) were used. Data were analyzed using SPSS software and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). Results: The results of study showed that the development of motor skills and auditory perception in normal students was higher than that of blind students (P <0.05). Conclusion: It seems that the blind have a lower motor skills and hearing comprehension than normal people. Therefore, paying more attention to programs that improve motor skills and hearing comprehension in blind children is important.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Biomedical Enginireeng
Received: 2019/08/21 | Accepted: 2019/08/21 | Published: 2019/08/21

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