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jcmh 2016, 3(1): 71-80 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of Visual Perception Skills Training on Short-Term Visual Memory of Children with Hearing Impairment
Mahdi Garmabi, Narges Adib-Sereshki, Mohammad Taheri, Guita Movallali , Seyyedeh Zahra Seyyed Noori
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Background and Purpose: Regarding the cognitive abilities of people with hearing impairment, memory has attracted attention of specialists. Especially the role of visual memory in remembering and recall of visual cues such as sign language and cued speech is frequently studied. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of visual perception on short-term visual memory of male hearing-impaired students.

Method: The method of this research was a quasi-experimental study with a pre-test/post-test design and control group. Among of the all of the boy’s students with hearing impairment in Tehran, thirty-six of students of Baghcheban School were selected through convenience sampling. They were then equally assigned to two groups (control and experiment). After 10 session intervention on experimental group, data were collected by Kim karad visual memory test.

Results: Analysis of covariance showed that visual skills training significantly affected on improve of short-term visual memory on children with hearing damage.

Conclusion: For improving visual memory in children with hearing impairment can be used of visual perception skills, because this perceptual skills makes activation areas related to visual memory and thus improves the visual memory.

Keywords: Visual perception, short-term visual memory, hearing-impaired children
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/05/27 | Accepted: 2016/06/15 | Published: 2016/06/28
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Garmabi M, Adib-Sereshki N, Taheri M, Movallali G, Seyyed Noori S Z. The Effectiveness of Visual Perception Skills Training on Short-Term Visual Memory of Children with Hearing Impairment . jcmh. 2016; 3 (1) :71-80
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