Document Type : Research Paper


1 ,Department of Psychology, Bojnourd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran

2 phD student in Educational Psychology Psychology,Department of Psychology, Bojnourd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran


Aim: this survey is done with the objective of studying the effectiveness of Perceptual Skills reconstruction program on perceptual reasoning, working memory, and math performance of students with specific math learning disorder.Methods:this empirical study includes pretest-posttest and control group. The statistical population included third grade students with specific math learning disorder in Joghatay. They were selected by the third grade teachers by performing a diagnostic test of math disorder and randomly assigned to 30 subjects and they were randomly assigned to the treatment and control groups. The treatment group received 16 sessions of training program. Data collection was done by the use of the Key Math Test, the Raven Test, Wechsler–IV Perceptual Reasoning Scale, Math Disorders Diagnostic test, and Stanford-Bine's Working Memory Scale. Results: Data analysis using mixed variance analysis with repeated measurements showed that intervention program implementation was significantly effective on nonverbal working memory, perceptual reasoning and its mathematical performance in experimental students at post-test stage and The observed effects in the follow-up phase remained stable. But there was no difference between the treatment and control groups in the verbal working memory variable.Conclusion: based on this, it can be concluded that the training of this program is effective on math performance, nonverbal working memory and perceptual reasoning of students with specific learning math disorder and can be considered as an effective approach in the treatment ofspecific learning math disorder.


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