Authors: Habibi, KR, Farid A, Shaban F.
Publication: Journal of Learning Disabilities (Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University). Volume 7 , Number 2 #M00140; Page(s) 27 To 39. 2018
The purpose of the current research was to investigate the effectiveness of mental rotation training on reading performance of dyslexic students. The research method was a quasi-experimental and a type of pretest- posttest with a control group. Statistical population of this research included all male and female students with dyslexia in second grade in Tabriz in the academic year of 2015-16. The sample of the research consisted of 30 dyslexic students who were selected through available sampling and were randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. To collect data, Wechsler intelligence scale for children revised release and reading improvement and dyslexia test were used. Multivariate Covariance (MANCOVA) was used to analyze the data. The findings showed that the scores of the experimental group dyslectic students in reading performance posttest were higher than the control group (P<0/001). The results were discussed and the mental rotation training was recommended to be paid further attention.