Volume 4, Issue 147 (11-2017)                   Exceptional Education 1396, __(147): 41-48 | Back to browse issues page

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Considering the Effectiveness of Psychosocial Intervention on Inhibition and Emotion Regulation in Children with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. Exceptional Education. 2017; 4 (147) :41-48
URL: http://exceptionaleducation.ir/article-1-1121-en.html
Abstract:   (719 Views)
Background: Autism spectrum disorder is a cognitive and behavioral-neural disorder. It diagnosed by three features: difficulties in social interactions, disorder in verbal and non-verbal communication and along with limited and repeated schema. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of psychosocial intervention on inhibition and emotion regulation in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorder.
Method: It is a semi-experimental research. The subjects of this study were 24 children that were diagnosed with high functioning autistic disorder that was selected by available sampling method and substituted to two groups (12 students in experimental group, 12 students in control group). In order to survey the subjects, the Behavior rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) and the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) were used. After the pre-test and performing  20 intervention sessions for experimental group, all groups took the post test. In order to analysis the data MANCOVA were used.
Results: The result showed that the inhibition (f= 35/34, p ≤ 0/001) and emotional (f=51/58, p ≤ 0/001) regulation in pre-intervention and post-intervention was significantly different.
Conclusion: We can conclude that psychosocial intervention techniques have positive effect on inhibitory and emotional control.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Autism
Received: 2017/Jun/Mon | Revised: 2018/Mar/Sat | Accepted: 2017/Sep/Mon | Published: 2018/Mar/Sun | ePublished: 2018/Mar/Sun

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