EFFECTIVENESS OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM TO IMPROVE WORKING MEMORY AMONG STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

Suhail Mahmoud Al-Zoubi, Majdoleen Sultan Bani Abdel Rahman

Abstract


This study aimed at measure the effectiveness of an educational program to improve working memory (WM) among students with learning disabilities (SLD). The sample of the study consisted of (57) SLD enrolled in the resource rooms at Najran, Kingdome of Saudi Arabia. The sample was distributed into two groups, control and experimental. The WM scale was developed and applied for both groups as pretest and posttest. The students of the experimental group joined an educational program to improve WM for two months. While, the students of the control group were not enrolled in the same program. The results revealed the effectiveness of the program on improving the WM in favor of the students in the experimental group.

Keywords: educational program, learning disabilities, working memory

 


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