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Comparative Study

| Published: September 30, 2018

Effect of Academic Cognitive Remedial Interventions on the Skills of Children with Special Need

Supriya Sharma

Special Educator and Counselor ITM Global School, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.094/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.094

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The present study was a single-group pre and post-test design study. It was conducted to see the impact of academic remedial interventions on the developmental skills (adaptive, personal-social, communication, motor, and cognitive) of children with special need (CWSN). Ten children with special need were identified through subjective ratings based on teacher’s appraisal and attained achievement scores in respective grades and scores attained on Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices (SPM; Raven, Court, & Raven, 1977) during screening. Boys (n = 6) and girls (n = 4) of ages ranging from seven years to fourteen years  of age were purposefully selected from Bhopal Manovikas Inclusive & Rehabilitation Center, Bhopal. Skills of CWSN were measured by Malin’s Intelligence Scale for Indian Children  (MISIC).Quantitative analyses revealed that academic interventions were highly effective in enhancing the developmental skills of CWSN’ students as well cognitive intervention.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.094/20180603

10.25215/0603.094

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 3, July-September, 2018