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Pages: 3666-3674
Publication year: 2011
ISBN: 978-84-614-7423-3
ISSN: 2340-1079

Conference name: 5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 7-9 March, 2011
Location: Valencia, Spain

THE EFFICACY OF A COMPUTER TEACHING LANGUAGE PROGRAMME FOR TEACHING DOWN SYNDROME CHILDREN LANGUAGE SKILLS

L. Bouabdallah, H. Kherbache

Setif University (ALGERIA)
The present study aimed at checking the efficiency of a training programme that deals with language skills development for children who are affected by Down syndrome disease.

The sample of the study was composed of 40 children affected by this disease, aged between 6 and 9, with an intelligence quotient (I.Q.) from 50 to 60, divided into two groups of a same size (control group and experimental group), and homogeneity between the two groups was taken into consideration.

The study has used the following instruments:
1- A questionnaire for child primary data collection ( designed by the researcher) ;
2- The man drawing test.
3- The test of language skills for children affected by Down syndrome designed by the researcher) ;
4- A learning programme for language skills developed for children affected by Down syndrome. (Designed by the researcher).

The results showed the efficiency of the learning programme aimed at by the present study and its ability to achieve its objective, that is the acquisition of several language skills for children affected by Down syndrome.
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L. Bouabdallah, H. Kherbache (2011) THE EFFICACY OF A COMPUTER TEACHING LANGUAGE PROGRAMME FOR TEACHING DOWN SYNDROME CHILDREN LANGUAGE SKILLS, INTED2011 Proceedings, pp. 3666-3674.
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