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ERIC Number: EJ1017100
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Aug-23
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 91
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Effectiveness of Leisure Time Activities Program on Social Skills and Behavioral Problems in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Eratay, Emine
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n16 p1437-1448 Aug 2013
The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of leisure time activities program in individuals with intellectual disabilities in terms of developing social skills and reducing behavioral problems. Social skills assessment scale, behavioral assessment form for children and young adults, and teacher's report forms were used in the quasi-experimental design. The data analysis revealed significant differences in improving self-control, coping with aggression and cognitive skills of social skills scale; thinking problems of behavior assessment scale, and attention problems of teacher's report form in the pretest-posttest data of the test group. The study suggests that leisure time activities program was partially effective on individuals with intellectual disabilities in terms of developing social skills and reducing emotional and behavioral problems.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey