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JOEC 2018, 17(3): 29-40 Back to browse issues page
Visual and Verbal Metaphoric Competence in Children with and without Learning Disabilities
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The purpose of this study was to compare visual and verbal metaphor comprehension in children with and without learning disabilities. This study was conducted using a comparison. Samples    of this study included were 20 children with and 20childern  without learning disabilities , Which were selected by multistage random cluster sampling.  Tools used include a the Metaphor Triads Task

(MTT ), Metaphors (verbal) and  Raven's Progressive Matrices test .  The data obtained were analyzed by analysis of variance a variable(MANOVA). The results showed that in  verbal Metaphor comprehension there are significant differences in  two groups (P<0/05). But this difference was not significant in understanding visual metaphors. Therefore, the results show Children with learning disabilities in understanding visual metaphors are almost similar to normal children that can be caused bypicture-superiority effect, But the perception of verbal metaphors are weak that can due to the low semantic knowledge

Keywords: Visual metaphor, Verbal metaphor, dyslexia
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/11/26 | Accepted: 2017/06/10 | Published: 2018/01/1
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Visual and Verbal Metaphoric Competence in Children with and without Learning Disabilities. JOEC. 2018; 17 (3) :29-40
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Volume 17, Issue 3 (1-2018) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه کودکان استثنایی Journal of Exceptional Children
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