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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Effectiveness of Play Based Learning Activities in Improving Executive Function and Performance among Children with Attention De?cit Hyperactivity Disorder

Agraj P, Nevetha S

Abstract: Aim To determine the Effectiveness of play based learning activities in improving executive function and performance among children with ADHD. Objectives To assess the level of executive function impairment and level of performance in children with ADHD and to evaluate the Effectiveness of play based learning activities in improving executive function and performance among children with ADHD. Procedure Totally 30 ADHD children (15 in control group and 15 in experimental group in the age group of 7-12 years) had participated in the current study. Both control and experimental groups are assessed using Behavioral rating inventory of executive function (BRIEF) and Vanderbilt ADHD diagnostic teacher rating scale (performance part). Experimental group received Occupational therapy treatment along with play based learning activities, control group received Occupational therapy treatment only. Result Statistical significant is present in the experimental group with regard to the effectiveness of play based learning activities in improving executive function and performance among children with ADHD. Conclusion play based learning activities have significant effect in improving executive function and performance among children with ADHD.

Keywords: ADHD, executive function, performance, play based learning activities, occupational therapy



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