EFFECT OF MINDFULNESS TRAINING ON PLANNING AND SELF-REGULATION SKILLS AMONG STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA

Ms. Sarita , Dr. Kuldeep Kaur

Abstract


The present study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of mindfulness training on planning and self-regulation skills among students with dyslexia. The sample, consisting of 40 students with dyslexia (20 in Experiment Group and 20 in Control Group), was selected from govt. schools of Una district of Himachal Pradesh. The planning and self-regulation skills of the students were assessed using meta-cognition questionnaire, developed by the investigators. The investigators used pretest-posttest control group experimental design for the study. The experiment group was exposed to six weeks’ mindfulness intervention. The difference in the mean gain scores on planning and self-regulation for both the groups were studied using t-test.  The results show that mindfulness intervention has significantly improved planning and self-regulation skills of the students with dyslexia.

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Mindfulness intervention; Self-regulation; Meta-cognition; dyslexia

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