Use of Auditory and Visual Stimulation to Improve Cognitive Abilities in Learning-Disabled Children

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Use of Auditory and Visual Stimulation to Improve Cognitive Abilities in Learning-Disabled Children

This study examined the effects of auditory and visual stimulation (AVS) on four specific cognitive abilities known to be weak in children diagnosed with learning disabilities (LDs). Learning disabilities comprise cognitive deficits in executive functioning; such deficits include working memory, encoding, visual-motor coordination, response inhibition, planning, and processing. Aside from medication, educational remediation, and classroom interventions, no specific intervention has been found to rehabilitate such cognitive weaknesses, although previous studies using AVS demonstrated enhanced academic performance in children with learning disabilities…

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