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Cadernos de Psicopedagogia

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BRETANHA, Andreza Carolina; LANZIANI, Flávia Fernandes; GALICIA, Ana Cecília Campos  and  BENTIM, Claúdia Cristina Ramos Granja. Virtual Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Strategy in Educational Speech Therapy. Cad. psicopedag. [online]. ahead of print, pp. 0-00.  Epub Mar 21, 2012. ISSN 1676-1049.

The main aim of this study was to compare the performance of children in tests of reading, writing, arithmetic and/or screening of central auditory processing, before and after virtual rehabilitation with Nintendo Wii®, concurrent with conventional voice rehabilitation, and the secondary objective was to characterize the participants. We performed selection and analysis of medical records of patients from SORRI-BAURU following inclusion criteria. Most of the subjects are male, has 8 years for age, studying in state or public schools, with per capita income between ½ to 1 minimum wage, with a diagnosis of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or Intellectual Disability. Results showed that subjects maintained or improved performance on the test instruments used.genre sequence. It is observed that virtual rehabilitation, although it is a newer form of rehabilitation, is already showing positive results for the area of speech therapy.

Keywords : Language and hearing sciences; Language development; Learning disorders.

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