The Relationship between Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Authors(1) :-D. Ahmed Elhassan Hamid Hassan

The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design. The sample of the study was 40 pupils suffering from learning disabilities. The instrument used for the study was a ADHD scale designed by the researcher, which was face and content validated by three experts. Cronbach's Alpha reliability method was adopted to determine the internal consistency of the scale, which yielded a reliability coefficient of 0.83. The data collected were analyzed using frequencies, percentage and correlation. The study indicated that there are relationship between learning disabilities and attention deficit & hyperactivity disorders, and the prevalent of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders among learning disabilities is 87.5%.

Authors and Affiliations

D. Ahmed Elhassan Hamid Hassan
Proffer Assistant - Special Education Department/ Faculty of Education / University of Jazan, K.S.A, Saudi Arabia

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity-Learning Disabilities, Special Need

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 4 | September-October 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 197-202
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151442
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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D. Ahmed Elhassan Hamid Hassan, " The Relationship between Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD and Learning Disabilities", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.197-202, September-October-2015.
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