The Effect of a Training Program Based on Playing on Alleviating the Behavioral Disorders among the Educable Intellectually Disabled Students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Essam Abdou Ahmed Saleh
2019 Journal of Social Work Education and Practice  
This study aims at investigating the effect of a training program based on playing on alleviating some behavioral disorders among the educable intellectually disabled students in Rafha Province in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The importance of this study lies in presenting a training program based on playing to reduce social withdrawal. According to the scientific research, social withdrawal can be treated using the behavior modification methods regardless of the reasons that cause this
more » ... . Social withdrawal is a common behavioral pattern among the majority or almost all the intellectually disabled people. This social withdrawal behavior is caused by different factors. If the child suffers from a damaged central nervous system, he will not be able to perform the activities needed for treatment. The scientific research state that social withdrawal can be reduced using the behavior modification methods. The current study aims at investigating the effect of a training program based on playing on reducing the social withdrawal among the intellectually disabled children. To achieve this goal a training program based on playing has been designed and applied to an experimental group made of (4) students for six weeks, a daily session for six days every week.
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