عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of turtle techniques training on response inhibition improvement in children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).This study was conducted utilizing A and B design. The statistical population consisted of entire boys with ADHD ageing 7-12 years old in Qom. The statistical sample was 3 children with ADHD that have received a diagnosis of ADHD by psychiatrics. Also questionnaire of attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder based on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Forth edition-Three Revised (American Psychiatric Association, 2000); was used to study student’s ADHD disorder symptoms better. The Baseline and then assessment were confirmed by teachers in three consecutive days based on the completed self-control questionnaire (Kendall & Wilcox, 1979). Children of the sample group individually received 8 sessions (each session 60 minutes) of turtle technique training program. Data analysis in this research was done through visual analysis charts. Trend analysis and mean of data showed significant difference between A and B steps. The research hypothesis was confirmed and showed turtle technique was effective in response inhibition improvement in children with ADHD. Therefore this technique could be used in clinical situation for enhancing response inhibition in children with ADHD subsequently for improving social, communicational and self-control skills.