International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

A Person with Moderate Mentally Retardation How Able to Draw a Flower by Means of the Visual Clues
Asst. Prof. Dr. Bulent SALDERAY

In this case study research, a person with moderate mental retardation was taught to draw a flower using incremental visual clues. This process was observed and evaluated. The case study was carried out with B.C. a seven year old child with moderate mental retardation. To record the findings an observation form was developed and utilised by the researcher. Using this form B.C.’s performance drawing a flower was observed and recorded over time. The data was transferred into a computer program where the results were analysed and displayed on statistical chart. The results of the research showed that B.C. acquired the ability to draw a flower independently after 13 sessions. Based on these results, further suggestions for research were made together with a discussion of potential applications for the method used in the study.

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