The Effect’s of Music on Increasing Motor Skills and Auditory Memory in Mental Retarded Children Aged 15-10 with 65-75IQ (Case Study)

  •  Aleme Keikha    
  •  Hosein Jenabadi    
  •  Habibullah Mirshekar    


Music has been successful as a therapeutic intervention for persons with mental and physical disabilities. Motor and mental coordination can be improved through many musical experiences. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effects of music on increasing motor skills and auditory memory in mental retarded children aged 15-10 with 75-65 IQ. For this purpose, 40 male and female students were selected randomly-cluster method. To implement this research quasi-experimental methods and control groups were used. The descriptive statistics and t-test as well as spss software were used to analyze the data: the following results were obtained Music training improves and increases mentally motor skills of retarded children and also enhances listening memory.

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