Measurement of Multiple Intelligences among Sample of Students with Autism, and Intellectual Disability Using Teacher Estimation and Its Relationship with the Variables: The Type and Severity of Disability, Gender, Age, Type of Center

Sabah Hasan Al-Onizat


This study aims to measure the multiple intelligence among sample of student with autism
disorder and Mental disability by using teacher estimation in multiple intelligence scale and
its relationship with the variables: type and severity of disability, gender, and the type of
center, the study sample consisted of (81) student with autism and (85) student with mental
disability, male and female, who enrolled in private and governmental situations in Amman.
And for achieving the goals of the study the researcher developed the multiple intelligences
assessment tool consists of (56) items, were verified validity and reliability of the tool where
it was found that with acceptable degrees of reliability and validity.
After processing the data statistically and analyzed, the results indicated that the most visible
intelligence in mental disability is of musical intelligence, and in autism student is the
kinesthetic intelligence, And Autistic children also showed superiority in arithmetic and
kinesthetic intelligence compared with mental disability. Also children with mild disabilities
have high performance in all type intelligences.
And there are no differences in type of intelligence according to the gender and this proves
that disability affects the brain regardless of the gender. While the adolescents have
superiority in each of the linguistic, social and musical intelligence, there are no differences
in the multiple intelligences depending on the type of center which the student attends in it.


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