Master's student, Islamic Azad University, Islamshahr Branch, Tehran, Iran.


The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of meta-cognitive skills on cognitive abilities and learning styles of dyslexic students. The research method was semi-experimental with pre-test, post-test and control group. The statistical population of this study was all dyslexic students who referred to educational and clinical centers of Islamshahr. 30 people were selected by available sampling method and randomly divided into two groups (15 subjects) and control group (15 people). The research tools were Kolb's Learning Style Questionnaire (1971) and Neghavi's Cognitive Ability Questionnaire (2013) and data analysis method was covariance analysis. The results of covariance analysis showed that meta-cognitive skills were effective on improving cognitive abilities and improving the quality of learning styles. As a result, metacognitive skills are considered as an effective, useful, and early response to cognitive abilities and learning styles of high school students.