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Pre-school educational psychologist working with mentally handicaped children
Gritsenko N.N., combined type state educational institution №1278,, Russia, email@example.com
Shcherbakova A.M., Ph.D. in Education, leading researcher, professor, chair of special psychology and rehabilitation, Department of clinical and special psychology, Moscow State Univerity of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
The article is dedicated to the problem of pre-school education of a child with intellectual disability. The problem discussed constitutes the experiencing of unsuccessfulness by a child when faced with pedagogical requirements incompatible with his/her level of development. The article emphasizes the need for a complex approach to solution of developmental problems of a mentally handicapped preschooler. The study described in the article was carried out during the process of certification as a part of post-graduate education of young specialists focusing on practical psychology under the supervision of Department of superintendence of young specialists (educational psychologists) of the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education. Keywords: intellectual disability, mental handicap, Fragile-X syndrome, pre-school education, self-realization, self-actualization, self-efficiency, learned helplessness.
Keywords: intellectual disability, mental handicap, Fragile-X syndrome, pre-school education, self-realization, self-actualization, self-efficiency, learned helplessness
Column: Methods and techniques