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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

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Social aspect of art and problems of inclusion in people with health disabilities 1335


Shemanov A.Yu.
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor of the Department of Special Psychology and Rehabilitation of the Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology, Leading Researcher of the Scientific and Methodological Center of the Institute for Problems of Inclusive Education, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia

Vostrov I.M.

Yegorova V.A.
research fellow of the laboratory of problems in Socio-Cultural Rehabilitation of Individuals with Disabilities, City Institute for Integrative (inclusive) Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education; educator at Center for Child Creative Activity"Strogino", Moscow, Russia

Shehorina A.V.
research assistant of the laboratory of Problems in Socio-Cultural Rehabilitation of Individuals with Disabilities, City Institute for Integrative (inclusive) Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

The review analyzes foreign studies over the period of 2005—2011 on socially focused art projects. It also regards the ways of art utilization for the purposes of social integration of people with health disabilities in inclusive education and in projects aimed at health promotion in various groups of population. The article emphasizes the tendency of social turn in art and in public health service to come closer together. It also stresses the link of this turn with the ideology of inclusion as based on criticism of «disability» discourse. The article also draws attention to a tendency of unification of therapeutic, educational, social and personality-related orientation in utilization of art practices.

Keywords: art, limited health abilities, inclusion, social turn, «disability» discourse

Column: Psychology of special and inclusive education

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