Staffing of the Educational System of Students with Disabilities



The article discusses the issues of the availability of professional psychological and pedagogical support from specialists in the defectological profile, possible approaches to solving the problems of a shortage of qualified personnel that meet modern requirements for the professional competencies of a teacherdefectologist. The statistical data reflecting the availability of qualified assistance from specialists to children with hearing impairment, vision impairment, intellectual impairment are presented. An attempt to analyze the impact of changes in the system of training highly qualified personnel on the current state of higher education of teachers-speech therapists and teachers-defectologists is presented.

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Keywords: correctional pedagogy, higher education, professional readiness, teacher-defectologist, children with special educational needs

Journal rubric: Professional Training of Specialists to Work with Different Categories of Children

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Soloveva T.A. Staffing of the Educational System of Students with Disabilities [Elektronnyi resurs]. Vestnik prakticheskoi psikhologii obrazovaniya = Bulletin of Psychological Practice in Education, 2020. Vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 49–52. DOI: 10.17759/bppe.2020170204. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Tatiana A. Soloveva, Doctor of Education, Director, Institute of Special Education of the Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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