Role of educational environment for students with health disadvantages



The article describes the inclusive environment's support practices promoting to basic purposes of inclusive education, i.e., involvement of a bigger number of students with health disabilities into society. The article regards a number of supporting models, which prepare students for transition into an inclusive class, contribute to successful adaptation in the classroom and affect social relations of students as connected with the way they are perceived and accepted by other people. We analyzed the methodological foundation of inclusive education, drawing on theoretical underpinnings of the inclusive model, and tried to observe their coincidences with the concepts of cultural-historical approach in psychology.

General Information

Keywords: inclusive education; support; education; solitude; theory of Binet and Simon; students; behavior repertoire; Foucault's theory

Journal rubric: Psychology of Special and Inclusive Education

Article type: review article

For citation: Silantieva T.A. Role of educational environment for students with health disadvantages [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2013. Vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 5–19. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Tatiyana A. Silantieva, Specialist of the City Institute for Integrative (inclusive) Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, graduate student of NRU Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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