Studies on the problems of social and educational inclusion of persons with intellectual impairments



The article provides an overview of modern foreign researches on social and educational inclusion of persons with intellectual disabilities and highlights the main direction of these studies. Foreign researches are aimed at investigation of social skills in pupils of special and inclusive schools, the ways of their inclusion in society, and also the attitudes of their teachers, other students and the public at large to people with intellectual disabilities

General Information

Keywords: : inclusion, inclusive education, intellectual deficiency, intellectual impairments, attitudes, social skills, social inclusion, educational inclusion

Journal rubric: Psychology of Special and Inclusive Education

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Yudina T.A., Alekhina S.V. Studies on the problems of social and educational inclusion of persons with intellectual impairments [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2015. Vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 40–46. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2015040205. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Tatyana A. Yudina, Research Fellow, Institute of Inclusive Education Problems, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Svetlana V. Alekhina, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Chief of the Federal Center for the Development of Inclusive General and Additional Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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