Inclusive Education of the Persons with Disabilities in the United States



This article is devoted to the inclusive education of the persons with disabilities in the USA. Particularly, the educational model “Inclusion” used for education of disabled-children is presented. Especial attention is paid to the principle which determines the opportunity of people with disabilities to use the facilities of organization or services, with the same ease as an ordinary healthy person. Also, materials of the article provide an opportunity to see the system of training specialists to work with disabled-students. Particularly, the article deals with trainings for specialists working with the disabled, and for students with disabilities. These trainings were developed by Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan).

General Information

Keywords: inclusive education, integration, disabilities.

Journal rubric: Psychology of Education

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Ardzinba V.A. Inclusive Education of the Persons with Disabilities in the United States [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2010. Vol. 2, no. 5 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Viktoria A. Ardzinba, researcher at the Informational and Analysis Support Sector of Practical Educational Psychology Laboratory at the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education., Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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