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Psychological-Educational Studies

Former Title: Psychological Science and Education

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2587-6139


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Inclusive Education of Students with Visual Impairment at the Faculty of Information Technology at the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education 157

Sokolov V.V.
Chief of education-production laboratory of technical tools and software for teaching blind and visually impaired students, faculty of information technologies, MSUPE, Moscow, Russia

This article describes how the issue of access to higher education for people with severe visual impairment is addressed at the Moscow State Psychological and Pedagogical University. The main difficulties experienced by students of this category are revealed, and ways to overcome them are given. The classification of the forms of presentation of educational information available without visual control is given and typhlotechnical devices that allow converting information into these forms are described.

Keywords: visual impairment, inclusion, typhlotechnics, Braille system, relief drawings

Column: Inclusion in Higher Education: Psychological and Pedagogical Research


For Reference

  1. Methodological recommendations for the RMTC on the organization of training at a university of students with profound impairment of vision, studying undergraduate programs in mathematics and applied informatics. Moscow: MGPPU, 2016.
  2. Guidelines for organizing the educational process for training people with disabilities and persons with disabilities in educational institutions of higher education, including the equipment of the educational process [Elektronnyi resurs] (Approved by the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation A.A. KLIMOV 04.08.2014 No. AK-44/05vn). Available at: (Accessed: 12.09.2019).
  3. Rubtsov V.V., Vasina L.G., Kuravsky L.S., Sokolov V.V. Creating a Model of Special Educational Settings for Disabled Students in Higher Education [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2017. Vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 34–49. doi:10.17759/pse.2017220106. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.) (Accessed: 12.09.2019).
  4. Trebovaniya k okazaniyu obrazovatel’nykh uslug po polucheniyu vysshego obrazovaniya litsami s invalidnost’yu s uchetom razlichnykh nozologicheskikh grupp (narusheniya zreniya, narusheniya slukha, porazheniya oporno-dvigatel’nogo apparata) [Requirements for the provision of educational services for the acquisition of higher education by persons with disabilities, taking into account various nosological groups (visual impairment, hearing impairment, musculoskeletal disorders)]. Moscow: MGPPU, 2016. 75 p. (Accessed: 12.09.2019).

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