EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL ABILITIES IN CHILDREN WITH MILD INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, FIRST GRADE STUDENTS, FROM SPECIAL PRIMARY SCHOLS

KOSTIKJ-IVANOVIKJ, Vesna (2009) EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL ABILITIES IN CHILDREN WITH MILD INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, FIRST GRADE STUDENTS, FROM SPECIAL PRIMARY SCHOLS. Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation, 10 (3-4). pp. 89-101. ISSN 1409-6099

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Abstract

Educational process for children with mild intellectual disability in special primary schools in the Republic of Macedonia is realized by special Curriculum for students with difficulties in psychological development, prepared by the Bureau for Development of Education from the Ministry of Education and Science. These programs are developmental, and specially adapted to the abilities and capabilities of students with intellectual disabilities. The special educator observing the individual characteristics of his students should maximally respond to their specific needs and aspirations. The aim of the research was to determine the educational abilities of first-grade students with mild intellectual disability for following the teaching contents of the subjects Macedonian language, Math and Introduction to environment, provided by the Curriculum. Educational abilities of the examinees were especially weak in Math, while in the Introduction to environment they had average abilities and a little better ability they showed in the area of the Macedonian language. Regarding the variables gender and age, educational abilities of the examinees did not differ, while regarding the variable level of general abilities there were significant differences in their educational abilities. Special educators said that most of the examinees were completely or partially able to follow the Curriculum. Curriculum for the first grade students with intellectual disabilities generally corresponds to the educational abilities of these children.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2015 05:59
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2015 05:59
URI: http://eprints.jser.fon.edu.mk/id/eprint/137

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