ATTENTION CORRECTION POSSIBILITY IN PRIMARY SCHOOL DURING EDUCATING PROCESS IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS FOR PUPIL WITH INTELLECTUAL DISTURBANCES

Vija Tjarve-Golubeva, Mārīte Rozenfelde
2016 Education Reform in Comprehensive School Education Content Research and Implementation Problems  
Attention deviation for pupils with intellectual disabilities creates learning difficulties because pupils are not able to focus for long time, weakness and distraction of attention are typical, and it is difficult to switch from one activity to another. In order to reduce attention disorders, the authors offer the adjustment program and the working material "Development of Attention Features for Pupils with intellectual disabilities Mental Disabilities" for extra-curricular activities. The
more » ... activities. The material was approbated in primary classes of special educational institutions for children with mental disabilities during the period from October 2014 to March 2015. The approbation results show that the program and the working material can be applied in attention disorders adjustment work with pupils with intellectual disabilities mental disabilities, because the levels of attention switching and division capacity, attention span and concentration have improved, despite the fact that the indicators still complied with the low attention switching and division capacities.
doi:10.17770/ercs2015.1144 fatcat:mmcvpq4fdfgnbld6uhxhle2vqe