INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES: COGNITION AND BEHAVIOR - STRATEGY OF EDUCATION AND TREATMENT

Dragana Maćešić-Petrović, Jasmina Kovačević, Husnija Hasanbegović
2015 Human Research in Rehabilitation  
This paper addresses different aspects of practical interventions with regard to education and rehabilitation of children with intellectual disabilities which can take place in schools or other rehabilitation settings. The outlined approach is based on the Bruner's concept of so-called growth sciences which include both the special education and the rehabilitation. The focus is on the theoretical, diagnostic, and rehabilitation strategy, based on the implementation of educational and treatment
more » ... onal and treatment activities with this population of children. In the light of applied research we try to define interventions in education and rehabilitation of the children with mild intellectual disabilities. The sample was formed of 124 participants in school settings with regard to their cognitive and school achievement. With respect of these results we propose the educational and treatment strategies for these children.
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