Title

The Education of Blind and Visually Impaired Children in Post-Soviet Russia

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1997

Version

Citation

Format

Other

Publication Title

Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness

Keywords

Children with disabilities -- Education, People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc., Public opinion

Subject Categories

History

Abstract

Examines the views of Russia's leading government officials, pedagogical theorists and educators on early childhood education, teacher training, the instructional role of the family and pending legislation on the rights of persons with disabilities. Background of Russia's disability legislation; Some provisions of its disability laws; Changes in its disability legislation; Concluding remarks.