Professional mobility driven adaptation of handicapped students to modern environments


PhD, Associate Professor O.V. Bulatova1
PhD, Associate Professor O.A. Bratseva1
Dr.Hab., Associate Professor V.А. Mishchenko1
Dr.Hab., Professor S.A. Gilmanov1
A.D. Danilova1
PhD E.A. Lubyshev2
1Yugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk
2Moscow City Pedagogical University, Moscow

The study subject may be described as highly topical due to the following ongoing transformations in the national society. First, there is a growing trend to expand the service range of educational institutions and opportunities for handicapped students for the last few years. Second, there is a clear need for the new educational models for handicapped students (HS) driven by the modern academic inclusion concepts and policies.
This was the basis for the study to analyze the modern professional mobility driven adaptation of the handicapped students to modern environments and situations – with respect to the L.S. Vygotsky’s concept spelling out the objective logics of the normal and deviated underage development process in application to the professional mobility driven adaptation of the handicapped students. The article analyzes the meaning of professional mobility and makes a special emphasis on the personality qualities and competences building in the student group to facilitate their adaptation to the modern social and cultural situations in professional environments to step up their competitiveness in the labour market.

Keywords: professional mobility, handicapped students, disability, inclusive education, social adaptation.


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