2011, Volume 1(2)

TURINYS / CONTENTS

Editor’s letter 5
   
I. SOCIAL CHALLENGES 7
   
A Review of Curricular Approaches and Quality of Life Indicators in the United States for Individuals Displaying Profound Multiple Disabilities
Jonna L. Bobzien
8
Critical Discourse for Social Integration of Children with Disabilities Within the Context of Human Rights
Elvyra Acienė, Rita Vaičekauskaitė
23
Access to Public School Education for Students with Disabilities: United States and Ukraine
Phillip M. Weishaar, Mary Konya Weishaar
34
   
II. THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCES 43
   
Institutional Support Mechanisms in Vocational Counselling for Adolescents Without a Valid Family Support
Porfi rio Grazioli, Ingrida Baranauskienė
44
Psychological and Psychophysiological “Price” Associated with Schoolteachers’ Occupation
Oleg M. Kokun
54
Peculiarities of the Application of the Knowledge of Mathematics in Real-Life Situations and Solving Problems in Case of Senior Form Students Having Moderate Special Needs
Laima Tomėnienė
66
   
III. DISABILITY STUDIES 77
   
Gains, Losses, and Life Goals Identifi ed by Caregivers of Individuals with Disabilities in the United States
Sharon A. Raver, Anne M. P. Michalek
78
Understanding the Impact of the UN Convention on the Rights for Persons with Disabilities Using Qualitative Research Methodologies
Janet M. Duncan
85
Health and Education Problems of Children and Youth with Disabilities in Latvia
Svetlana Ušča, Ivans Korņiļjevs, Velta Ļubkina
93
   
IV. PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION 105  
   
Application of Art Education in the Management and Reduction of Signs of Fatigue in Women with MS Diagnosis
Egidijus Elijošius, Adolfas Juodraitis, Andrius Kazlauskas, Virginija Nemeikšienė, Liuda Radzevičienė, Rimantas Pranckaitis
106
Changes of Infants’ Motor Development Using Corrective Education
Daiva Mockevičienė, Lina Miliūnienė
115
   
IN MEMORIAM OF VYTAUTAS KARVELIS (1933-2011) 124
   
About the authors 125
Requirements for Publication in “SOCIAL WELFARE INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH” 129