Education for persons with health limitations: problems and risks

B.V. Belyavsky, Deputy Head of the Centre for Preschool, Basic, Additional and Special Education; Federal Education Development Institute, PhD in Education

Abstract. The RF system of special education is described in the paper. Reasons for reducing the number of schools for children with special needs and numbers of pupils studying at such schools are explored.  Risks of inclusive education for special needs children and children with health limitations are identified.

Key words: children with health limitations, children with special needs, inclusive education, Federal State Educational Standard of primary education for children with health limitations.