Impact of Lev Vygotsky on Special Education

Yan-bin WANG


Lev Vygotsky is a famous psychologist from former Soviet Union, whose theory made great contribution to defectology. The paradigm to educate children with special requirements is derived from his theory on children development. This paper mainly discusses Lev Vygotsky’s views on disabled children and how to educate them, his standard on measure of mental block education and some relevant issues.
Key words: special education; Lev Vygotsk; Zone of Proximal Development

Résumé: Vygotsky est un célèbre psychologue de l'URSS. Ses idées ont beaucoup contribué à la théorie de défectuosité. De sa théorie sur le développement de l'enfant, dérive le modèl de l’éducation des enfants ayant des besoins spéciaux. Cet article tente d’analyser le point de vue de Vygotski sur des enfants handicapés, les critères de mesure de l'éducation psychologique, l’éducation des enfants handicapés et des thèmes qui y sont liés.
Mots-Clés: éducation spéciale; Vygotsky; novelle zone de développement

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