Arrangement of social aid for children with orthopedic pathology considering their psychological constitution

G. V. Pyatakova, O. I. Kopytenkova, V. V. Umnov

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Abstract

Modern society development is accompanied by increase of number of physically challenged individuals, including children. In Russia, about 15 million people are disabled. The social sphere is developing and improving, the priority direction of which is the creation of an op-timal system of life support for children with disabilities. One of the most numerous handi-capped children groups is a group with orthopedic pathology. Today information concerning number of handicapped children is coming from three different sources which are not harmo-nized internally. The work presents comparative analysis of statistical data form, containing information on handicapped children prevalence in relation to orthopedic pathology; depen-dence of handicapped children prevalence in relation to orthopedic pathology on the number of children with pathology, revealed for the first time. All the data concerning psychological particularities of handicapped children with orthopedic pathology was systematized. Direc-tions of social aid improvement were justified.
Translated title of the contributionОрганизация социальной помощи детям с патологией опорно-двигательного аппарата с учетом их психологических особенностей
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-180
JournalВестник СПбГУ
Volume14
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2019

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