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Kinderarten teachers’perception on language disorders and speech-language therapy

  • Journal of Special Education: Theory and Practice
  • Abbr : JSPED
  • 2010, 11(1), pp.307-335
  • Publisher : Research Institute of the Korea Special Education
  • Research Area : Social Science > Education

조금희 1 김화수 2

1드림아동발달센터
2대구대학교

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ABSTRACT

To find the possibility of problem in development of young children is very important and teachers’perception and understanding about it influences on the quality of education. This study was conducted by surveying 220 preschool and kindergarten teachers in Incheon in regard to the problems of language and communication of children under their care and the level of their understanding and perception of language impairment and language therapy according to the type of the institutions they work for, whether intergrated education is done or not. The result shows that there’s no significant difference in ‘general perception of teachers on language impair ment’, ‘needs for therapy and program’‘needs for training about special education’and ‘teachers’perception about parents consultation’, on the other hand the teachers of the institutions which conduct intergrated education show higher level of understanding about ‘the diagnosis and assessment of language impairment’, ‘education for parents’and ‘programs for therapy’.

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