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Lifelong Education Program Use Status by People with Developmental Disabilities and Analysis on Requirements

Cho, Changbeen 1 Kim Doo-Young 1

1단국대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to identify how much the people with developmental disabilities are using the lifelong education program, what programs are being used, the use status, and the requirements on the management of lifelong program that will be participated in the future to provide basic data that will help develop policies regarding lifelong education for the people with developmental disabilities. For this purpose, survey analysis was performed on the survey result participated by 607 parents of children with developmental disabilities living in Seoul, and the main results are shown as follows. First, as a result of investigating on the use of lifelong education program on parents of children in their adulthood, 44.8% responded to have no experience in use to be close to 50%. the reason for nonparticipation, the most response was lack of information, and in the case of responding to have experience in using the lifelong education program, it was shown that arts and culture education and basic literacy education were mostly received in a rehabilitation center for people with disabilities. Second, as a result of analyzing the requirements on the operation of lifelong education program for people with developmental disabilities, the most preferred requirements were more than 1 year in operation period, 3 times in sessions per week and more than 5 hours in the daily operating hours, and the most preferred institution was the lifelong education facility for the people with developmental disabilities. Third, regarding the activation plan of the lifelong education program for people with developmental disabilities, developing and providing various programs for type and level of disabilities, and arranging professional staff were required. Also, to manage the curriculum for people with severe disabilities and providing educational counterplan for them, and maintaining lifelong education program continuedly provided were preferred. Based on the above results, the construction plan for lifelong education for people with developmental disabilities was discussed.

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