Developing the Language Pragmatic Competence in Children With Moderate and Severe Mental Disorders

Dina Bethere, Inese Roste–Plostniece, Kaiva Žīmante


In this research the effectiveness of didactic system is analysed in relation to forming communicative competence of children with moderate and severe mental disorders (MSMD) in the older classes. This publication presents the language competency model, which in this research serves as a theoretical base for studying the language development of pupils and for pedagogical activity. The publication reveals the system of methodological approaches in the educational process for developing pragmatic language competency for pupils with MSMD.



didactic approaches; pragmatic competency; pupils with mental disorders; language competency

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