SPECIFICITY OF MENTAL DEVELOPMENT AND EMOTIONAL SPHERE OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
Abstract. The article describes the specifics of the mental development and emotional sphere of preschool children with visual impairments. It is emphasized that visually impaired children experience increased anxiety, fears, irritation, resentment, aggression and other negative emotional experiences more often than normotypical children.
Key words: mental development, emotional sphere, preschool children, visual impairment
Izmailova Lyubov – master student of special (defectological) education, North Caucasian Federal University, Stavropol
Solovieva Olga – Doctor of Psychology, Professor of the Department of Correctional Psychology and Pedagogy, North Caucasian Federal University, Stavropol