Challenges for Primary School Teachers in Ensuring Inclusive Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Rita Raudeliūnaitė Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
  • Eglė Steponėnienė Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
Keywords: children with autism spectrum disorders, inclusive education, primary school, teachers, challenges

Abstract

The article presents the results of a qualitative study revealing the challenges faced by primary school teachers in ensuring inclusive education for children with autism spectrum disorders (hereinafter ASD) in mainstream classrooms. Teachers face the following challenges: problem behaviour of children with ASD, difficulty in engaging children with ASD in the classroom community and common activities, difficulties in collaborating with other teachers, education support professionals, and parents.

Published
2020-08-31
How to Cite
Raudeliūnaitė, R., & Steponėnienė, E. (2020). Challenges for Primary School Teachers in Ensuring Inclusive Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pedagogika, 138(2), 209-225. https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2020.138.12
Section
Articles