• Gorica Popovska Nalevska International Slavic University „Gavrilo Romanovic Derzhavin“ Faculty of Psychology, St. Nikole – Bitola, North Macedonia


Quality of life is a multidimensional concept that requires a description of several life domains and their interdependence. Particular importance for the reform process in the education of children with disabilities is the process of educational inclusion of children with disabilities in regular educational system. Educational inclusion doesn't only mean physical accommodation of children with disabilities in the basic school system, it also means inclusion in the work and life of the school. While developing the inclusion process is important, it is also important to develop adequate services that will provide team-approach in resolving problems in the basic public school system. The main goal of this research is to identify support services for children with disabilities and their families that lead to an increase in the quality of educational inclusion. The research was carried out using a questionnaire for parents of children with different disabilities for the services that are most needed for their children in the inclusive educational process. Results of the research showed that most children with disabilities don't sufficiently exercise their rights in education and they need appropriate support services. Changing inclusive education requires multi-level reforms of the system as well as a wide range of factors and services needed: providing physical access to schools, educational / personal assistant for the student with a disability, continuing teacher education, but also education and systems for support of parents as well.


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How to Cite
POPOVSKA NALEVSKA, Gorica. SUPPORT SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES FOR BETTER EDUCATIONAL INCLUSION. International Journal of Education TEACHER, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 18, p. 28-34, dec. 2019. ISSN 1857-8888. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 27 sep. 2020. doi: