“Social inclusion of children with autism spectrum diagnosis in comprehensive school environment”

Updated: Sep 15, 2019

EVA LEPPIK

Eva completed her master studies in 2019 with the thesis “Social inclusion of children with autism spectrum diagnosis in comprehensive school environment”. 

Eva is concerned about the situation and opportunities for children with mental health disabilities and special needs in local comprehensive schools. She has been working as a social pedagogue in school and currently, she is working in educational counselling centre. She has two sons, and one of them has special needs because his talent.



Eva Leppik

The aim of her research was to get to know how people working in educational field are interpreting the social inclusion and possibilities of obtaining education as well connecting the children with autism in class and school relational environment. It came out that social inclusion is hindered by the fellow pupils’ parents’ negative attitude towards children with ADS and practitioner’s weak readiness to create an appropriate learning environment which allows to pay attention to development of children’s social skills and adaptability. 

Her thesis: https://dspace.ut.ee/handle/10062/64171

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