DOI: 10.22412/1993-7768-11-1-1


Tat’yana M. Krivosheeva, PhD (Candidate of Sciences) in Economics Russian state University of tourism and service, Moscow,
Russian Federation. E-mail:

Evgeniya A. Kuntsevich, the 2nd year master student Russian state University of tourism and service, Moscow, Russian Federation. E-mail:

The article examines the essence and main purpose of the adaptive tourism, its role in socialization, integration, rehabilitation and adaptation of disabled children and there are the main barriers to the creation of favorable adaptive tourist services. It notes the necessity of developing adaptive tours for disabled children, their positive impact on the psychological state of the child and his relationships in society. The authors of the article developed a «map» of the accessibility of tourist routes, the classification of adaptive routes to destination, where there are showed the main types of tourist programs, which are the most interesting, comfortable, useful for a disabled child, and apply techniques that help for a child to create a comfortable and positive social environment during the trip. The authors propose recommendations for organizations to adaptive tours for disabled children, present the technological map of the approximate trail for children with special needs in the Kaluga region. In the or- ganization of tours such advice is very important. They will successfully provide all conditions for a complete and comfortable journey for disabled children. The authors develop suggestions and recommendations and confirm the fact that the organization of adaptive tours for tourists with special needs is quite an important and complex process that requires the interaction of the family, tour operators, managers of tourist destinations and resorts. Adaptive tourism makes a huge contribution to the process of development, social rehabilitation of the child and then the adult helps to fully co-exist in the world, to realize themselves in this life, to meet their basic needs, to visit interesting places, to see the various cultural and tourist sites, to get useful information.

Keywords: disabled, disabilities, socialization, integration, adaptation, adaptive tourism, tourist destination, adaptive tours, map of accessibility


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