A significant place in the general system of correctional and educational work with people with limited intellectual abilities is occupied by training in their domestic work.. In the process of studying in this subject, they develop practical skills necessary for their daily life..

Home economics lessons are a means of active knowledge of the surrounding reality. Practical activity, being very specific and simple in content, is the most understandable and accessible to students. A variety of types of labor becomes a source of acquiring new knowledge and ideas.

The educational tasks that are solved in the course of these classes are the formation of a positive attitude and interest in household work, the development of personal hygiene habits, cleanliness and tidiness,the inculcation of cultural behavior skills, and the development of respect for work.