The aim of diploma paper is to present the work of teachers of Slovene language with pupils who have deficits in specific areas of learning and are included into regular departments of primary school. Because pupils with deficits in specific areas of learning can have various types of deficiencies, the diploma paper focuses mostly on those pupils who have deficits of reading literacy. In the theoretical part of the diploma paper, we expose that the pupils with deficits in the area of reading literacy belong to the group of pupils with special needs. We summarise the fundamental laws and executive acts, which manage the area of upbringing and education of pupils with special needs. Further on we present some manners of adapting the lessons to pupils with deficits of reading literacy. In the empirical part, we present the conclusions which we have arrived to with the help of the interview analysis. We have established that the teachers of Slovene language, who have participated in our research and teach pupils with deficits of reading literacy, have come across many difficulties (time constraints, difficulties regarding the planning of lessons etc.), which are successfully resolved especially due to good cooperation with special pedagogues. We have observed that the adaptations of lessons and homework that teachers employ are mostly of technical nature. We have concluded that the participating teachers are inclined towards including pupils with special needs in regular departments of primary school.