Title

Determinants of children's attitudes toward disability: A review of evidence

Document Type

Article

Department

Paediatrics and Child Health (East Africa)

Abstract

Children's expressed attitudes toward handicapped peers are related to many factors In this review the authors assess recent literature and present data from their own studies concerning the role of gender, age, parental attitudes, volunteering, familiarity with a disabled person, and the physical structure of schools as determinants of attitudes The importance of understanding these determinants is discussed.

Publication

Children's Health Care

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