ERIC Number: ED163740
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Beyond the Sound Barrier. Booklet No. 2.
George Washington Univ., Washignton, DC. Regional Rehabilitation Research Inst. on Attitudinal, Legal and Leisure Barriers.
The second of five booklets designed to change the attitudes of the general public toward disabled people examines attitudes toward deaf and hearing impaired people. Six myths (including that deaf persons cannot appreciate the arts) are contradicted, and five situations demonstrating attitudinal barriers are described. Suggested actions when meeting a deaf person and for general advocacy are listed. (CL)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Community Attitudes, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Stereotypes
George Washington University, Regional Rehabilitation Research Institute on Attitudinal, Legal and Leisure Barriers, 1828 L Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (1 copy free, 2-10/$0.25, 11 or more/$0.15)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.; George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. School of Education.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washignton, DC. Regional Rehabilitation Research Inst. on Attitudinal, Legal and Leisure Barriers.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to color of paper in the original; For related information, see EC 112 852 - 856