ERIC Number: ED249700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: 0
Responding to Disability: A Question of Attitude.
The booklet, in questionnaire form, is designed to stimulate thinking and dialogue regarding attitudes toward and knowledge of disability. Fourteen questions address responses to situations dealing with people who have physical disabilities, blindness, speech impediments, mental illness, and deafness. Answers are provided for each of the questions along with brief discussions on such topics as children's curiosity regarding disability, employment possibilities for disabled persons, interpreters and sign language, methods of communication, sexuality of disabled persons, job performance, the ability of disabled persons to get a drivers' license, and use of words such as "see,""walk," or "hear" around people with disabilities. (CL)
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Communication Skills, Disabilities, Hearing Impairments, Knowledge Level, Physical Disabilities, Questionnaires, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Sign Language, Special Health Problems, Visual Impairments
Minnesota State Council for the Handicapped, 208 Metro Square Bldg., 7th and Robert Sts., St. Paul, MN 55101 (free, first two copies; $1.00 each additional copy).
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Council for the Handicapped, St. Paul.