ERIC Number: ED119423
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Parental Attitudes toward the Handicapped.
Haughton, Donna; And Others
Thirty-eight mothers of educable mentally retarded (EMR) children and eight teachers of EMR classes participated in an investigation of the relationships between two instruments that might be used by the special class teacher with parents of EMR children, and another instrument to assess teacher attitudes. The mothers were administered the Parent Child Rating Scale (PCRS) and the Attitude Toward Handicapped Individuals (ATHI) scale, while the teachers completed the Teacher Rating Scale (TRS). No statistically significant or high correlations were found among the three instruments, and it was concluded that the ATHI, PCRS, ano TRS all measure rather different dimensions of parental and teacher attitudes toward a child's school behavior and acceptance of handicapped individuals. (LS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Long Beach.
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children (52nd, New York City, New York, April 15-19, 1974)