ERIC Number: EJ1032213
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 61
Humor in Literature about Children with Disability: What Are We Seeing in Literature?
McGrail, Ewa; Rieger, Alicja
Educational Forum, v78 n3 p291-304 2014
This article explores instances of humor in literature as it relates to children with disabilities and offers ways to help children and adolescents build an authentic understanding of disability and disability humor. The prevalent message in the books reviewed is that children with disability not only appreciate humor but also can produce various types of humor.
Descriptors: Humor, Children, Disabilities, Adolescents, Mass Media, Books, Childrens Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction, Qualitative Research, Preservice Teachers, Coding, Social Influences
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