ERIC Number: EJ1041492
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
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Arab Americans with Disabilities and Their Families: A Culturally Appropriate Approach for Counselors
Al Khateeb, Jamal M.; Al Hadidi, Muna S.; Al Khatib, Amal J.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v42 n4 p232-247 Oct 2014
The authors present a brief introduction to Americans of Arab descent and a brief overview of Arab culture. Then, culturally appropriate counseling considerations related to family, attitudes toward disability, religion, communication, acculturation, help-seeking behaviors, and stereotypes are highlighted. In the last section, the authors provide conclusions and recommendations for culturally appropriate considerations in working with Arab Americans with disabilities and their families.
Descriptors: Arabs, Disabilities, Cultural Influences, Cultural Relevance, Counseling Techniques, Social Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Religious Factors, Acculturation, Help Seeking, Stereotypes, Family Counseling
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