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ERIC Number: EJ178206
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Expectancies Underlying the Acceptability of Handicaps: The Pervasiveness of the Medical Model
Abroms, Kippy; Kodera, Thomas L.
Southern Journal of Educational Research, 12, 1, 7-20, Win 78
Two groups of undergraduate students with diverse backgrounds ranked the acceptability of 15 handicapping conditions of which some were medical disorders and others were sociopsychological or functional impairments. Students adhered to the medical model, basing their judgments of acceptability on the amenability of a given handicap to medical intervention. (JC)
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