ERIC Number: EJ475942
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Constraints on the Participation of Individuals with Mental Retardation in Mainstream Recreation.
Sparrow, W. A.; And Others
Mental Retardation, v31 n6 p403-11 Dec 1993
The influence of skill level, behavioral characteristics, and labeling upon the attitudes of 320 members of 12 private tennis clubs toward the participation of individuals with mental retardation was investigated. Attitudes and intentions toward people with mental retardation were positive regardless of label assigned and perceived skill level. Perceived behavior was the more salient influence upon attitudes. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: International Perspectives in Mental Retardation.