ERIC Number: EJ531332
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Young Children's Attitudes toward the Disabled: A Classroom Intervention Using Children's Literature.
Trepanier-Street, Mary L.; Romatowski, Jane A.
Early Childhood Education Journal, v24 n1 p45-49 Fall 1996
Examined attitudes of 71 kindergarten and first-grade children regarding the capabilities of disabled children and the potential for friendship, and assessed the effectiveness of children's literature and related activities in influencing attitudes toward the disabled. Found that children's attitudes were generally positive and realistic, and that the use of selected books and activities positively influenced attitudes. (EV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A