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ERIC Number: EJ626003
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1089-5701
Sticks, Stones, and the Stigmata of Childhood Illness and Disability.
Fleitas, Joan
Reclaiming Children and Youth, v9 n3 p146-50 Fall 2000
This article focuses on the stigma that results from childhood illnesses and disabilities. Roots of stigmatization and the impact of physically observable differences on young people are discussed. Recommends therapeutic approaches for helping children respond more sensitively to peers with disabilities and to assist youngsters affected by medical conditions in responding to teasing and bullying. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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