| Published: September 25, 2017
Attitudes toward Persons with Disabilities: A Relationship of Age, Gender, and Education of Students
The study was conducted to see the relationship between students’ attitude towards disability with reference to age, gender and education. The main aim of this study was to assess whether older students has positive attitude than younger; whether boys and girls have different attitude towards disability and whether the there is any impact of education on attitude toward disability? Method: Data was collected from general population through random sampling technique from six different schools. Participants were selected from the four classes (9, 10 11, and 12) with equal number of Boys and girls. To assess the Attitude towards disability, the Harold E. Yuker J. R. BlockJanet H. Youinng 6 point scale with 20 items scale was administered. Results: In this study positive correlation was found between ATDP & Age, ATDP & Education, and Negative correlation between ATDP and Gender was found. Conclusions: Participant’s Age and Education have positive relationship with their attitudes towards disability; negative relationships was found between gender and attitude towards disability.
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© 2017 Maurya A & Parasar A
Received: July 23, 2017; Revision Received: September 10, 2017; Accepted: September 25, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017