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Attitudes and their consequences

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This excerpt from the Disability Awareness Package (File No. 1507) considers the reasons behind the negative attitudes towards people with disabilities which tend to be held by people who have little personal contract with people with disabilities. Gething cites segregation of people with disabilities as a major contributing factor to negative community attitudes. She stress the importance of a change in attitudes if people with disabilities are to have the opportunity to live an 'ordinary' life. Keyword: Attitudes

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Author
Gething, L
Source
Disability Awareness Package, Module 7
Publisher
University of Sydney, Community Disability & Ageing Program
Publication Date
1 September 1991
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Attitudes
Origin
Australia

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