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Reducing Prejudice against Children with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings

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Marks considers prejudice and the theories regarding prejudice, outlining factors that contribute to discrimination against children with disabilities such as stratification of society and labelling. He identifies the importance of adults as role models and stresses that teachers have a clear responsibility to facilitate acceptance of children with disabilities. Key factors identified in reducing prejudice in schools are: identifying discriminatory practices and settings, re-evaluating established practices and developing policies that value all people. Keywords: Education, School age, Attitudes

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Marks, SB
Intern'l Journal of Disability, Development & Education Vol. 44, No. 2
Journals Oxford Ltd
Publication Date
1 January 1997
Attitudes, Education, School age
United States

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