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Everybody Belongs: Changing Negative Attitudes Toward Classmates with Disabilities (Critical Education Practice)

Arthur Shapiro

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ISBN 10: 0815339607 / ISBN 13: 9780815339601
Published by Falmer Press, 1999
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Title: Everybody Belongs: Changing Negative ...

Publisher: Falmer Press

Publication Date: 1999

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: 1 Edition.

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The evil prosthesis of Captain Hook, the comical speech of Porky Pig, and the bumbling antics of Mr. Magoo are all examples of images in our culture which can become the basis of negative attitudes and subliminal prejudice towards persons with disabilities. These attitudes influence and underlie discriminatory acts, resulting in negative treatment and segregation. A teacher's ability to recognize and counter such images may well determine the success of inclusion and mainstreaming programs in our schools and society. Well-researched and well-written, this book offers practical guidance as grounded in solid research to schools that are wrestling with how to mainstream children with disabilities.

About the Author:

Dr. Arthur Shapiro has been a special educator on the local, county and state levels for over thirty-five years and is currently a Professor of Special education and Individualized Services at Kean University. For his outstanding work and dedication to disability awareness, Dr. Shapiro has received an OAF Award from the Association of College and Research Librarians and three Media Arts Awards, among numerous others. He has appeared on over twenty television shows and has been interviewed by over thirty newspapers.

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