Attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities: a comparison of young people from British South Asian and White British backgrounds.

@article{Sheridan2013AttitudesTP,
  title={Attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities: a comparison of young people from British South Asian and White British backgrounds.},
  author={Joel Sheridan and Katrina Scior},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={1240-7}
}
Research with South Asian families of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) suggests an increased fear of stigma and isolation from the community. Evidence on attitudes towards ID among the wider community is very limited and was the focus of the present study. Responses were collected from 737 college students aged 16-19 using the Community Living Attitudes Scale-ID version. Results indicated that British South Asians (n=355) were less in favour of the social inclusion of people with… CONTINUE READING

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