Stereotypes of individuals with learning disabilities: views of college students with and without learning disabilities.

@article{May2010StereotypesOI,
  title={Stereotypes of individuals with learning disabilities: views of college students with and without learning disabilities.},
  author={Alison L May and Clement A. Stone},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={483-99}
}
To explore possible reasons for low self-identification rates among undergraduates with learning disabilities (LD), we asked students (38 with LD, 100 without LD) attending two large, public, research-intensive universities to respond to a questionnaire designed to assess stereotypes about individuals with LD and conceptions of ability. Responses were coded into six categories of stereotypes about LD (low intelligence, compensation possible, process deficit, nonspecific insurmountable condition… CONTINUE READING

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