Variables that affect teachers’ attitudes towards disability and inclusive education in Mumbai, India

@article{Parasuram2006VariablesTA,
  title={Variables that affect teachers’ attitudes towards disability and inclusive education in Mumbai, India},
  author={Kala Parasuram},
  journal={Disability \& Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={231 - 242}
}
  • Kala Parasuram
  • Published 1 May 2006
  • Education, Philosophy
  • Disability & Society
Teacher attitude is one of the most important variables in the education of children with disabilities. Attitudes of general educators in the city of Mumbai, India, toward disabilities and inclusion of students with disabilities into regular schools were studied through the usage of two attitude scales. The study investigated whether variable background characteristics such as age, gender, income level, education levels, years of teaching experience, acquaintance with a person with a disability… 
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