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Symposium: Stigma and Intellectual Disability


Chairperson: Prof Patrick Corrigan, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Paper 1: Prof Jeremy Turk, Southwark Child & Adolescent Mental Health Neurodevelopmental Service, London
Labelling and Classifications in Developmental Disabilities: Curse or Blessing
Paper 2: Prof Lisa Woolfson, School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
The influence of societal stereotypes on attitudes and behaviour of parents and teachers towards children with intellectual disabilities
Paper 3: Dr Katrina Scior (Presenter), Michelle Wilson, Karen Pooh, Tanveen Choudhury & Richard Grove, Centre for Intellectual Disability Research, University College London
Do they do what they say? Questioning the link between self-reported attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities and actual behaviour
Paper 4: Dr Shirli Werner, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
“Equal in Uniform": Its impact on attitudes of soldiers without disabilities towards soldiers with intellectual disabilities





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  • Disabilities:

    All disabilities

  • Topics:

    Changing Attitudes

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  • Audience:

    General public, Professionals

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