Stigmatization is one of the greatest obstacles to the successful integration of people with Trisomy 21 (T21 or Down syndrome), the most frequent genetic disorder associated with intellectual disability. Research on attitudes and stereotypes toward these people still focuses on explicit measures subjected to social-desirability biases, and neglects how variability in facial stigmata influences attitudes and stereotyping.
Stereotypes of Children with Disabilities
2012-04-19T22:33:35-04:00By Ollibean|Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Lifestyle|Tags: all disabilities, all kids, Attention Deficit Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, hearing impairment, learning disabilities, medically complex, muscular dystrophies, PLoS ONE, rare or undiagnosed disorders, spinal muscular atrophy, stereotypes|0 Comments
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