Social judgments of integrated and segregated students with mental retardation toward their same-age peers

 
The study with 60 mildly retarded students (at elementary, junior, and senior high levels) found that elementary level retarded students and students in primarily segregated settings rated peers (both retarded and nonretarded) more negatively than did older students or students in primarily integrated settings. Junior high students, however, favored retarded peers.

Link

Education and Training in Mental Retardation

Authors

  • Reuben Altman
  • Timothy J. Lewis

Prevention Level

  • Tertiary

Audiences

  • PBS Coaches
  • Specialists
  • Teachers

System Impact

  • Individual Student

Category

  • Developmental Disabilities