United Arab Emirates University students’ attitudes towards the handicapped

Ahmad A. Smadi, Abdel Aziz M. Sartawi

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The study aims to explore attitudes of the United Arab Emirates University students towards the handicapped. A sample of 313 students, conventionally drawn, took the College Students’ Attitude Scale towards the Handicapped. Statistical analysis revealed significant differences in favour of females vs males, single vs married, residents vs non-residents, families with handicapped children, previous contact with handicapped and urban vs rural groups. Several recommendations are suggested at the end of the study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)242-248
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Special Needs Education
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Health Professions (miscellaneous)
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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