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PERCEPTIONS OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND LEARNING DISORDERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: A REVIEW OF SERVICES, PERCEPTON, AND POPULAR CULTURE

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Persons with disabilities have historically been stigmatized and separated from their non-disabled peers due to negative perceptions and stereotypes of disability. This has been especially true in education where students with disabilities such as Autistic Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Learning Disorders have been completely removed from an education with their non-disabled peers. Popular culture has also played a role in developing these policies and stereotypes and stigmas of disabled students. This paper
subject
Learning Disorders
Mental Illness
Popular Culture
contributor
Poteat-Fisher, Emillie Joy (author)
Friedman, Jacqueline (committee chair)
Friedman, Adam (committee member)
Buchanan, Christy (committee member)
date
2011-07-14T20:34:56Z (accessioned)
2011-07-14T20:34:56Z (available)
2011 (issued)
degree
Liberal Studies (MALS) (discipline)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/33420 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
PERCEPTIONS OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND LEARNING DISORDERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: A REVIEW OF SERVICES, PERCEPTON, AND POPULAR CULTURE
type
Thesis

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