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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES (KAP) STUDY ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

© Royal Government of Bhutan Ministry of Education and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 2017

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES (KAP) STUDY ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Study on Children with Disabilities

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES (KAP) STUDY ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

CONTENTS FOREWORD FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

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FOREWORD FROM THE UNICEF COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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CONTEXT AND INTRODUCTION

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1.1 Context

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1.2 Introduction

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES TO CHILDREN’S DISABILITY IN BHUTAN: A CONTEXTUALIZED LITERATURE REVIEW

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METHODOLOGY

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3.1 Research orientation

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3.2 Research instruments

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3.3 Pilot study

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3.4 Research ethics

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RESULTS: (i) QUANTITATIVE DATA: ANALYSIS OF HOUSEHOLD SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE

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4.1 Orientation

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4.2 Demographic information about the sample

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4.3 CWD – knowledge

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4.4 CWD – attitudes

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4.5 CWD – comparison of attitudes of respondents living near to CWD with those who do not 4.6 CWD – comparison of attitudes of male and female respondents

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4.7 CWD – comparison of attitudes of respondents by age

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4.8 CWD – impact of education level on attitudes

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RESULTS (ii) QUALITATIVE DATA: FINDINGS FROM THE FOCUS GROUPS

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5.1 Research orientation

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5.2 Research instruments

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5.3 Knowledge

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5.4 Attitudes

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5.5 Practices

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DISCUSSION

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6.1 Introduction

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6.2 Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices: emerging thematic issues

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RECOMMENDATIONS

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7.1 Introduction

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7.2 Recommendations

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APPENDICES

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ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES (KAP) STUDY ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES FOREWORD FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Foreword The Ministry of Education is pleased to present the “Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Study on Children with Disabilities” in collaboration with The University of Northampton and UNICEF. This report is based on a study designed to explore the current perceptions of the general public, people working in disability services, and decision makers regarding children with disabilities in Bhutan. The research in this report has highlighted significant gaps in the knowledge that the community and key stakeholders have about disability in Bhutan. Understanding these gaps will assist us in developing strategies to improve access to services, both from the perspective of the service providers and from parents and families of children with disabilities. This research provides us with key insights into the attitudes of people in Bhutan in regards to children with disabilities. With this information, the relevant agencies will be better prepar


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