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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES & PRACTICES TOWARDS CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

key findings of a household survey

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This brochure provides a summary of the key findings of a Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Survey towards Inclusion of Children with Disabilities. The survey provides baseline information to understand the social barriers that prevent children with disabilities from taking up their rightful place in society. Survey Methodology Description: ƒƒ Target group: General population, 15+ ƒƒ Sample: National representative sample by age, gender, place of living (urban/ rural), ethnicity, statistical region ƒƒ Sample size: N=1000 respondents Data collection method: Face-toface interviews in the home of the respondents; CAPI (Computer-assisted personal interviews) technique ƒƒ Data collection period: 29 September – 20 October, 2014

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CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES CAN REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL IF SOCIETY CHANGES THE WAY IT SEES THEM.

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LOW LEVEL OF AWARENESS OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR RIGHTS

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ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, HOW WELL ARE YOU AWARE ABOUT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES?

1,6% 6%

10%

41% 42%

I do not know anything 4

I know very little

I know something

I know a lot

I know very much

UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES?

36E%S Y

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TO WHAT EXTE NT ARE THE RIGHTS OF CHIL DREN WITH DISABILITIES R ESPECTED COMPARED TO THE RIGHTS OF OTHER CHILDR E N?

11% The rights of children with disabilities are respected to a GREATER EXTENT than the rights of other children are

64% NO

39% The rights of children with disabilities are respected EQUALLY as the rights of other children are

42% The rights of children with disabilities are respected to a LESSER EXTENT than the rights of other children are

Only 36% are aware of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 5

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HIGH LEVEL OF STIGMA - SOCIAL DISTANCE INCREASES AS RELATIONSHIPS BECOME CLOSER

Neighbor

Acquaintance

Lives in the same settlement or street with your child

Goes to the same school or kindergarten with your child

Children with intellectual disability

76

42

Blind children

77

40

Children with autism

63

32

Children with Down Syndrome

64

32

Deaf children

77

42

Children who have difficulties in moving and using body parts

79

57

Child that lacks a body part

74

50

% of those who find relationship acceptable

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Friend

Classmate

Emotional relationship

Spouse

Socializes and play with your child

Goes to the same glass or kindergarten group as your child

At an older age is in an emotional relationship with your child

As adults get married with your son or daughter

36

30

4

3

38

29

7

4

30

24

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2

30

23

4

2

42

32

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6

51

48

6

5

45

42

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LOW SUPPORT FOR INCLUSIVE ED