The Acceptance Attitudes toward Students with Disabilities of Normal Students Getting Inclusive Education and Their Parents - Focused on Differences by Gender and Grade -

통합교육을 받고 있는 일반학생과 학부모의 장애학생 수용태도 - 일반학생의 성과 학년에 따른 차이를 중심으로 -

  • Park, Ok-Im (Division of Social Welfare, Sunchon National University) ;
  • Kim, Hyun-Sook (Social Welfare Research Institute, Sunchon National University) ;
  • Moon, Hee (Dept. of Nursing Gwangyang Health College) ;
  • Kim, Jin-Hee (Dept. of Family Environment & Welfare, Chonnam National University)
  • 박옥임 (순천대학교 사회복지학부) ;
  • 김현숙 (순천대학교 사회복지연구소) ;
  • 문희 (광양보건대학 간호과) ;
  • 김진희 (전남대학교 생활환경복지학과)
  • Published : 2008.03.30


This study aims at determining attitudes of elementary and middle school students getting inclusive education and their parents toward students with disabilities to provide basic data for desirable inclusive education. Questionnaires were given to 3 elementary schools and 2 middle schools and the participants were 117 elementary students, 288 middle students, 98 parents of elementary school students and 156 parents of middle school students. Three areas of attitude were observed the cognitive area, the affective-behavioral area, and the area of perceived effect on learning area. The data were analyzed using t-test and ANOVA. The results indicated as follows; First, there was no significant difference in attitude by gender. Second, middle school students had a more negative attitude toward the students with disabilities than elementary school students. Third, students had more positive attitudes than their parents toward students with disabilities when the affective-behavioral area was analyzed, whereas the opposite was true when the area of perceived effect on learning area was analyzed.