Author : Hande ŞAHİN
Number of pages : 315-325


The point of view of disabled people, society and individual individuals is different. In general, the point of view is to pity them, to help them, to ignore them and push them to the second plan. On the basis of this problem lies the negative attitudes towards disabled people. On the basis of this problem lies the negative attitudes towards disabled people. Attitudes towards disabled people; beliefs and feelings about people with visual, hearing, mental and orthopedic disabilities. In this context, it is necessary to increase social awareness and awareness in order to determine the negative attitudes towards the disabled, to try to avoid them and to integrate the disabled into society. For this purpose 150 academic and administrative personnel working at Kırıkkale University Faculty of Science and Letters, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Health Sciences participated in this study aiming to determine the attitudes of university personnel towards disabled people. In the study, survey technique was used as data collection method. The questionnaire consists of the first part in which individual characteristics are included and the second part in which the "Attitudes Towards the Disability Scale" developed by Kaner (2008). This measurement tool was developed within the scope of the named work "How the society perceives disability" made by Prime Ministry Administration for Disabled People. Demographic characteristics of the participants were presented by frequency and percentage distributions, and attitudes of each item were described by percentage distribution, arithmetic mean and standard deviation. However, t-test and variance analysis were used to compare participants' general attitudes towards disabilities according to their demographic characteristics. Cronbach's Alpha coefficients were also calculated for reliability analysis of disability attitude scale and subscales. Among those who were involved in the research; Those who are 30 years old or younger, women, doctorate students, 3501-4500 TL monthly income holders, academic staffs and research assistants and lecturer. When the averages of the sub-scales are examined, it is determined that the sub-dimension of the most positive attitude is the "educational environment" and the sub-dimension of the most negative attitude is the "family life". As a result of the research; while the attitudes of the university staff towards disabled people did not show any significant difference according to sex (p> 0,05); age, educational level, monthly income, job status and title (p


Academic Personnel, Disabled Attitute, Administrative Personnel, Attitude Scale, University

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