About Disability Attitude and Knowledge among the Teachers of Primary School Level in Dhaka City

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Abul Hasnat Mohiuddin, Shamima Bari, Bijoya Sarkar,Faysal Ahammed, Md. Harun-Or-Rashid

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Published: 11 June 2021 | Article Type :

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Background and Aim: For decades disability is a term that is being largely avoided by communities and consideration has not been given to educating people with disabilities. The purpose of this study knowledge and attitude about disability in order to teacher in primary school level of Dhaka city in order to take the required tread when there is discovering so.

Methodology: A quantitative cross sectional research study in the form of a prospective type survey design is conceded out in this cram. Conveniently 50 participants among the teacher of primary school level were collected from different school in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. The instruments used included direct interview, a standard questionnaire and Lekert scale Data were numerically coded and captured using an SPSS 22.0 version program.

Results: The findings of the study provide a baseline of information about knowledge and attitude about disability. In this study, age of the participant was 45.80 years (SD ± 8.278). The respondents age of participant minimum 28 years and maximum 58 years, the participants female were about 82% (n=41) and rest of the participant were male that was about 18% (n=9). Education status were that master degree passed participants were highest rate that was 86% (n=43). Bachelor passed participant were below rate that was 14% (n=7).

Conclusion: From this study it was identified that teachers do not know they have the proper knowledge about disability. Therefore, it is very important to increase teachers knowledge by providing more workshops and training programs.

Keywords: Disability, attitude, knowledge, teacher.

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Abul Hasnat Mohiuddin, Shamima Bari, Bijoya Sarkar,Faysal Ahammed, Md. Harun-Or-Rashid. (2021-06-11). "About Disability Attitude and Knowledge among the Teachers of Primary School Level in Dhaka City." *Volume 4*, 1, 34-43