Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often rooted in a lack of knowledge and are perpetuated through erroneous stereotypes, and ultimately these legal and policy changes are ineffectual without a corresponding attitudinal change.
|Title of host publication||Changing Social Attitudes Towards Disability: Perspectives from historical, cultural and educational studies|
|Number of pages||180|
|Publication status||Published - 8 Jul 2014|
COLLINSON, CRAIG. (2014). 'Lexism' and the temporal problem of defining 'dyslexia'. In D. Bolt (Ed.), Changing Social Attitudes Towards Disability: Perspectives from historical, cultural and educational studies (pp. 153-161)