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Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disabilities

  1. 1. Opinion poll on social inclusion of children withdisability in MontenegroDecember 2010 Nobody’s Unpredictable
  2. 2. METHODOLOGY Ad hoc face-to-face survey with interviewing performed at respondents’ home Data collected on representative sample for population of Montenegrin citizens aged 18 and more Target population size is 498,385 Sample size is 1057 (with 131 sampling points) Sample type is stratified 3-staged probability sample with sampling stages:  Polling station territory – approximately size of 200 HH (PPS with probabilities proportional to size)  Households by random route technique starting from the given addresses (SRSWoR)  Households member with same probability (SRSWoR) – Kish scheme Stratification is done according to  Type of settlement – urban/rural  4 geo-economical regions Post stratification is performed regarding: gender, age, type of settlement, geo-economical region Fieldwork control is done in 12% of totally interviewed in all strata proportionally to sample size, and logic and consistency control of collected data is performed in 100% Data collection is performed form 30th of November to 05th of December 2010 © 2009 Ipsos 95% confidence interval for incidence of 05% is (03.5%, 06.5%) 95% confidence interval for incidence of 20% is (17.3%, 22.7%) 95% confidence interval for incidence of 40% is (36.7%, 43.3%) 2Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  3. 3. SAMPLE 61% 53% 48% 47% 39% 32% 30% 27% 25% 22% 21% 19% 19% 19% 17% 14% 10% Secondary Male Currently in 65+ Other Elementary or College or 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 Urban Podgorica East NorthWest University Coast (Boka) Female education less Settlem ent Gender Age Education Stratum type © 2009 Ipsos 3Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  4. 4. INTRODUCTORY SECTION © 2009 Ipsos 4Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  5. 5. Can you tell me which expression do you personally use most frequently for children whose physical, mental or sensory abilities are below average abilities of children in their age? Base: Total target population 17% Children with special needs 27% 23% Handicapped children 20% • This wave records a significant increase of use of the term “Children 7% Disturbed children with special needs” and “Disturbed 19% children”. 10% Sick children 9% • Besides these terms, also often used 12% in population is incorrect term Children with disability 7% “handicapped children”. 3% • It is worth mentioning that this wave Handicapped children/retarded 6% records significant decrease of the 2% Aug 2010 terms such as: “children with Mentally handicapped children 2% Dec 2010 deficiency”, and “Miserable, said, unhappy”, … 6% Miserable, sad, unhappy 2% © 2009 Ipsos 2% Retarded children 2% 3% Children with deficiency 1% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 5Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  6. 6. AWARENESS ABOUT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES © 2009 Ipsos 6Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  7. 7. Do you know any child with disabilities, or someone (relative, friend, acquaintance, etc..) whose child has problems of this kind? Base: Total target population 68%Yes 68% Similar to August, great majority of the citizens (68%) know some child with disabilities or parent whose child has such, or similar disabilities 32% – no differences were recorded Aug 2010 Dec 2010 between the 1st and 2nd wave No 32% © 2009 Ipsos Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 7Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  8. 8. How often do you have contacts with children with disabilities Base: Total target population 13% Daily 8% 5% 11% 4% Once a week 5% • 8% of the citizens have daily 11% contact with children with 14% disabilities, 11% have such Once a month 8% contacts several times a week. 8% Aug 2010 10% • One out of five citizens claim 8% Dec 2010 to have no contact with 11% Once in 6 months 8% children with disabilities, while 11% 8% claim to have contact with 8% such children once a year. 14% Less than once a year 12% 10% © 2009 Ipsos 20% 4% DK-REF 0% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 8Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  9. 9. All things considered, how well are you informed about the children with disabilities? Base: Total target population I do not know anything about children 7% with disabilities 9% I know very little about children with 38% disabilities 32% • One can say that the citizens 44% Sum - are still generally poorly 40% informed about children with disabilities – in this sense no I know something about children with 43% significant differences were disabilities 45% found between the 1st and the 2nd wave. 12% Sum + 14% Aug 2010 9% Dec 2010 I know a lot about children with disabilities 11% © 2009 Ipsos I know very much about children with 3% disabilities 3% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 9Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  10. 10. In your opinion, among children aged up to 18 years, what percentage are the children with disabilities Base: Total target population 18% Up to 3% •In comparison with the 20% period before realization of campaign “It’s about ability” 16% 3.1-5% this wave records a 19% significant increase of percentage of the citizens 18% who think that, in population 5.1-10% of children aged up to 18 25% years there are between 5% and 10% of children with 13% 10.1-20% disabilities. 14% •Besides that, this wave 6% Aug 2010 records significant Over 20% Dec 2010 decrease of the citizens 6% who do not have a clear © 2009 Ipsos idea about the number of 30% children with disabilities. DK-REF 17% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 10Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  11. 11. ATTITUDE TOWARDS CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES © 2009 Ipsos 11Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  12. 12. Which of the following relations are more acceptable for youSocial distance towards different groups of children with disabilities differs:•Similar to previous wave citizens have the biggest social difference towards children who have severe emotionaldisorders (neuroses, psychoses, etc), as well as the children with severe disorder of socialization (sociallyunacceptable behavior).•On the other hand, they do not have a social distance towards children with severe impairments of vision andhearing, as well as the children with speech disorders.When individual relationships are observed, in comparison with the period before realization of campaign “It’s all aboutability” degree of acceptance of certain categories of children with disabilities records statistically significant increase:•Regarding the children with severe emotional disorders this wave records statistically significant increase ofacceptability of all relationships. Which of the following relations•Acceptability of all relationships, except readiness for coexistence in the same settlement has increased are more acceptable for yousignificantly for the following groups of children with disabilities as well: children with severe impairments ofvision, blind children, children with severe impairment of hearing, deaf children, children with physical disability such aspermanent deformation or lack of body part, children who have difficulties to move or are completely bedridden andchildren with speech impairment.•Also in case of children who suffer from some chronic disease which is not communicable this wave recordsincreased acceptability of all relationships except acceptability of coexistence in the same settlement and readiness ofthe citizens to have their children in the same class with children who suffer from some incommunicable chronicdisease.•This wave also records increase of acceptability of relationship with children with intellectual deficiencies and © 2009 Ipsosimpairments except coexistence in the same settlement and readiness of the citizens to allow their children, in adultage, to get married with children who have intellectual deficiencies and impairments.•Even in case of children with disorder of socialization this wave records increase of the readiness of citizens tohave their children in the same class with such children. Unfortunately, in this category this is the only recordedimprovement of relationships. 12 Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  13. 13. Child with severe defect of vision - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 76% settlement/street with your 79% Goes to the same 57% school/kindergarten/nursery 69% Goes to the same 51% department/group with your 59% Socializes/plays with your 48% child 57% 35% Best friend with your child 48% In the older age in emotional 9% relationship with your child 16% In the adult age marries with 7% your child 13% © 2009 Ipsos 2% DK-REF 8% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 13Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  14. 14. Blind child - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 78% settlement/street with your 77% Goes to the same 49% school/kindergarten/nursery 61% Goes to the same 44% department/group with your 53% Socializes/plays with your 41% child 51% 29% Best friend with your child 41% In the older age in emotional 3% relationship with your child 7% In the adult age marries with 2% your child 5% © 2009 Ipsos 4% DK-REF 12% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 14Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  15. 15. Child with severe hearing impairments - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 73% settlement/street with your 75% Goes to the same 55% school/kindergarten/nursery 67% Goes to the same 47% department/group with your 60% Socializes/plays with your 45% child 54% 30% Best friend with your child 43% In the older age in emotional 6% relationship with your child 13% In the adult age marries with 4% your child 9% © 2009 Ipsos 4% DK-REF 11% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 15Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  16. 16. Deaf child - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 75% settlement/street with your 75% Goes to the same 46% school/kindergarten/nursery 59% Goes to the same 40% department/group with your 50% Socializes/plays with your 39% child 47% 26% Best friend with your child 36% In the older age in emotional 3% relationship with your child 7% In the adult age marries with 2% your child 5% © 2009 Ipsos 6% DK-REF 13% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 16Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  17. 17. Child with physical disabilities, such as permanent deformation, or lack of a body part - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 79% settlement/street with your 77% Goes to the same 43% school/kindergarten/nursery 59% Goes to the same 35% department/group with your 48% Socializes/plays with your 33% child 44% 23% Best friend with your child 35% In the older age in emotional 3% relationship with your child 7% In the adult age marries with 1% your child 4% © 2009 Ipsos 6% DK-REF 13% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 17Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  18. 18. Child has difficulties to move or are completely bedridden - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 76% settlement/street with your 75% Goes to the same 43% school/kindergarten/nursery 57% Goes to the same 35% department/group with your 49% Socializes/plays with your 34% child 43% 25% Best friend with your child 35% In the older age in emotional 2% relationship with your child 4% In the adult age marries with 1% your child 3% 6% DK-REF 14% © 2009 Ipsos Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 18Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  19. 19. Child suffers from some chronic disease which is not communicable, such as asthma, heart defect, hemophilia, leukemia and other - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 73% settlement/street with your 75% Goes to the same 49% school/kindergarten/nursery 57% Goes to the same 41% department/group with your 47% Socializes/plays with your 36% child 44% 28% Best friend with your child 35% In the older age in emotional 3% relationship with your child 9% In the adult age marries with 2% your child 6% 3% DK-REF 13% © 2009 Ipsos Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 19Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  20. 20. intelligence, autism, serious attention disorders, persistent difficulties in learning, and the like - Which of the following relations are more acceptable Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 73% settlement/street with your 77% Goes to the same 37% school/kindergarten/nursery 54% Goes to the same 28% department/group with your 39% Socializes/plays with your 23% child 35% 14% Best friend with your child 23% In the older age in emotional 1% relationship with your child 3% In the adult age marries with 1% your child 2% © 2009 Ipsos 8% DK-REF 14% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 20Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  21. 21. Child with severe emotional disorders, such as childhood neurosis, psychosis, emotional changes caused by neurological damage - Which of the following relations are more acceptable Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 68% settlement/street with your 74% Goes to the same 29% school/kindergarten/nursery 39% Goes to the same 19% department/group with your 24% Socializes/plays with your 13% child 18% 8% Best friend with your child 13% In the older age in emotional 1% relationship with your child 2% In the adult age marries with 0% your child 1% © 2009 Ipsos 16% DK-REF 18% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 21Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  22. 22. Child with severe disorders of socialization, such as hyperactive, aggressive or other socially unacceptable behavior - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 71% settlement/street with your 73% Goes to the same 30% school/kindergarten/nursery 37% Goes to the same 20% department/group with your 23% Socializes/plays with your 15% child 16% 9% Best friend with your child 12% In the older age in emotional 2% relationship with your child 2% In the adult age marries with 0% your child 1% © 2009 Ipsos 11% DK-REF 20% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 22Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  23. 23. Child with speech disorders - Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Aug 2010 Dec 2010 He lives in the same 75% settlement/street with your 79% Goes to the same 49% school/kindergarten/nursery 64% Goes to the same 41% department/group with your 54% Socializes/plays with your 39% child 51% 28% Best friend with your child 41% In the older age in emotional 5% relationship with your child 14% In the adult age marries with 5% your child 11% © 2009 Ipsos 2% DK-REF 9% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 23Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  24. 24. Which of the following relations are more acceptable for you Multiple answers; Base: Total target population Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 Child with severe emotional disorders, such as childhood neurosis, psychosis, 2.0 emotional changes caused by neurological damage 2.3 Child with severe disorders of socialization, such as hyperactive, aggressive or 2.0 other socially unacceptable behavior 2.2 Intellectual deficiencies and impairments, such as low intelligence, autism, 2.3 serious attention disorders, persistent difficulties in learning, and the like 3.0 2.8 Child has difficulties to move or are completely bedridden 3.4Child with physical disabilities, such as permanent deformation, or lack of a body 2.8 part 3.5 Child suffers from some chronic disease which is not communicable, such as 3.0 asthma, heart defect, hemophilia, leukemia and other 3.5 3.0 Deaf child 3.6 3.1 Blind child 3.7 Aug 2010 3.1 Child with speech disorders Dec 2010 3.8 © 2009 Ipsos 3.3 Child with severe hearing impairments 4.0 3.5 Child with severe defect of vision 4.1 24Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  25. 25. To what extent you agree with each of the statements? Base: Total target population disagree ( 1 + 2 ) agree ( 4 + 5 ) The state and society should do everything in their power to ensure equal 1 95opportunities and chances for children with disabilities, regardless of the costs.Children with disabilities are equally valuable members of society, as well as all 4 84 other citizens Regardless of the pain and the effort that they and their families make, children 22 53 with disabilities can not be fully fit in society, the way in which other children do The state and society are not able to significantly help children with disabilities, 63 22 no matter how much they try and how much money they invest • In comparison with the previous wave this research wave records a 10% increase of the citizens who think that Children with disabilities are equally valuable members of society, as well as all other citizens, which is statistically significant on the level of 0.05. • Great majority of the citizens (95%) think that The state and society should do everything in their power to ensure equal opportunities and chances for children with disabilities, regardless of the costs (3% increase in comparison with the previous wave). © 2009 Ipsos • 22% of Montenegrin citizens think that the state and society are not able to significantly help children with disabilities, no matter how much they try and how much money they invest, which represents a 14% decrease in comparison with the previous wave. This wave also records a 12% decrease of percentage of the citizens who think that Regardless of the pain and the effort that they and their families make, children with disabilities can not be fully fit in society, the way in which other children do. 25 Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  26. 26. To what extent you agree with To what extent you agree with each of the statements?– agree each of the statements?– disagree (4+5) (1+2) Base: Total target population The state and society should do 92% The state and society are not able everything in their power to 47% to significantly help children with ensure equal opportunities and disabilities, no matter how much chances for children with they try and how much money they disabilities, regardless of the 95% 63% invest. costs. Regardless of the pain and the 74% 17% Children with disabilities are effort that they and their families equally valuable members of make, children with disabilities can society, as well as all other not be fully fit in society, the way in 22% citizens. 84% which other children do. Aug 2010 11% Dec 2010 Regardless of the pain and the 65% Children with disabilities are equally effort that they and their families valuable members of society, as make, children with disabilities well as all other citizens. 4% can not be fully fit in society, the 53% way in which other children do Aug 2010 The state and society should do 4% © 2009 Ipsos everything in their power to ensure The state and society are not able 36% equal opportunities and chances to significantly help children with Dec 2010 for children with disabilities, disabilities, no matter how much 1% regardless of the costs. they try and how much money 22% they invest Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 26Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  27. 27. Which of the following two statements is closer to your views? Base: Total target population Aug 2010 28% Child with disabilities Dec 2010 should primarily be adapted to life in society, with the help of family and the • 40% of Montenegrin citizens think environment that Child with disabilities should 40% primarily be adapted to life in society, with the help of family and the environment (12% more than in previous wave). • Conviction that the child should be adapted to life in society is Society and the 72% environment in which somewhat more pronounced the child lives should among citizens with lower level of primarily be adapted education, but also among the to the child with disabilities, accepting citizens with higher income. all their specificities 59% © 2009 Ipsos Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 27Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  28. 28. Which of the following two statements is closer to your views? Base: Total target population By providing professional assistance and 15% through special relation of society and institutions, it is possible to FULLY • One out of five citizens of enable a child with disabilities for life in Montenegro think that By society 21% providing professional assistance and through special relation of society and institutions, it is By providing professional assistance and 80% possible to FULLY enable through special relation of society and a child with disabilities institutions, it is possible to SOMEWHAT enable a child with disabilities for life in for life in society (which society 71% represents a 6% increase in comparison with the period preceding the Aug 2010 campaign “It’s about Regardless of professional assistance 5% ability”.) and special relationship of state and society, it is not possible TO MAKE ANY Dec 2010 © 2009 Ipsos SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS in enabling the children with disabilities for life in 7% society. Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 28Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  29. 29. EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES © 2009 Ipsos 29Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  30. 30. To what extent you agree with each of the statements? Base: Total target population disagree ( 1 + 2 ) agree ( 4 + 5 ) Schools in Montenegro are not built to be accessible to children with disabilities,and architectural adaptation of institutions to the needs of these children should be 5 80 one of the most important tasks of the state and society Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they have less 9 69 chances to get a job than the other citizens of the same level of education Inclusion of children with disabilities in regular schools would contribute to better 8 66 understanding of these children by their peers If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, it has positive 14 64 influence on their development Its good that children with disabilities attend regular schools, because in this way, 14 64 social skills and tolerance of other children are developed For the development of the children with disabilities it is much better to attend a 24 45 specialized institution for education, than to go to regular schools If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, this results in the factthat teachers pay too much attention to them, and other children are deprived a little © 2009 Ipsos 27 41 bit Montenegro currently has a lot of more important problems and many moreimportant issues than the adjustment of the regular school to the needs of children 64 20 with disabilities, creating new educational programs and training teachers to work with these child 30Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  31. 31. To what extent you agree with each of the statements? - agree ( 4 + 5 ) Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 Base: Total target population Schools in Montenegro are not built to be accessible to children with disabilities, 74% and architectural adaptation of institutions to the needs of these children should be one of the most important tasks of the state and society. 80% Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they have less 64% chances to get a job than the other citizens of the same level of education. 69% Inclusion of children with disabilities in regular schools would contribute to better 66% understanding of these children by their peers. 66% If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, it has positive 57% influence on their development. 64% Its good that children with disabilities attend regular schools, because in this 59% way, social skills and tolerance of other children are developed 64% For the development of the children with disabilities it is much better to attend a 50% specialized institution for education, than to go to regular schools. 45% If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, this results in the 41% Aug 2010 fact that teachers pay too much attention to them, and other children are © 2009 Ipsos deprived a little bit. 41% Dec 2010 Montenegro currently has a lot of more important problems and many more important issues than the adjustment of the regular school to the needs of 17% children with disabilities, creating new educational programs and training 20% teachers to work with these child 31Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  32. 32. To what extent you agree with each of the statements? - disagree ( 1 + 2 ) Base: Total target population Montenegro currently has a lot of more important problems and many more important issues than the adjustment of the regular school to the 63% needs of children with disabilities, creating new educational programs 64% and training teachers to work with these child If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, this results 23% in the fact that teachers pay too much attention to them, and other children are deprived a little bit. 27% For the development of the children with disabilities it is much better to 24% attend a specialized institution for education, than to go to regular schools. 24% If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, it has 18% positive influence on their development. 14% Its good that children with disabilities attend regular schools, because 18% in this way, social skills and tolerance of other children are developed 14% Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they 11% have less chances to get a job than the other citizens of the same level of education. 9% Aug 2010 Inclusion of children with disabilities in regular schools would contribute 12% to better understanding of these children by their peers. 8% Dec 2010 © 2009 Ipsos Schools in Montenegro are not built to be accessible to children with disabilities, and architectural adaptation of institutions to the needs of 7% these children should be one of the most important tasks of the state 5% and society. Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 32Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  33. 33. To what extent you agree with each of the statements? Please evaluate to what extent you agree Average values; Base: Total target population with each of the statements using a scaleStatistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 from 1 to 5, where 1 = I dont agree at all, and 5 = I completely agree. - MEAN Schools in Montenegro are not built to be accessible to children with disabilities, and 3.9 architectural adaptation of institutions to the needs of these children should be one of the most important tasks of the state and society. 4.2If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, it has positive influence on 3.5 their development. 3.9 Its good that children with disabilities attend regular schools, because in this way, 3.6 social skills and tolerance of other children are developed 3.8Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they have less chances 3.7 to get a job than the other citizens of the same level of education. 3.8 Inclusion of children with disabilities in regular schools would contribute to better 3.6 understanding of these children by their peers. 3.8 For the development of the children with disabilities it is much better to attend a 3.4 specialized institution for education, than to go to regular schools. 3.5 If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, this results in the fact that 3.2 © 2009 Ipsos teachers pay too much attention to them, and other children are deprived a little bit. 3.4 Montenegro currently has a lot of more important problems and many more important issues than the adjustment of the regular school to the needs of children with 2.4 Aug 2010disabilities, creating new educational programs and training teachers to work with these 2.5 child Dec 2010 33 Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  34. 34. Attitude towards inclusive education Citizens have more positive attitude towards inclusion than was the case in the period preceding the campaign “It’s about ability” •80% of Montenegrin citizens think that these children should go to the special educational institutions, in which curriculum and access would be adjusted to them, which is one of more important tasks of the state. This represents a 6% increase in comparison with the previous wave. •64% of the citizens think that attending regular schools by children with disabilities has positive impact on their development. In comparison withy the period before realization of campaign “Its about ability” this increase of 7% represents a significant increase. If we observe these results through average scores we can conclude that this wave records a significant increase of agreement with the following statements: •Architectural adaptation of institutions to the needs of these children should be one of the important tasks of the state and society (average grade in August 3.9 and in December 4.2). •Attending regular schools by children with disabilities has positive impact on their development (average grade in August 3.5 and in December 3.9). •Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they have less chances to get a job than the © 2009 Ipsos other citizens of the same level of education. (average grade in August 3.7 and in December 3.8). 34Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  35. 35. FAMILIES AND CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES © 2009 Ipsos 35Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  36. 36. To what extent you agree with each of the statements? Base: Total target population disagree ( 1 + 2 ) agree ( 4 + 5 ) Families of children with disabilities can not be expected to overcome all the challenges alone, they must be supported by the 3 85 wider society Other children, who are growing up in families with children with 4 84 disabilities, learn to be more attentive and more tolerant Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually have to 7 73 dedicate their life to them completely I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, because they 14 68 are victims of unfortunate circumstances Parents of children with disabilities often take too patronizing attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child 14 59 from other children If a child with disabilities is left without parental care, it is better to 14 52 put it in a sustainer family than in a home In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other 31 40 © 2009 Ipsos children are usually neglected For children with disabilities it is better to stay in special institutions, than to live in their families, because these institutions have experts 34 40 who are specially trained to work with them 36Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  37. 37. To what extent you agree with each of the statements? Please evaluate to what extent you agree with Average values; Base: Total target population each of the statements using scale from 1 toStatistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 5, where 1 = I dont agree at all, and 5 = I completely agree - MEAN Families of children with disabilities can not be expected 4.1 to overcome all the challenges alone, they must be 4.1 supported by the wider society. Other children, who are growing up in families with children 3.9 with disabilities, learn to be more attentive and more 4.0 tolerant. Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually 3.9 have to dedicate their life to them completely. 3.8 I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, 4.0 because they are victims of unfortunate circumstances. 3.7 If a child with disabilities is left without parental care, it is 3.5 better to put it in a sustainer family than in a home. 3.5 Parents of children with disabilities often take too 3.7 patronizing attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child from other children. 3.5 In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, 3.3 © 2009 Ipsos Aug 2010 other children are usually neglected. 3.1 For children with disabilities it is better to stay in special Dec 2010 institutions, than to live in their families, because these 3.3 institutions have experts who are specially trained to work 3.0 with them 37 Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  38. 38. FAMILIES AND CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES• Opinions on whether it is better for children with disabilities to live in specialized institutions or in own families are still divided – it is important that percentage of the citizens who support institutionalization has decreased by 6% in comparison before the campaign “Its about ability”(40%). Besides that, this wave records a 9% increase of percentage of the citizens who disagree with the statement that In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other children are usually neglected.• Percentage of the citizens who think that families with a child with disabilities are victims of unfortunate circumstances has decreased by 8%.• 52% of the citizens think that If a child with disabilities is left without parental care, it is better to put it in a sustainer family than in a home – which represents an identical percentage of the citizens as in the previous wave.• Majority of the citizens (85%) think that families of children with disabilities can not be expected to overcome all the challenges alone, they must be supported by the wider society. If we examine in more detail the perception of these families we will also see that 73% of the citizens think that Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually have to dedicate their life to them completely. 59% of the citizens think that Parents of children with disabilities often take too patronizing attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child from other children.• Regarding the perception of position of other children in these families, 40% of the citizens think that these other children are usually neglected. Nevertheless, 84% of the citizens think that such children learn to be more attentive and more tolerant..If we observe these scores through average grades we can conclude that, in comparison with the previous wave, this wave records significant decrease of the level of agreement with the following statements:• Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually have to dedicate their life to them completely (average grade in August 3.9 and in December 3.8).• I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, because they are victims of unfortunate circumstances. (August 4.0 , December 3.7).• Parents of children with disabilities often take too patronizing attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child from other © 2009 Ipsos children. (average grade in August 3.7 and in December 3.5).• In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other children are usually neglected. (average grade in August 3.3 and in December 3.1).• For children with disabilities it is better to stay in special institutions, than to live in their families, because these institutions have experts who are specially trained to work with them. (August 3.3 , December 3.0). 38 Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  39. 39. To what extent you agree with each of the statements?- agree ( 4 + 5 ) Base: Total target population Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05Families of children with disabilities can not be expected to overcome 84%all the challenges alone, they must be supported by the wider society 85% Other children, who are growing up in families with children with 80% disabilities, learn to be more attentive and more tolerant 84% Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually have to 77% dedicate their life to them completely 73% I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, because they are 76% victims of unfortunate circumstances 68%Parents of children with disabilities often take too patronizing attitude 62% towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child from other children 59%If a child with disabilities is left without parental care, it is better to put 51% it in a sustainer family than in a home 52% For children with disabilities it is better to stay in special institutions, 46% than to live in their families, because these institutions have experts © 2009 Ipsos who are specially trained to work with them 40% Aug 2010In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other children 43% are usually neglected 40% Dec 2010 39Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  40. 40. To what extent you agree with each of the statements?- disagree ( 1 + 2 ) Base: Total target population Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 For children with disabilities it is better to stay in special institutions, than to live in their families, because these 29% institutions have experts who are specially trained to work 34% with them In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other 22% children are usually neglected 31% If a child with disabilities is left without parental care, it is 18% better to put it in a sustainer family than in a home 14% Parents of children with disabilities often take too patronizing 12% attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child from other children 14% I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, because 7% they are victims of unfortunate circumstances 14% Families of children with disabilities can not be expected to 6% overcome all the challenges alone, they must be supported by the wider society 3% Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually 6% © 2009 Ipsos have to dedicate their life to them completely 7% Aug 2010 Other children, who are growing up in families with children 5% Dec 2010 with disabilities, learn to be more attentive and more tolerant 4% 40Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  41. 41. In your opinion, should the state provide financial support for families of children with disabilities? Base: Total target population 97% Yes 89% 1% No 4% Aug 2010 Dec 2010 3% DK-REF © 2009 Ipsos 8% Statistically significant difference on the level of 0.05 41Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  42. 42. INCLUSION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN THE SOCIETY © 2009 Ipsos 42Opinion poll on social inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro

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