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UNICEF Montenegro 2011 - Inclusion of children with disabilities

  1. 1. Inclusion of children withdisabilityNovembar 2011. Nobody’s Unpredictable
  2. 2. Table of contents• METHODOLOGY• OPINION ABOUT UNICEF• INTERACTION WITH CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES• SOCIAL DISTANCE TOWARDS CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES• INCLUSION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES• CITIZENS’ ATTITUDES ABOUT DAY CENTERS AND SMALL GROUP HOMES• VISIBILITY AND ASSESSMENT OF CAMPAIGN „IT’S ABOUT ABILITY “ © 2011 Ipsos• IMAGE OF CAMPAIGN „IT’S ABOUT ABILITY “• SUMMARY 2
  3. 3. 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: 474 655• Sample size: 1207(with 152 sampling points)• Sample type: stratified 3-staged probability sample with sampling stages: • Unit of the first stage - Polling station territory – approximately size of 200 HH (PPS with probabilities proportional to size) • Unit of the first stage - Households by random route technique starting from the given addresses (SRSWoR) • Unit of the first stage – 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 from: 11th of November to 22nd November 2011..• 95% confidence interval for incidence of 05% is (03.6%, 06.4%) © 2011 Ipsos• 95% confidence interval for incidence of 20% is (17.5%, 22.5%)• 95% confidence interval for incidence of 40% is (37.0%, 43.0%) 3
  4. 4. Male 49% Sex Female 51% 18-29 23% Sample 30-39 19% Age 40-49 18% 50-64 27% 65+ 13% Elementary or 25% less Secondary 54% Education College or 21% University Podgorica 32% Coast (Boka) 18% NorthWest Stratum 28% East 21% Urban 63% Type of Other settlem ent 37%4 © 2011 Ipsos
  5. 5. Interaction with children withdisabilities © 2011 Ipsos 5
  6. 6. A term most commonly used when it comes to children with disabilities - spontaneous responses Base: Total target population 23% Handicapped children 20% 19% 17% Children with special needs 27% 24% Children with 12% 4% invalidity/disability 12% 10% Sick children 9% 3% 7% Children with disability 19% 20% 6% Poor, pathetic, unhappy 2% 0% Childrenm just like any other, 3% 0% there is no difference 1% 3% Aug-10 Children with defect 1% 1% December 2010 3% Nov-11 Children with retarded 6% development 5% © 2011 Ipsos 2% Retarded children 2% 2%Can you tell me which expression do you personally use most frequently for children whosephysical, mental or sensory abilities are below average abilities of children in their age?Howwould you call this group of children? 6 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 disability? Base: Total target population % August 2010. % December 2010. % November 2011. 68 Yes 68 As in previous waves, the vast majority of citizens (68%) know a 68 child with disabilities or parents whose child has disability - not found differences between the 1.2. and 3 wave 32 No 32 © 2011 Ipsos 33 7Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  8. 8. How often do you have contacts with children with disabilities? Base: Total target population August 2010. December 2010. November 2011. 13% Daily 8% 17% 5% Several times a week 11% 10% 4% Once a week 5% 5% 11% Several times a month 14% 15% 8% Once a month 8% 13% 10% Once in 2-3 months 8% 12% 11% Once in 6 months 8% 8% 11% Once a year 8% 9% 14% Less than once a year 12% © 2011 Ipsos 6% 10%I do not have any contact with children with disabilities 20% 4% 4% DK-REF 0% 0% 8Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  9. 9. How often do you have contacts with children with disabilities? Base: Total target population Have you ever socialized with any child / Has your child ever socialized with any child / person with disabilities? person with disabilities? DK-REF, 1% DK-REF, 2% Yes, 21% Yes, 39% Dont have children, 36% No, 60% No, 41% © 2011 Ipsos 9Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  10. 10. All things considered, how well are you informed about the children with disabilities? Base: Total target population August 2010. December 2010. November 2011. 7% I do not know anything about children 9% with disabilities 8% 38% I know very little about children with 32% disabilities 27% • One can say that positive 44% trend of increasing the Sum - 40% citizens’ knowledge about 35% children with disabilities 43% has been preserved. I know something about children with 45% disabilities 47% 12% Sum + 14% 16% 9% I know a lot about children with 11% © 2011 Ipsos disabilities 11% 3% I know very much about children with 3% disabilities 5% 10Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  11. 11. In your opinion, among children aged up to 18 years, what percentage are the children with disabilities? Base: Total target population August 2010. December 2010. November 2011. •In relation to the period prior 18% to the implementation of the Up to 3% 20% 23% campaign “It’s about ability" the percentage of citizens 16% 3.1-5% who believe that the 19% 23% population of children under 18 has up to 5% children with 18% 5.1-10% 25% disabilities significantly 18% increased. 13% •Also, the percentage of 10.1-20% 14% 11% people who do not have a clear idea of ​how many 6% Over 20% 6% children with disabilities there 5% are reduced significantly. 30% © 2011 Ipsos DK-REF 17% 20% 11Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  12. 12. Do you think it is possible for a child with disabilities to become a famous artist, businessman, successful politician or statesman in Montenegro one day? Base: Total target population DK-REF, 9% No, it is not possible, 14% Yes, it is possible, 77% © 2011 Ipsos 12Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  13. 13. Awareness of famous people with disabilities – spontaneous answers Base: Total target population % From Montenegro % Outside of Montenegro Darko Saša Matić 24.6 11.4 Martinović Marijana Dejan Matić 18.3 2.5 Mugoša Andrea Bocelli 3.0 Naod Zorić 0.7 Stevie Wonder 2.7 Fadil Mučić 0.5 0.8 Raz Charles Nebojša 0.3 Ludwig van Beethoven 0.6 Šofranac Majda Mučić Van Gogh 0.5 0.3 (slikarka) Susan Bozle 0.4 Božidar 0.2 Denda Niko Vujičić 0.3 Mima Đurović 0.1 © 2011 Ipsos Stephen Hawking 0.2 Slobodan 0.1 Julia Roberts 0.2 MirjačićWhich famous people with disabilities have you heard of? 13 Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  14. 14. Social distance towards childrenwith disabilities © 2011 Ipsos 14
  15. 15. Child with severe vision impairment - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 76% 79% child 82% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 57% 69% school with your child? 72% Goes to the same department / group with your 51% 59% child 61% 48% Socializes / plays with your child 57% 58% 35% Best friend with your child 48% 49% In the older age in emotional relationship with 9% 16% your child 18% 7% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 13% 13% 2% DK-REF 8% 6% 15Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  16. 16. Visually impaired child - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 78% 77% child 82% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 49% 61% school with your child? 66% Goes to the same department / group with your 44% 53% child 55% 41% Socializes / plays with your child 51% 53% 29% Best friend with your child 41% 44% In the older age in emotional relationship with 3% 7% your child 9% 2% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 5% 7% 4% DK-REF 12% 11% 16Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  17. 17. Child with severe hearing impairments - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 73% 75% child 79% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 55% 67% school with your child? 67% Goes to the same department / group with your 47% 60% child 58% 45% Socializes / plays with your child 54% 54% 30% Best friend with your child 43% 42% In the older age in emotional relationship with 6% 13% your child 14% 4% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 9% 10% 4% DK-REF 11% 10% 17Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  18. 18. Deaf child - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 75% 75% child 78% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 46% 59% school with your child? 60% Goes to the same department / group with your 40% 50% child 51% 39% Socializes / plays with your child 47% 49% 26% Best friend with your child 36% 38% In the older age in emotional relationship with 3% 7% your child 8% 2% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 5% 7% 6% DK-REF 13% 13% 18Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  19. 19. Child with physical disabilities, such as permanent deformation, or lack of a body part - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 79% 77% child 80% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 43% 59% school with your child? 61% Goes to the same department / group with your 35% 48% child 51% 33% Socializes / plays with your child 44% 46% 23% Best friend with your child 35% 37% In the older age in emotional relationship with 3% 7% your child 8% 1% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 4% 5% 6% DK-REF 13% 11% 19Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  20. 20. Child has difficulties to move or is completely bedridden - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 76% 75% child 80% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 43% 57% school with your child? 58% Goes to the same department / group with your 35% 49% child 49% 34% Socializes / plays with your child 43% 44% 25% Best friend with your child 35% 37% In the older age in emotional relationship with 2% 4% your child 6% 1% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 3% 4% 6% DK-REF 14% 11% 20Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  21. 21. Child suffers from some chronic disease which are not communicable, such as asthma, heart defect, hemophilia, leukemia and other - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 73% 75% child 79% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 49% 57% school with your child? 60% Goes to the same department / group with your 41% 47% child 50% 36% Socializes / plays with your child 44% 45% 28% Best friend with your child 35% 37% In the older age in emotional relationship with 3% 9% your child 11% 2% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 6% 7% 3% DK-REF 13% 12% 21Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  22. 22. Intellectual deficiencies and impairments, such as low intelligence, autism, serious attention disorders, persistent difficulties in learning, and the like. - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 73% 77% child 81% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 37% 54% school with your child? 56% Goes to the same department / group with your 28% 39% child 40% 23% Socializes / plays with your child 35% 36% 14% Best friend with your child 23% 25% In the older age in emotional relationship with 1% 3% your child 5% 1% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 2% 3% 8% DK-REF 14% 13% 22Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  23. 23. Child with severe emotional disorders, such as childhood neurosis, psychosis, emotional changes caused by neurological damage - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 68% 74% child 79% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 29% 39% school with your child? 42% Goes to the same department / group with your 19% 24% child 27% 13% Socializes / plays with your child 18% 21% 8% Best friend with your child 13% 14% In the older age in emotional relationship with 1% 2% your child 3% 0% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 1% 2% 16% DK-REF 18% 20% 23Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  24. 24. Child with severe disorders of socialization, such as hyperactive, aggressive or other socially unacceptable behavior - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 71% 73% child 76% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 30% 37% school with your child? 40% Goes to the same department / group with your 20% 23% child 25% 15% Socializes / plays with your child 16% 18% 9% Best friend with your child 12% 13% In the older age in emotional relationship with 2% 2% your child 3% 0% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 1% 2% 11% DK-REF 20% 20% 24Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  25. 25. Child with speech disorders - Which of the following relationships are acceptable to you Multiple response; Base: Total target population Aug-10 Dec-10 Nov-11 He lives in the same settlement / street with your 75% 79% child 84% Goes to the same school / kindergarten / nursery 49% 64% school with your child? 68% Goes to the same department / group with your 41% 54% child 56% 39% Socializes / plays with your child 51% 52% 28% Best friend with your child 41% 42% In the older age in emotional relationship with 5% 14% your child 16% 5% © 2011 Ipsos In the adult age marries with your child 11% 12% 2% DK-REF 9% 9% 25Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  26. 26. ACCEPTABILITY OF RELATIONSHIPS Multiple response; Base: Total target population Child with severe emotional disorders, such as childhood neurosis, psychosis, 2.0 emotional changes caused by neurological damage 2.3 2.5 Aug-10 Child with severe disorders of socialization, such as hyperactive, aggressive or 2.0 2.2 Dec-10 other socially unacceptable behavior 2.3 2.3 Nov-11 Intellectual deficiencies and impairments, such as low intelligence, autism, serious attention disorders, persistent difficulties in learning, and the like. 3.0 2.9 2.8 Child has difficulties to move or are completely bedridden 3.4 3.3 Child with physical disabilities, such as permanent deformation, or lack of a body 2.8 part 3.5 3.4 Child suffers from some chronic disease which is not communicable, such as 3.0 asthma, heart defect, hemophilia, leukemia and other 3.5 3.5 3.0 Deaf child 3.6 3.6 3.1 Blind child 3.7 3.7 3.1 Child with speech disorders 3.8 3.8 © 2011 Ipsos 3.3 Child with severe hearing impairments 4.0 3.9 3.5 Child with severe vision impairment 4.1 4.0 26Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  27. 27. Social distance towards children with disabilitiesSocial distance towards various groups of children with disabilities differs: •Similar to the previous waves the citizens have the biggest social difference towards children with severe emotional disorders (neurosis, psychosis) and children with severe disorder of socialization (socially unacceptable behavior). •On the other hand, citizens have the smallest social distance towards children with severe vision and hearing impairments, as well as towards children with speech disorders.When individual relationships are concerned, in comparison with the periodbefore realization of campaign “It’s about ability” degree of acceptability ofcertain categories of children with disabilities records statistically significant © 2011 Ipsosincrease, however, in comparison with the wave from December 2010, degreeof acceptability has remained on almost the same level. 27
  28. 28. Inclusion of children withdisabilities © 2011 Ipsos 28
  29. 29. The attitude of society towards children with disabilities Base: Total target population % I dont agree % I agree The state and society should do everything in their power to ensure equal opportunities and chances for children with disabilities, regardless of the costs. 2 94Children with disabilities are equally valuable members of society as all other citizens. 1 92 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. 61 22 • Compared to the previous round of survey in December 2010, the percentage of citizens who believe that children with disabilities are equally valuable members of society as all other citizens has increased by 8%, which is statistically significant at the 0.05 level. Total increase of citizens who think that children with disabilities are equally valuable member of society as others since the campaign started is 18% (comparison of results from © 2011 Ipsos August 2010 before the campaign started and November 2011). • The vast majority of citizens (94%) believe that government and society should do everything in their power to ensure equal opportunities for children with disabilities. • 22% of the citizens of Montenegro think that the state and society are not able to significantly help children with 29Inclusion of children withby 14% less compared with the period preceding the campaign „It’s about ability“. disabilities, which is disability in Montenegro
  30. 30. The state and society should do everything in their power to ensure equal opportunities and chances for children with disabilities, regardless of the costs. Base: Total target population % I dont agree % I agree August 2010 4 92 December 2010 1 95 November 2011 2 94 © 2011 Ipsos 30Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  31. 31. Children with disabilities are equally valuable members of society as all other citizens. Baza: Ukupna ciljna populacija % I dont agree % I agree August 2010 11 74 December 2010 4 84 November 2011 1 92 © 2011 Ipsos 31Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  32. 32. 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. Base: Total target population % I dont agree % I agree August 2010 47 36 December 2010 63 22 © 2011 Ipsos November 2011 61 22 32Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  33. 33. Which of the following two statements is closer to your views? Base: Total target population % Child with disabilities should primarily be adapted to life in society, with the help of family and the environment % Society and the environment in which the child lives should primarily be adapted to the child with disabilities, accepting all their specificities August 2010 28 72 December 2010 40 59 © 2011 Ipsos November 2011 36 63 33Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  34. 34. Which of the following statements is closer to your views? Base: Total target population % By providing professional assistance and through special relation of society and institutions, it is possible to FULLY enable a child with disabilities for life in society % By providing professional assistance and through special relation of society and institutions, it is possible to SOMEWHAT enable a child with disabilities for life in society % Regardless of professional assistance and special relationship of state and society, it is not possible TO MAKE ANY SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS in enabling the children with disabilities for life in society. August 2010 15 80 5 December 2010 21 71 7 © 2011 Ipsos November 2011 18 78 3 34Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  35. 35. The attitude towards inclusive education Base: Total target population % I don’t agre % I agree 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 disabilities, creating new educational programs and 53 20 training teachers to work with these child If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, this results in the fact that teachers pay too much attention to them, and other children are deprived a little bit. 26 34 For the development of the children with disabilities it is much better to attend a specialized institution for education, than to go to regular schools. 19 42 Inclusion of children with disabilities in regular schools would contribute to better understanding of these children by their peers. 7 65 Its good that children with disabilities attend regular schools, because in this way, social skills and tolerance of other children are developed 10 66 If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, it has positive influence on their development. 12 66 Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they have less chances to get a job than the other citizens of the same level of 9 67 © 2011 Ipsos education. 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 one of the most important tasks of the state and 4 68 society. 35Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  36. 36. Please evaluate to what extent you agree with each of the statements - I agree ( 4 + 5 ) Base: Total target population Schools in Montenegro are not built to be accessible to children with 74% disabilities, and architectural adaptation of institutions to the needs of these 80% children should be one of the most important tasks of the state and society. 68% 66% Inclusion of children with disabilities in regular schools would contribute to 66% better understanding of these children by their peers 65% Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they have 64% less chances to get a job than the other citizens of the same level of 69% education. 67% 59% Its good that children with disabilities attend regular schools, because in this 64% way, social skills and tolerance of other children are developed 66% 57% If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, it has positive 64% influence on their development. 66% 50% For the development of the children with disabilities it is much better to attend 45% a specialized institution for education, than to go to regular schools. 42% If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, this results in the 41% © 2011 Ipsos fact that teachers pay too much attention to them, and other children are 41% August 2010 deprived a little bit. 34% December 2010 Montenegro currently has a lot of more important problems and many more 17% important issues than the adjustment of the regular school to the needs of 20% November 2011 children with disabilities, creating new educational programs and training teachers to work with these child 20% 36Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  37. 37. Please evaluate to what extent you agree with each of the statements – I don’t agree ( 1 + 2 ) Base: Total target population Montenegro currently has a lot of more important problems and many more 63% important issues than the adjustment of the regular school to the needs of 64% children with disabilities, creating new educational programs and training teachers to work with these child 53% If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, this results in the 24% fact that teachers pay too much attention to them, and other children are 24% deprived a little bit. 26% 23% For the development of the children with disabilities it is much better to attend 27% a specialized institution for education, than to go to regular schools. 19% 18% If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, it has positive 14% influence on their development. 12% 18% Its good that children with disabilities attend regular schools, because in this 14% way, social skills and tolerance of other children are developed 10% Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they have 12% less chances to get a job than the other citizens of the same level of 8% education. 9% 11% Inclusion of children with disabilities in regular schools would contribute to August 2010 © 2011 Ipsos 9% better understanding of these children by their peers. 7% December 2010 Schools in Montenegro are not built to be accessible to children with 7% disabilities, and architectural adaptation of institutions to the needs of these 5% November 2011 children should be one of the most important tasks of the state and society. 4% 37Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  38. 38. Please evaluate to what extent you agree with each of the statements? On a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means strongly Base: Total target population disagree and 5 fully agree, evaluate the degree of agreement with each of the read Schools in Montenegro are not built to be statement. accessible to children with disabilities, and 3.9 architectural adaptation of institutions to the needs 4.0 of these children should be one of the most 4.0 important tasks of the state and society. If children with disabilities attend classes in regular 3.5 schools, it has positive influence on their 3.7 development. 3.8 Its good that children with disabilities attend 3.6 regular schools, because in this way, social skills 3.7 and tolerance of other children are developed 3.8 Even when children with disabilities go through 3.7 their education, they have less chances to get a job 3.7 than the other citizens of the same level of education. 3.9 Inclusion of children with disabilities in regular 3.7 schools would contribute to better understanding of 3.7 these children by their peers. 3.7 For the development of the children with disabilities 3.4 it is much better to attend a specialized institution 3.3 for education, than to go to regular schools. 3.4 If children with disabilities attend classes in regular 3.2 schools, this results in the fact that teachers pay too 3.2 © 2011 Ipsos much attention to them, and other children are deprived a little bit. 3.1 Montenegro currently has a lot of more important problems and many more important issues than the 2.4 August 2010 adjustment of the regular school to the needs of 2.4 December 2010 children with disabilities, creating new educational 2.4 Novembar 2011 programs and training teachers to work with these 38Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  39. 39. Attitude towards inclusive educationCitizens have more positive attitudes towards inclusion compared with the period preceding thecampaign “It’s about ability”•In comparison with the previous research wave percentage of the citizens who think thatchildren with disabilities are equally valuable members of society has increased by 8%,which represents statistical significance of 0.05. Percentage of citizens who think this hasincreased by 18% ever since the campaign started.•Besides that, percentage of the citizens who think that by providing professionalassistance and through special relation of society and institutions, it is possible toSOMEWHAT enable a child with disabilities for life in society has increased by 7%, whichrepresents statistical significance of 0.05.If these differences are observed in terms of average grades we can conclude that degree of agreement withthe following statements has increased in comparison with the previous wave:•If children with disabilities attend classes in regular schools, it has positive influence ontheir development .•Its good that children with disabilities attend regular schools, because in this way, social © 2011 Ipsosskills and tolerance of other children are developed.•Even when children with disabilities go through their education, they have less chancesto get a job than the other citizens of the same level of education. 39
  40. 40. Please evaluate to what extent you agree with each of the statements? Base: Total target population % I don’t agre % I agree In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other children are usually neglected. 28 33 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 38 35 Parents of children with disabilities often take too patronizing attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child from other children. 11 53 If a child with disabilities is left without parental care, it is better to put it in a foster family than in a home. 15 53 I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, because they are victims of unfortunate circumstances. 20 53 Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually have to dedicate their life to them completely. 10 66 Other children, who are growing up in families with children with disabilities, learn to be more attentive and more tolerant. 4 77 © 2011 Ipsos Families of children with disabilities cannot be expected to overcome all the challenges alone, they must be supported by the wider society. 4 84 40Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  41. 41. Please evaluate to what extent you agree with each of the statements? Average values; Base: Total target population On a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means strongly disagree and 5 fully agree, evaluate the degree of agreement with each of the read statement. For children with disabilities it is better to stay in 3.3 special institutions, than to live in their families, because these institutions have experts who are 3.0 specially trained to work with them 3.0 Other children, who are growing up in families 3.9 with children with disabilities, learn to be more 4.0 attentive and more tolerant. 3.9 Parents who are raising children with disabilities, 3.9 usually have to dedicate their life to them 3.8 completely. 3.7 If a child with disabilities is left without parental 3.5 care, it is better to put it in a foster family than in 3.5 a home. 3.5 I feel sorry for families with a child with 4.0 disabilities, because they are victims of 3.7 unfortunate circumstances. 3.5 Families of children with disabilities cannot be 4.1 expected to overcome all the challenges alone, 4.1 they must be supported by the wider society. 4.1 © 2011 Ipsos 3.3 August 2010 In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other children are usually neglected. 3.1 December 2010 3.1 November 2011 Parents of children with disabilities often take 3.7 too patronizing attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child from other 3.5 children. 3.5 41Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  42. 42. Please evaluate to what extent you agree with each of the statements -I agree ( 4 + 5 ) Base: Total target population Families of children with disabilities cannot be expected to 84% overcome all the challenges alone, they must be supported by 85% the wider society. 84% 80% Other children, who are growing up in families with children with 84% disabilities, learn to be more attentive and more tolerant. 77% 77% Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually have to 73% dedicate their life to them completely. 66% 76% I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, because they 68% are victims of unfortunate circumstances. 53% Parents of children with disabilities often take too patronizing 62% attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child 59% from other children. 53% 51% If a child with disabilities is left without parental care, it is better 52% to put it in a foster family than in a home. 53% For children with disabilities it is better to stay in special 46% institutions, than to live in their families, because these institutions 40% August 2010 © 2011 Ipsos have experts who are specially trained to work with them 35% December 2010 43% In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other 40% November 2011 children are usually neglected. 33% 42Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  43. 43. Please evaluate to what extent you agree with each of the statements – I don’t agree ( 1 + 2 ) Base: Total target population For children with disabilities it is better to stay in special institutions, 29% than to live in their families, because these institutions have experts 34% who are specially trained to work with them 38% 22% In families where a child with disabilities is growing up, other children 31% are usually neglected. 28% 18% If a child with disabilities is left without parental care, it is better to 14% put it in a foster family than in a home. 15% Parents of children with disabilities often take too patronizing attitude 12% towards their child, which leads to isolation of that child from other 14% children. 11% 7% I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, because they are 14% victims of unfortunate circumstances 20% Families of children with disabilities cannot be expected to 6% overcome all the challenges alone, they must be supported by the 3% wider society. 4% August 2010 6% Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually have to 7% December 2010 © 2011 Ipsos dedicate their life to them completely. 10% 5% November 2011 Other children, who are growing up in families with children with 4% disabilities, learn to be more attentive and more tolerant. 4% 43Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro
  44. 44. FAMILY AND CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES•Opinions on whether it is better for the children with disabilities to stay in special institutions or tolive in their families are still divided – it is important that percentage of the citizens whosupport institutionalization has decreased by 11% in comparison with the period whichpreceded the campaign “It’s about ability” (5%less than in previous wave). Besides that,percentage of the citizens who think that in families where a child with disabilities is growing up,other children are usually neglected has decreased by 10% (7% in comparison with the previouswave).•Majority of the citizens (84%) think that families who have child with disability should besupported by wider society. If we examine more deeply the perception of these families, we cansee that 2/3 of the citizens also think that parents who are raising children with disabilities,usually have to dedicate their life to them. One out of two citizens think that parents of childrenwith disabilities often take too patronizing attitude towards their child, which leads to isolation ofthat child from other children.If we observe these results through average grades we can conclude that, in comparison withthe previous wave, degree of agreement with the following statements has decreasedsignificantly: © 2011 Ipsos•Parents who are raising children with disabilities, usually have to dedicate their life to them.•I feel sorry for families with a child with disabilities, because they are victims of unfortunatecircumstances. 44
  45. 45. In your opinion, should the state provide financial support for families of children with disabilities? Base: Total target population % Yes % No August 2010 97 1 December 2010 89 4 November 2011 93 2 © 2011 Ipsos 45Inclusion of children with disability in Montenegro

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