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N° of questionnaire_________

 

date of interview:________________ (1) |__| M(2)|__| F     (3)   year of birth__________ (4) country___________  

 

type of subject interviewed:                                                                

 

university student:                (5) law faculty |__|    (6) polytechnic |__|           (7)Motor science faculty |__|

 

(8) junior high school (12/14 y.)   (9) high-school  (age 15/19)    (10) technical school  |__|  (11) professional

 

school |__|

                                               

 

teacher                                     (12) of obligatory school years |__|                (13) other |__|                                                                                                        

parent of child with disabilities, in special school            (14) who takes part in Physical Education |__|   (15) or does not 

 

   (16)or in sport activities  |__|

 

parent of child with disabilities, integrated in normal school  (17) who takes part in Physical Education |__|

 

 (18)  or does not  |__| 

(19)or in sport activities  |__|

 

parent of child with disabilities, in other situations  (20) who takes part in Physical Education |__|   (21) or does not  |__|

     (22)or in sport activities  |__|

 

parent of normal child                                                                         (23)   |__|                                              

 

person selected at random (fruit and vegetable market)                          ( 24)  |__|

 

Does he/she personally know a person with disabilities? (25)  |__!  YES (26)  |__|  NO

 

Does he/she have a person with a disability in the family? (27) |__!  YES   (28) |__|  NO

 


 

PLEASE ANSWER EACH QUESTION BY ORDERING THE REPLIES YOU THINK MOST IMPORTANT:

 

 

1) The term handicapped indicates:

-          an unintelligent person

-          a person with motor difficulties

-          all people with difficulties of any type

-          all people with severe mental problems

-          other

 

2) The term disabled indicates:

-          people with motor problems

-          wheelchair users

-          people with limited mental ability

-          people with motor and/or mental difficulties

-          other

 

3) Which of these terms do you usually use for people with physical, mental or mental-physical limitations?

-          handicapped

-          disabled

-          with different abilities

with special needs

person with handicapping condition

other_____________

 

 

4) Which of these terms do you think is most appropriate for people with physical, mental or mental-physical limitations:

-          handicapped

-          disabled

-          people with different abilities

-          people with special needs

-          other____________________

 

 

5) To what extent do you think you could participate in Physical Education or sport activities together with people with physical, mental or mental-physical limitations:

-          Very much

-          Much

-          A little

-          Not at all

 

 

6) Would you like to take part in PE  or other sport activities together with people with physical, mental or mental-physical limitations:

-          Very much

-          Much

-          A little

-          Not at all

 

7) In which situations have you met people with physical, mental or mental-physical limitations:

-          at school

-          in the street

-          in the context of physical activities and sport

-          at home

-          in the work context

-          in politics

-          in films or other types of show

-          never

 

8)  In your opinion, could a change in terminology have a positive impact on attitudes towards the inclusion of persons with physical, mental or psycho-physical restrictions in everyday life (school, social situations, free time, working context)?

-          significant

-          non significant

 

9) In your opinion could  inclusion in every day life of people with a disability (school, social situations, free time, work) affect the terminology applied to them? 

-          yes, when they are present

-          yes, always

-          never

-          I don't know

 

10) Do you know what  APA is  (Adapted Physical Activity)

-          yes

-          no

 

 

11) If yes

-          give your personal definition:

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