Author Credentials

Sister Mary Louismarie Nudo, S.N.D.

Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Mary Johanna Flanagan, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

People with mental disabilities--Attitudes; People with disabilities--Public opinion


In light of these considerations, the importance of the problem and the gravity of society's responsibility toward the mentally retarded, the purpose of this paper is to investigate the research on attitudes of various population groups towards mental retardation as well as research concerning methods and attempts to change attitudes.


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