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Kkob Puppets

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Misunderstandings of and negative attitudes towards individuals with disabilities is common in school and society. Types of interventions are common to improve children’s knowledge of others with disbilities. Some of them are, awareness and knowledge transmission programs, empathy-related experiences, and puppet plays. One intervention, the Kids on the Block (KOB) puppets is a common intervention for students. KOB is used to promote positive knowledge and rule out common misconceptions of individuals with disabilities. They use life size puppets of children with and without disabilities. The results following the KOB presentations has had mixed results. This article covered two studies done to see the differences and changes in knowledge and
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