HIV/AIDS continues to spread among children, youth, and young adults across all racial, ethnic, and cultural populations, including those with disabilities. This article considers information on HIV/AIDS such as individuals' health-risk behaviors, environmental circumstances, and perceptions that may contribute to HIV-infection; how disability characteristics, and cultural traits and values impact school-based HIV/AIDS prevention programs; and, culturally competent instructional considerations that acknowledge these variables.
Original Publication Citation
Sileo, N.M., Sileo, T.W., & Prater, M.A. (28). Enhancing special educators' knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS. Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Service, 27(1), 35-57.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Prater, Mary Anne; Sileo, Nancy M.; and Sileo, Thomas W., "Enhancing Special Educators' Knowledge and Understanding of HIV/AIDS" (2008). All Faculty Publications. 921.
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