An Evaluation Of The Influence Of Early Intervention Services On Development Of Children With Physical Disabilities In Ruiru Subcounty, Kiambu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of early intervention services on development of children with physical disabilities in Ruiru Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya. The study adopted a descriptive survey design to select the respondents. The study targeted 8 heads of schools, 8 related service providers, 8 teachers, 160 parents and 160 children with physical disabilities. Purposive sampling was used to select 4 schools selected due to availability of communities which represent the range of variations on categories of physical disabilities, 4 heads of schools, 6 related service providers, 4 teachers, 1 EARC officers while stratified random sampling was used to select 32 parents of children with physical disabilities totaling to 47 respondents. The researcher used questionnaires and interview guide to collect data. The data collected were coded and analyzed manually. From the study findings, it was established that majority of schools involved parents in guidance and counseling, making the children get exposed to early intervention services. A correlation together with regression analyses were done and established positive relationship between most early intervention services. The value of R square of .928 showed that the model could accurately predict the outcome of the dependent variable to an accuracy level of 92.8% as well as that the independent variables account for 92.8% changes in the dependent variable. From the ANOVA, the model is significant (P

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APA

WANJIRU, N (2021). An Evaluation Of The Influence Of Early Intervention Services On Development Of Children With Physical Disabilities In Ruiru Subcounty, Kiambu County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-evaluation-of-the-influence-of-early-intervention-services-on-development-of-children-with-physical-disabilities-in-ruiru-subcounty-kiambu-county-kenya

MLA 8th

WANJIRU, NDERITU "An Evaluation Of The Influence Of Early Intervention Services On Development Of Children With Physical Disabilities In Ruiru Subcounty, Kiambu County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 01 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/an-evaluation-of-the-influence-of-early-intervention-services-on-development-of-children-with-physical-disabilities-in-ruiru-subcounty-kiambu-county-kenya. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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WANJIRU, NDERITU . "An Evaluation Of The Influence Of Early Intervention Services On Development Of Children With Physical Disabilities In Ruiru Subcounty, Kiambu County, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 01 Jun. 2021. Web. 25 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/an-evaluation-of-the-influence-of-early-intervention-services-on-development-of-children-with-physical-disabilities-in-ruiru-subcounty-kiambu-county-kenya >.

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WANJIRU, NDERITU . "An Evaluation Of The Influence Of Early Intervention Services On Development Of Children With Physical Disabilities In Ruiru Subcounty, Kiambu County, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/an-evaluation-of-the-influence-of-early-intervention-services-on-development-of-children-with-physical-disabilities-in-ruiru-subcounty-kiambu-county-kenya