Learners who are mentally retarded like any other handicapped learners are
faced by so many challenges. These challenges affect their performance in self
help skills and other cognitive abilities. The researcher wanted to carryout a
research to find out the challenges facing these particular learners in special
schools and units in Soy Division of Nandi East District. The researcher prepared
and used questionnaires for teachers and interview guides for the parents to
collect data. He applied survey method in collecting the data and used
quantitative approach in his study. Although there are above seven programmes
in the district offering special needs education, the mentally retarded children
takes the largest share. The researcher collected the data from one school for
the mentally handicapped and three special units for the mentally challenged
learners. The data was collected from parents and teachers who are the key
mentors of these learners. After presenting and analyzing the data the
researcher found that the mentally retarded learners are faced by so many
challenges ranging from negative attitude from both parents and teachers, lack
of adequate funds and learning materials to unpredictable food supply. In order
to aileviate these challenges, the following conclusions were made. There should
be awareness meetings to alleviate negative attitude among teachers and parents. Provision of enough founds to run institutions smoothly. Training of enough qualified personnel to handle the mentaliy challenged learners.
SSA, R (2021). Challenges Fa.Ced By Mentally Retarded Learners Ii\I Selected Inclusive Seetings In Soy Division Of Nandi East District, Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-fa-ced-by-mentally-retarded-learners-ii-i-selected-inclusive-seetings-in-soy-division-of-nandi-east-district-kenya
Research, SSA. "Challenges Fa.Ced By Mentally Retarded Learners Ii\I Selected Inclusive Seetings In Soy Division Of Nandi East District, Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-fa-ced-by-mentally-retarded-learners-ii-i-selected-inclusive-seetings-in-soy-division-of-nandi-east-district-kenya . Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.
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Research, SSA. "Challenges Fa.Ced By Mentally Retarded Learners Ii\I Selected Inclusive Seetings In Soy Division Of Nandi East District, Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 20, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-fa-ced-by-mentally-retarded-learners-ii-i-selected-inclusive-seetings-in-soy-division-of-nandi-east-district-kenya