Challenges Faced By Physically Handicapped Learners In Inclusive Settings In Modogashe Zone, Modogashe Division, Lagdera District, Kenya

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ABSTRACT

The impact of free pnmary education has been manifold and complex. The quality and magnitude of the programme has affected not only rhe normal physically fit pupil, but also the physically challenged learners in inclusive schools as

veil as the wider community and society.

The study adopted a Quantitative research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding of the problems and impact of free primary education on the quality of special education for the physically disabled learners in Modogashe division, Lagdera District Kenya.

The method chosen allowed a collection of comprehensive and intensive data and provided an in-depth understanding of the topic under study.

Information collected was analyzed and edited to create consistency and completeness. After collecting the questionnaires they were edited for completeness and consistency across the respondents and to locate omissions. Information obtained from the research study was presented

and analyzed using narratives, and statistical figures.

:his report provides suggestions for more effective approach to physically disabled education in ne country. It is designed for policy makers, planners and practitioners who have responsibilities rr the area of physically disabled education in Kenya.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ................................................................................................ i

APPROVAL ................................................................................................ ii

DEDICATION .............................................................................................. .iii

ACKNOWLEDGMENT .................................................................................................. iv

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ................................................................................................. v

TABLE OF CONTENTS ....................................................................................................... vi

LIST OF TABLES .............................................................................................. .ix

ABSTRACT ................................................................................................. x

CHAPTER ONE ................................................................................................. 1

INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................. 1

1.0 Background of the study .................................................................................................... l

1.1 Statement of the problem ................................................................................................... 3

1. 2 Purpose of the study ............................................................................................... 3

1.3 Objectives of the study ...................................................................................................... 3

1.3 .1 General objective .............................................................................................. 3

1.3.2 Specific objectives ............................................................................................. 3

1. 4 Research questions ............................................................................................ 4

1.5 Scope of the study ................................................................................................ 4

1.6 Significance of the study ................................................................................................... 4

CHAPTER TWO ................................................................................................ 5

LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................................................................................ 5

2.0 Introduction ............................................................................................. 5

2.1 Definition of physical disability ......................................................................................... 5

2.2 problems faced by children with disabilities in accessing education ................................... 5

2. 2. 1 Poverty ............................................................................................. 5

2.2.2 Attitudes ............................................................................................... 5

2.2.3 School infrastructure .................................................................................................. 6

2.2.4 Lack of trained special needs educational teachers .......................................................... 6

2.2.5 Poor health and nutrition ................................................................................................ 7

2.3 Relevance of the education system to children with disabilities ......................................... 7

2.3. !Mode of assessment.. ....................................................................................................... 7

2.3 .2 Content.. .............................................................................................. 7

2.3 .3 Kenya's education system .............................................................................................. 7

CHAPTER THREE. ........................................................................................... 10

METHODOLOGY ........................................................................................ 10

3.0 Introduction .............................................................................................. 10

3.1 Design ............................................................................................. 10

3 .2 Research study population ............................................................................................... I 0

3 .3 Instruments of data collection .......................................................................................... I 0

3 .4 Data collection procedures .............................................................................................. 10

3.5 Data analysis ............................................................................................. 10

3. 6 Limitations of the study ................................................................................................... 11

CHAPTERFOUR ......................................................................................... 12

DATA ANALYSIS AND PRESENTATION ........................................................................ 12

to Introduction ............................................................................................. 12

Jata analysis and processing ................................................................................................. 12

:lrom table 2 above, actual response from the teacher's respondents was 20 while 20 parents

·esponded .............................................................................................. 13

U.2 Social-demographic characteristics of the study population .......................................... 13

~espondents analysis .......................................................................................... 15

!.2 Research question one on the problems faced by children with physical disabilities

.ccessing education ........................................................................................... 15

·.3 Research questions two on availability of teaching and learning materials used in teaching

fthe physically handicapped learners .................................................................................. 17

.3 .1 Teachers response ......................................................................................... 17


4.4 Research questions three on relevance of Kenyan education system to children with

physical disabilities ............................................................................................ 18

4.4.3 Parents response ......................................................................................... 19

4. 4 Research question four on measures put in place for the physically handicapped to access

education ............................................................................................... 20

4.4. l Teachers response ........................................................................................... 20

4 .4 .3 Parents response .......................................................................................... 21

CHAPTER FIVE ............................................................................................. 22

DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS ........................................... 22

5.0 Introduction ............................................................................................ 22

5 .1 Discussion .............................................................................................. 22

5.2 Conclusions ............................................................................................ 23

5 .3 Recommendations .......................................................................................... 24

5. 4 Areas of further research ................................................................................................. 25

REFERENCES ........................................................................................... 26

APPENDICES ........................................................................................... 27

APPEND ICE A ........................................................................................ 27

INTERVIEW GUIDE FORPARENTS ................................................................................. 27

APPENDICE B ........................................................................................ 28

QUESTIONNAIRE FOR TEACHERS ............................................................................... 28

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Research, S. (2022). Challenges Faced By Physically Handicapped Learners In Inclusive Settings In Modogashe Zone, Modogashe Division, Lagdera District, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-faced-by-physically-handicapped-learners-in-inclusive-settings-in-modogashe-zone-modogashe-division-lagdera-district-kenya

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Research, SSA "Challenges Faced By Physically Handicapped Learners In Inclusive Settings In Modogashe Zone, Modogashe Division, Lagdera District, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-faced-by-physically-handicapped-learners-in-inclusive-settings-in-modogashe-zone-modogashe-division-lagdera-district-kenya. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Challenges Faced By Physically Handicapped Learners In Inclusive Settings In Modogashe Zone, Modogashe Division, Lagdera District, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-faced-by-physically-handicapped-learners-in-inclusive-settings-in-modogashe-zone-modogashe-division-lagdera-district-kenya >.

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Research, SSA . "Challenges Faced By Physically Handicapped Learners In Inclusive Settings In Modogashe Zone, Modogashe Division, Lagdera District, Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-faced-by-physically-handicapped-learners-in-inclusive-settings-in-modogashe-zone-modogashe-division-lagdera-district-kenya