Challenges Facing Children With Hearing Impairement In The Mainstream. A Case Study Of Selected Primary Schools In Nunguni Zone: Eastern Province-Kenya.

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ABSTRACT

The study was carried out to identify the challenges of hearing impairment to learners in

Nunguni Zone, Kilungu Division, Makueni District, Eastern province of Kenya.

The researcher used the survey method and questionnaires to collected data from the

respondents.

The sample comprised ten teachers from ten schools thus one teacher from each school.

The researcher found the causes of hearing impairment in the area to be diseases,

witchcraft and curse. The researcher found out how hearing impairment affects learners

performance. The researcher found out that hearing impaired learners are socially ignored

and neglected by teachers, the other learners and the community at large. This greatly

affects their performance.

The researcher also identified challenges faced by the teachers when teaching hearing

impaired learners. He also established intervention measures for teaching of the deaf.

The researcher recommends that governments of various countries should train more

teachers in special needs education so as to help learners with H.I.

Community should be sensitized on the causes of hearing impairment and the

intervention measures available

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Challenges Facing Children With Hearing Impairement In The Mainstream. A Case Study Of Selected Primary Schools In Nunguni Zone: Eastern Province-Kenya.. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-children-with-hearing-impairement-in-the-mainstream-a-case-study-of-selected-primary-schools-in-nunguni-zone-eastern-province-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Challenges Facing Children With Hearing Impairement In The Mainstream. A Case Study Of Selected Primary Schools In Nunguni Zone: Eastern Province-Kenya." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-children-with-hearing-impairement-in-the-mainstream-a-case-study-of-selected-primary-schools-in-nunguni-zone-eastern-province-kenya . Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Challenges Facing Children With Hearing Impairement In The Mainstream. A Case Study Of Selected Primary Schools In Nunguni Zone: Eastern Province-Kenya.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-children-with-hearing-impairement-in-the-mainstream-a-case-study-of-selected-primary-schools-in-nunguni-zone-eastern-province-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Challenges Facing Children With Hearing Impairement In The Mainstream. A Case Study Of Selected Primary Schools In Nunguni Zone: Eastern Province-Kenya." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-children-with-hearing-impairement-in-the-mainstream-a-case-study-of-selected-primary-schools-in-nunguni-zone-eastern-province-kenya