The general purpose of the study was to examme the challenges of
inclusion of children with hearing impairment in regular schools in
Vihiga district in Kenya.
The specific objectives of the study were; to determine the challenges
faced by teachers teaching leamers with hearing impairments in
accessing education, determine the relevance of the education currently
offered to children with hearing impairments and to suggest solutions
that can avert the problem.
The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the pupils
and interviews with the teachers.
The study revealed that teachers face a lot of challenges when teaching
learners with hearing impairment.
The study revealed that learners with disabilities face many problems
including; poverty, poor health and nutrition, poor school infrastructure,
the parents and community's attitudes, lack of special trained teachers
for disabled children, discrimination at school and poor health and
The study also revealed that the education system in most schools is not
relevant to children with learning disabilities.
The study also revealed that the government should build special schools
for these learners and design a curriculum that suits them. It also
revealed that special teachers should be trained to teach learners so as
they stay in their own environment.
The government should train teachers specifically to teach leamers with
The government should also design a curriculum that suit children with hearing impairment problems.
LIHUGU, J (2021). Challenges Facing Learners With Hearing Impairment In An Inclusive Setting In Vihiga District, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-learners-with-hearing-impairment-in-an-inclusive-setting-in-vihiga-district-kenya
LIHUGU, JAMES "Challenges Facing Learners With Hearing Impairment In An Inclusive Setting In Vihiga District, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-learners-with-hearing-impairment-in-an-inclusive-setting-in-vihiga-district-kenya. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.
LIHUGU, JAMES . "Challenges Facing Learners With Hearing Impairment In An Inclusive Setting In Vihiga District, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 28 Oct. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-learners-with-hearing-impairment-in-an-inclusive-setting-in-vihiga-district-kenya >.
LIHUGU, JAMES . "Challenges Facing Learners With Hearing Impairment In An Inclusive Setting In Vihiga District, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-learners-with-hearing-impairment-in-an-inclusive-setting-in-vihiga-district-kenya