CULTURAL BELIEFS AND PRACTICES TOWARDS THE EDUCATION OF MENTALLY RETARDED IN AGUTHI ZONE, NYERI DISTRICT KENYA

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the role of culture beliefs and practices towards

the education of mentally retarded children in Nyeri District, Kenya.

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The objectives of the study were identify and analyze the attitudes of

the community to the mentally retarded people in Aguthi Zone; and to

analyze the community Tolerance and acceptance of the mentally

disabled persons in Aguthi zone.

Qualitative and quantitative designs were employed where convenient

sampling was applied to select the five primary schools used for the

study.

The main instruments used in the data collection were the

questionnaires; the data collected was analyzed manually were the

researcher used descriptive and quantitative analysis, which included

percentages and frequencies.

The findings of the study included among others the fact that there are

negative attitudes of the community to the mentally retarded people

and that there is no community torelence and acceptance of the

mentally disabled persons in Aguthi zone

This research recommended among others a policy that should be a

strategy towards the teaching of students with disabilities with

attention to what, where and how they are going to live and work as

adults

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APA

Research, S. (2022). CULTURAL BELIEFS AND PRACTICES TOWARDS THE EDUCATION OF MENTALLY RETARDED IN AGUTHI ZONE, NYERI DISTRICT KENYA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/cultural-beliefs-and-practices-towards-the-education-of-mentally-retarded-in-aguthi-zone-nyeri-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "CULTURAL BELIEFS AND PRACTICES TOWARDS THE EDUCATION OF MENTALLY RETARDED IN AGUTHI ZONE, NYERI DISTRICT KENYA" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/cultural-beliefs-and-practices-towards-the-education-of-mentally-retarded-in-aguthi-zone-nyeri-district-kenya. Accessed 06 Feb. 2023.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "CULTURAL BELIEFS AND PRACTICES TOWARDS THE EDUCATION OF MENTALLY RETARDED IN AGUTHI ZONE, NYERI DISTRICT KENYA". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Feb. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/cultural-beliefs-and-practices-towards-the-education-of-mentally-retarded-in-aguthi-zone-nyeri-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "CULTURAL BELIEFS AND PRACTICES TOWARDS THE EDUCATION OF MENTALLY RETARDED IN AGUTHI ZONE, NYERI DISTRICT KENYA" Afribary (2022). Accessed February 06, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/cultural-beliefs-and-practices-towards-the-education-of-mentally-retarded-in-aguthi-zone-nyeri-district-kenya