Comparatively the number of physically handicapped learners enrolled in the
regular schools is still low yet every effort is being made to increase the
number. The researcher wanted to find out whether various educational
barriers hinder their academic achievements or not.
In order to do this study the researchers embarked on a descriptive survey
kind of research. He tested two variables that is educational barrier
(attitudes, facirities teaching methods learning environment) against another
variable. called academic performance. The researchers targeted Bondo
districts in Kenya which had 236 schools. For efficiency he singled out Usigu
division which had 39 schools, 240 teachers and 7800 pupils and 39 head
By random sampling he selected 60 teachers, 240 pupil and 15 Head
teachers. Then he used the following strata for the selected 15 schools.
Schools near the lakes 5, schools in urban setting 3 and schools from the
interior 7. Questionnaires were used in the study and both male and female
pupils were randomly selected from std. 6 to 8. Questionnaires were sent to
schools. From the responses it emerged that teachers had negative attitude
towards these learners, t_here were no suitable learning facilities, the
learning. facilities were not yet well modified and the teachers werE; also not
yet weir trained to the capacity to handle these learners. The researchers'
recommendations were that a lot of sensitization should be augmented in
order to remove stigma and enhance positive attitudes.
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