Effects Of Hearing Impairment On Academic Performance In Primary Schools In Sabatia East Zone Sabatia Division- Kenya

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ABSTRACT The effects of hearing impairment on academic performance in primary schools in Sabatia East is the key issue that the researcher made a proposal to investigate the problem, set objectives and made literature review that acted as her source of reference. The researcher identified the methods of carrying out the research in terms of subjects to be involved which she resolved to be regular primary teachers. The approach used was quantitative and qualitative and the procedure used in sampling was the simple random approach. The researcher prepared a questionnaire of sixteen questions which he used to gather information from the respondents. He delivered the questimmaires by herself, briefed the respondents before they filled the forms and handed over to her. The data collected from the twenty five questionnaires was presented, analysed and discussions made per each question set out. The researcher tabulated the information on a frequency table to answer the set out objective questions. From the data the researcher concluded that there are many challenges facing the leamers with learning impairment in regular primary schools in Sabatia East zone that omission to be addressed and a solution made. The researcher made a recommendation on the way forward to learners of hearing impairment in catering for them in an inclusive setting to better their learning. 

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DECLARATION ........................................................................................ ii DEDICATION ........................................................................................... iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ...................................................................... iv TABLE OF CONTENTS ......................................................................... v LIST OF TABLES ......................................................................... vii ABSTRACT ........................................................................................ viii LIST OF ACRO- NAMES AND ABBREVIATIONS ...................... ix CHAPTER ONE ....................................................................................... ! 1.0Introduction ..................................................................................... 1 1. i Background information ......................................................... 1 1.2 Statement of the problem ........................................................ 2 1.3 Purpose of the study ................................................................ 2 1.4 Objectives of the study .................. : ...................................... 3 1.5 Research questions ........... ...................................................... 3 1.6 Scope ............................................................................................... 3 1. 7 Significance of the study .......................................................... 4 1.8 LIMITATION AND DELIMITATIONS ....................................... 6 DELIMITATION .................................................................................. 6 1.9 OPERATIONAL DEFINITION OF TERMS OR KEY CONCEPTS ............................. 7                                        CHAPTER TWO ...................................................................................... 9 2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW .................................................................... 9 2.1 DEFINITION OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT .............................. 9 2.2THE TYPES OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT (H.I) ........................ 9 2.3CAUSES OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT ....................................... II 2.4CHALLENGES HINDEIUNG IMPAIRED LEARNERS IN PIUMARY SCHOOLS . ....................................................................... 12 2.5 CHARACTERISTICS OF LEARNERS WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT .............................................................. 12 2.6 SUPPORT SERVICES PROVIDED TO HEARING IMPAIRMENT ...................... 13 

2.7 BENEFITS OF HEARING IMPAIRED LEARNERS IN REGULAR PRIMARY SCHOOL......................................................... 14 2.8 EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES ADAPTED FOR LEARNERS WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT ................................................................................................................. 14 2.9 LEARNING STRATEGIES FOR THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF LEARNERS OF HEARING IMP AIRED ........................................................................ 16 CHAPTER THREE ............................................................................................................... 19 METHODOLOGY ............................................................................................................... 19 3.1 RESEARCH APPROACH ......................................................................................... 19 3.2 RESEARCI-I DESIGN ............................................................................................... 19 3.3 POPULATION ........................................................................................................... 19 3.4 TARGET POPULATION .......................................................................................... 20 3.5 SAMPLE POPULATION ............................................................................................ 20 3.6 SAMPLING PROCEDURES ..................................................................................... 20 3.7 TOOLS INSTRUMENT ............................................................................................. 20 3.8 ADMINISTRATION OF TOOLS/INSTRUMENTS ................................................. 21 3.9 DATA ANALYSIS .................................................................................................... 21 CI-IAPTER FOUR ................................................................................................................ 22 PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA ................................................................ 22 4.1 INTRODUCTION ...................................................................................................... 22 4.2 DATA TABULATION AND ANALYSIS OF GENERAL INFORMATION ......... 22 . . CHAPTER FIVE .................................................................................................................. 31 SUMMARY DISCUS ION CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION ....................... 31 5.1 SUMMARY ................................................................................................................ 31 5.2 DISCUSSION ............................................................................................................. 32 5.3 CONCLUSIONS ........................................................................................................ 33 5.4 RECOMMENDATIONS ............................................................................................ 33 REFERENCES ..................................................................................................................... 35 

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Research, S. (2022). Effects Of Hearing Impairment On Academic Performance In Primary Schools In Sabatia East Zone Sabatia Division- Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-hearing-impairment-on-academic-performance-in-primary-schools-in-sabatia-east-zone-sabatia-division-kenya

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Research, SSA "Effects Of Hearing Impairment On Academic Performance In Primary Schools In Sabatia East Zone Sabatia Division- Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-hearing-impairment-on-academic-performance-in-primary-schools-in-sabatia-east-zone-sabatia-division-kenya. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Effects Of Hearing Impairment On Academic Performance In Primary Schools In Sabatia East Zone Sabatia Division- Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-hearing-impairment-on-academic-performance-in-primary-schools-in-sabatia-east-zone-sabatia-division-kenya >.

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Research, SSA . "Effects Of Hearing Impairment On Academic Performance In Primary Schools In Sabatia East Zone Sabatia Division- Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-hearing-impairment-on-academic-performance-in-primary-schools-in-sabatia-east-zone-sabatia-division-kenya