Factors Affecting Enrollment of Mentally Challenged Learners in an Inclusive Setting of Kakuzi Zone Thika District Central Province Kenya.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ................................................................................................................................ i

DEDICATION ................................................................................................................................. ii

AP PROV AL .................................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................................................. iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................................. v

LIST OF TABLES ......................................................................................................................... vii

ABSTRACT ................................................................................................................................... viii

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................... 1

introduction ....................................................................................................................................... 1

1.lBackground information ............................................................................................................. 1

1.2Statement of the problem ............................................................................................................ 2

1.3Purpose of the study .................................................................................................................... 2

14.Study objectives ............................................................................................................................ 2

1.5Scope of the study ........................................................................................................................ 3

1.6Significance of the Study ............................................................................................................ 3

CHAPTER TWO .............................................................................................................................. 4

LITERATURE REVIEW ................................................................................................................ 4

2.0lntroduction .................................................................................................................................. 4

2.lLiterature Review ........................................................................................................................ 4

2.2Related literature . ........................................................................................................................ 7

2.2.lSupport services ........................................................................................................................ 7

2.2.2Education programmes and related services for mentally handicapped learners ............. 7

2.2.3Factors affecting the enrolment of mentally challenged learners in an inclusive

setting ......... ................................................................................................................................... 1 O

2.2.4School adaptations .................................................................................................................. 11

CHAPTER THREE ........................................................................................................................ 12

METHODOLOGY ...................................................... ................................................................... 12

3.0lntroduction ................................................................................................................................ 12

3.lResearch design .......................................................................................................................... 12

3.2Study population ........................................................................................................................ 12

3.3Sample size and sampling procedure ....................................................................................... 12

3.4Instruments ................................................................................................................................. 13

3.5 Procedure ................................................................................................................................... 13

3.6Data analysis ............................................................................................................................... 13

CHAPTER FOUR ........................................................................................................................... 14

DATA PRESENTATION ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION .......................................... 14

4.0lntroduction ................................................................................................................................ 14

4 .1 Data presentation and analysis ...... .. .................................................................... 17

CHAPTER 5 .................................................................................................................................... 21

DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION ................................................. 21

5.0lntroduction ................................................................................................................................ 21

5.lDiscussion ................................................................................................................................... 21

5.1.lEducation Programmes for the Mentally Challenges ......................................................... 21

5.1.2Suitability oflnclusive Programme in Regular School ....................................................... 21

5.1.3 Adaptation of Resources ....................................................................................................... 21

5.1.4Provision of Equipment and Facilities .................................................................................. 22

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5.1.5Meeting the Needs of Mentally Challenged in Schools ........................................................ 22

5.1.6Attitude of Teachers ............................................................................................................... 22

5.1. 71nteractions .............................................................................................................................. 22

5.l.Slnclusion ................................................................................................................................... 23

5.1.9Support .................................................................................................................................... 23

5.2Conclusion .................................................................................................................................. 23

5.3Recommendation ....................................................................................................................... 24

REFERENCES ................................................................................................................................ 25

APPENDIX A .................................................................................................................................. 26

QUESTIONNAIRE FOR TEACHERS ........................................................................................ 26

APPENDIX B .................................................................................................................................. 29

QUESTIONNAIRE FOR HEAD TEACHERS ........................................................................... 29

ABSTRACT l study on the factors affecting the enrolment of mentally challenged learners in an inclusive setting as carried out in Kakuzi zone. The objectives of the study were to investigate whether there are any ~temal support services provided to learners with mental challenges in an inclusive setting, to find out there is any school programme especially suited for mentally challenged learners, to find out the ctors affecting the enrolment of mentally challenged learners and to identify the adaptations made for entally challenged learners study was carried out in kakuzi zone Thika district in Kenya which was ,arded by mitubiri zone, ithanga zone, juja zone and machakos zone. The study employed a ,scriptive survey research design to collect both qualitative and quantitative data. The researcher used nple random sampling procedure to get her respondents. A sample size of 18 regular teachers and six ad teachers was used . the instrument of data collection were questionnaires for both teachers and ad teachers. The findings of the study were that teacher's attitude towards mentally challenged trners , lack of support services, lack of materials and enough trained teachers to handle mental ndicap learners affect the enrolment of mentally challenged learner's in inclusive setting. This is cause 67% are of respondents had negative attitude which showed that the mental handicaps are glected and forgotten. Teachers have poor interaction with the learners, lack of support from mmunity, government and non-governmental organization. The researchers recommended that the llipment and facilities should be provided to meet the needs of learners with mental handicap. Train ,re personnel and there should be sensitization to teachers and community about education of mental 1dicapped learners. conclusion ignorance seem to be the major contributing factor and the driving force making way for ter factors such as lack of support from community , government and non governmental organization vards learning of the learners with mental challenges. Lack of equipment, facilities and materials was >ther cause of poor enrolment of the learners with mental challenges.

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NDUNG'U, P (2022). Factors Affecting Enrollment of Mentally Challenged Learners in an Inclusive Setting of Kakuzi Zone Thika District Central Province Kenya.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-enrollment-of-mentally-challenged-learners-in-an-inclusive-setting-of-kakuzi-zone-thika-district-central-province-kenya

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NDUNG'U, PAULINE "Factors Affecting Enrollment of Mentally Challenged Learners in an Inclusive Setting of Kakuzi Zone Thika District Central Province Kenya." Afribary. Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-enrollment-of-mentally-challenged-learners-in-an-inclusive-setting-of-kakuzi-zone-thika-district-central-province-kenya. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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NDUNG'U, PAULINE . "Factors Affecting Enrollment of Mentally Challenged Learners in an Inclusive Setting of Kakuzi Zone Thika District Central Province Kenya.". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022. Web. 30 Jan. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-enrollment-of-mentally-challenged-learners-in-an-inclusive-setting-of-kakuzi-zone-thika-district-central-province-kenya >.

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NDUNG'U, PAULINE . "Factors Affecting Enrollment of Mentally Challenged Learners in an Inclusive Setting of Kakuzi Zone Thika District Central Province Kenya." Afribary (2022). Accessed January 30, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-enrollment-of-mentally-challenged-learners-in-an-inclusive-setting-of-kakuzi-zone-thika-district-central-province-kenya