Research Papers/Topics in Special Education

Problems Encountered By The Teachers Teaching Deaf Blind Children At Kabarnet School For Deaf Blind In Baringo District, Kenya

ABSTRACTObjectives: This study investigated the problems encountered by theteachers teachIng deaf blind children at Kabamet School for Deaf Blindin Barlngo District, Kenya. Spedflcaliy, these data were gathered:profile of teachers as to age, gender, marital status, number of yearsin service and educational qualification; and degree the problemsencountered by the teachers teaching deaf blind children in terms offacilities and equipments, learning methodology, formal curriculum,mode of c...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of The Mentally Retarded Learners In Regular Schools In Nandi Central District - Kenya. A Case Study Of: Emgwen Division.

ABSTRACTThe research was carried out in Emgwen division, Nandi central district Kenya with an aim of determining the factors affecting the academic performance of learners with mental deficit in regular schools. All relevant Primary sources were visited in the process of gathering Primary information. A descriptive design was employed and in this case, questionnaires and interview guides were used in the process of data collection. The study findings revealed...

Factors That Affect The Education Of The Mentally Challenged Learners In Primary Schools In Municipality Division In Kakamega Central District Of Kakamega County In kenya

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out in Municipality division to find out the factors that affecteducation of the mentally challenged learners. People with disability all over the world havefor a long time been considered socially and physically less capable, the purpose of this study was to investigate on factors that affect education of the mentally challenged learners in Primary schools in Municipality Division in Kakamega Central District. The study adoptedthe survey style sin...

Factors Affecting The Academic Performance Of Learners With Visual Impairment In Butagaya Sub-County - Jinja District.

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to investigate the factors that affect the academicprogress of learners with visual impairment in Butagaya Sub-county, Jinja District.The specific objectives of the study were to; find out the causes of visual impairments, identify challenges facing the academic progress of children with visual impairment and suggest alternative ways of helping learners with visual impairment. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires fo...

Teachers’ Attitude And Academic Performance Of Learners With Mental Retardation In Kandara Division Maragwa District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe topic of this study was ‘Teacher’s attitude and academic Performance oflearners with mental retardation in Kandara Division, Maragwa District.The study was carried out guided by four objectives namely; determining theprofile of the respondents, determining the level of teacher’s attitudes,determining the level of academic performance of students and determining ifthere is any significant relationship between teachers attitude and academicperformance. In the methodology...

Challenges Of Teaching The Hearing Impaired Learners In An Inclusive Setting In Kiazabe Divisionr Kangundo District-Kenya.

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out at Kiazabe division in inclusive setting to find out thechallenges of teaching hearing impaired learners. The problems found to be responsiblewere lack of knowledge in handling the Hearing Impaired; they were looked at as lessbeing, lack of effective teaching, poor teaching methods, and lack of specializedpersonnel, poor intervention measures and lack of educational assessment resourcecentres.The researcher used survey research design. The data was co...

Teachers' Attitudes Towards Teaching Pupils With Learning Disabilities In Schools Under Free Primary Education (Fpe) In Keiyo District-Kamariny Division -Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page .............................................................................................. iDeclaration ............................................................................................ .iDedication .............................................................................................. iiAcknowledgements .................................................................................. iiiTable of Contents ...............................

Drug Abuse In Relation To Academic Performance Of Pupils Of Jamhuri Primary School In Thika Municipality In The Surbubs Of Nairobi City Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to examine the degree of drug abuse in Primary Schools among Primary Pupils in Thika Municipality — Nairobi Kenya.Much attention was paid to the pupils of Jamhuri Primary school which issituated in the middle of the slum estates.The researcher applied questionnaire method to collect data which workedrelatively well considering the response of the respondents.The study applied with qualitative and quantitative method of data collectionwhere diffe...

Challenges Faced By Autistic Learners In Selected Schools Of Kakamenga District In Western Province

ABSTRACTThe study was basically on challenges faced by autistic learners in selected schools ofKakamenga District in Western Province.The main objective was to examine the effects of challenges to autistic learners and toidentify the possible solutions to over come these challenges.The research objectives were tested by means of questionnaires, documentation andobservations, the researcher discovered that most of these autistic learners are being neglected.

Challenges Faced By Teachers In Teaching Science To Children With Hearing Impairment In The Mainstream Schools In Magarini Division, Magarinidistrict Kilifi Province-Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study focused on the causes of poor performance in science among children withhearing impairment in mainstream schools. This study was carried out in Kabale DistrictKashambya Subcounty.Interviews and questionaires were used as research tools to collect data fromrespondents.Random and purposive sampling techniquues were used to select schoolsand the respondents.The findings revealed that teachers in the mainstream experienced some challengeswhich among others included; lack o...

Effects Of Visual Impairment On Student's Perfomance

Table of ContentsDECLARATION ...................................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL ........................................................................................................................... iiDEDICATION ....................................................................................................................... iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ..................................................................

Effects Of Teacher Training And Academic Performance Of The Hearing Impaired Children In Inclusive

ABSTRACTThe researcher investigated the educational challenges facing the hearing impaired pupils in selected primary school in Leseru Location. The purpose of the study was to investigateeducation provision for hearing impaired children in the approaches of teaching resources used in teaching the number of trained personnel handling the hearing impaired learners, the attitudes expressed b~ parents, enlightening the general public about the needs of hearing impaired and&nb...

Challenges Faced In Education Provision For The Mentally Handicaped Children In Nyagachi Zone, Nyamira District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe research study was conducted to investigate challenges ftJced in educationprovision for the mentally hamfspped learners in an inclusive setting inNyagachi Zone, Nyamim Division, Nyamira District. The researcher used surveyon teachers teaching in regular schools in Nyagachi Zone, where questionnaireswere used to collect inti'Jrmation about problems mentally hanaspped learnersface in an Inclusive set up in the zone.The researcher targel:Ed 17 primary schools in Nyagachi zon...

Influence Of Guidance And Counselling On Academic Perfromance Of Visually Impaired Children In Chogoria/ Murugi Zone Maara District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe putpose of the study was to investigate the Influence of Guidance and Counseling onAcademic Performance of Visually Impaired Children in Chogoria/ Murugi Zone in MaaraDistrict Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to; identify the causes of visualimpairment Children in Chogoria/ Murugi Zone in Maara district Kenya, , Identify the methodsof counseling that are effective on visually impaired Children and Investigate the impact ofguidance and counseling on academic p...

Teacher's Attitudes Towards Leaners With Mental Retardation In Regular Primary Schools In Wote Zone Makueni Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out to understand the Teacher's Attitude towards Learners withMental Retardation. The study centers on the categories of Mental Retardation tomeasure Learners Retardation.The study has three objectives which were to describe systematically the Teacher'sattitude towards Learners with Mental Retardation in Wote Zone Makueni District. It wasto find out whether there are learners with Mental Retardation in regular Primary schooland which category of Retard...


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