Research Papers/Topics in Special Education

Effects Of Hearing Impairment On Academic Performance Of Children In An Inclusive Setting, Ran En Zone, Rongo District Kenya

ABSTRACTThis paper explores the relationship between HJ and academic perfi~rmancc ofpupils in some of our public primary schools in Ranen Zone. Rongo District.Kenya. It employs both quantitative and qualitative analysis covering the entirezone which is about 68 square kilometers in area.The research findings revealed that there were many 11.1 children in our regularprimary schools as there was 100% response from respondents on this fact. iliefigures were bigger in lower primary than u...

Teachers Attitude And Academic Performance Of Learners Wlth Learning Disabilities In Mundj.Ka Zone Busi.A District- Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study illustrates the impact of teachers' attitudes on learners withlearning disabilities. As a result of this deficiency, learners with iearnmgdisabilities have gone through unfriendly experiences that have affectedtheir academic performance. In Kanjuu primary school, Ngariama zoneKirinyaga district.The study has therefore investigated some of the factors that lead to thisnegative attitude and how it can be changed in order to maintain the victimsin the learning institutio...

Teaching Aids And Academic Performance Of Pupils In English Language, A Casestudy Of Kasheeshe Primary School In Rukungiri District

ABSTRACTThe study aimed at establishing the effect of teaching and learning materials onpupils' performance in primary schools in English language.It involved reviewing of related Literature so as to form basis for conclusions,contracts, recommendations and similarities between the various schools, withthe data obtained from the field. This involved secondary source documentappraisal by reading and noting crucial points. It was accomplished by variousvisits to public Libraries, readin...

Effects Of Instructional Materials To Learners With Hearing Impairment: A Case Study Of Athi River District In Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSECLARA TION ..................................................................................................... iPPROVAL ........................................................................................................... iiEDICATION .... ................................................................................................... IllCKNOWLEDGEMENTS .................................................................................... ivst of Tables ................

Absenteeism And Academic Performance Of Learners Affected By Hiv/ Aids In Selected Primary Schools In Mulala Zone Kibwezi District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe research looks at the effects of absenteeism on the academic performance of learnersaffected by HIV/ AIDS. The study was interested in to looking performance and ways ofsupporting these learners. The study was conducted due to the rising number of HIV/AIDS affected learners and their continued absence from school leading to poor academicperformance. The study revolves around two hundred school going HIV/ AIDS affectedlearners in ten schools within the same academic zone and...

Factors Affecting Performance In Mathematics For The Hearing Impaired At Kcpe In Takaba Division, Mandera West District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the factors affecting theperformance in mathematics of the hearing impaired learners at KCPE inTakaba Division, Mandera District Kenya.The specific objectives of the study were to investigate some factorsresponsible for the poor performance in mathematics of the hearingimpaired learners.The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to gatherinformation on the attitudes of female students.The findings there were some probl...

Difficulties Encountered By Teachers Of Learners With Low Vision In Regular Primary Schools In Kasarani Division Nairobi

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle pageDeclarationApproval ivDedicationAcknowledgment viAbstractCHAPTER ONE 11.0 Introduction 11.1 Rationale of the study 11.2 Theory 31.3 Statement of the problem 31.4 Objectives of the study 41.5 Significance of the study 51.6 Limitations and delimitations 51.7Scope 61.8 Operation definition of terms 7CHAPTER TWO 82. 1 Review of related literature 8CHAPTER THREE 143.0 Research methodology 143.1 Research design 143.2 Environment of the study 143.3 Research Instruments 143...

Challenges Affecting The Rights To Education Of Mentally Retarded Children In Primary Schools In Mbale Municipal

ABSTRACTThe study set out to investigate and asses the challenges affecting implementation of theright to education of the mentally retarded children. It was guided by the followingobjectives; to identify and asses the strength of relevant international, regional anddomestic human rights instruments enhancing the right to education of mentally retardedchildren, to carry out a situational analysis of the implementation of the inclusiveeducation in the mainstream schools and include the v...

Challenges Faced By Learners With Hearing Impairment In Primary Schools. A Case Study Of Two Special Needs Schools In Arua District, Uganda.

ABSTRACTThis study investigates the challenges faced by learners with hearing impairment, a caseof Ocoko and Ediofe Primary school for the deaf in Arua District.It is based on data obtained from a survey by the researcher in 2009 complemented bysecondary information from various Non-Govermnental Organizations providing ahelping hand to persons with hearing loss in Arua District.The investigation reveals that three quaiiers of the people living in Arua District have anegative attitude to...

Intellectually Challenged Learners And Academic Performance. A Case Study Of Lorraki Division, Samburu District - Kenya

ABSTRACTSamburu community is found in Northern Rift Valley province of Kenya. a longperiod, they have had a diverse type of disability such as physicallyhandicapped, mentally intellectual, hearing impairment, epileptic cases etc.Samburu belief that some of the causes of disabilities are diseases whileother causes are believed to be curse from ancestors, punishment from Goddue to sins committed by either parents of grandparents and witchcrafts.Despite the government of Kenya making ba...

Abuse And Academic Performance In Selected Schools In Mavindini Division, Makueni District, Kenya

AbstractThis study set out to identify the effects of drug abuse to academic performance inMumberes division, based on the fact that the teenage are adversely affected, has causedindiscipline in schools. Efforts should be made to find solution to curb the vice. Thisshould be focused on identify the effects of drug abuse to learning and general health.The targeted population involved head teachers, teachers, pupils and parents sampledrandomly from five schools in the division. Data colle...

Social Economic Problems Faced By Learners Who Are Hiv/Aids Orphans In Ngariama Zone Schools Kirinyaga District

ABSTRACTIn the above study of social -economics problems faced by learners who are HIV/ AIDSorphans ,the aim of the researcher was to investigate and find out ways which thegovernment uses to curb down the fast increasing number of orphans to , to find out thesocial economic problems faced by learners who are HIV/ AIDS orphans ,to establishpossible solutions to the social-economic challenges faced by HIV/AIDS orphans ,to findout the negative impacts faced by learners whom are HIV/ AIDS ...

Perceptions Of Learners On Teaching-Learning Processes And Their Academic Performance In Selected Primary Schools For The Hearing Impaired In Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to examine perceptions of learners with hearing impairment (HI) on their teaching-learning process and how their perceptions influence their academic performance in primary schools for the HI in Uasin Gishu County. The target population comprised of 153 learners in the one primary school and units for HI in the county. The only one fully fledged primary school for learners with HI was purposively selected while the units were selected basing on the 30% for...

Effects Of Reading Difficulties On Academic Performance Among Form Three Students In Public Secondary Schools, Kiambu County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to determine the extent to which reading difficulties affect academic performance of secondary school students. The study objective was to establish comprehension errors that affect students’ academic performance. Piaget (1983) theory of cognitive development guided this study. This study employed quantitative approaches for data collection and analyzes both teachers and learners. The research design was a descriptive survey design. Data was collected by...


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