Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/10010
Title: Total communication and teaching learners with hearing impairment in Kirinyaga district, Kenya
Authors: Nancy, Wambura Ndugutu
Keywords: Education
Total communication
Teaching learners
Hearing impairment
Kirinyaga district
Issue Date: Jun-2009
Publisher: Kampala international international: College of Education, open and distance learning
Abstract: The main purpose of this study was to investigate on the impact of teaching learners with hearing impairment using Total Communication Method. The researcher used data collected from teachers of Kerugoya School for the Hearing Impaired in Kirinyaga District in the month of March 2009. The study was to investigate on the effects of Total Communication, benefits of Total Communication and challenges faced while teaching using Total Communication. The results were analyzed, using tables. The analysis showed that this method is effective in teaching learners with hearing impairments. The learner has a lot of benefits because the method concentrates on individual child's needs. However, Total Communication faces some challenges or limitations because however much one may try to use it a gap is always there. The study sought to bridge the gap so the researcher made some recommendations which could be implemented by the government, teachers, parents and the entire community to bridge the gap.
Description: A research report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for award of b.e,d. degree in special need education Kampala international university Kampala Uganda
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/10010
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Special Needs Education

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