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Title: The impact of hearing impairment on the academic performance of learners in Westlands Division, Nairobi, Kenya
Authors: Mwololo, Rose M.
Keywords: Hearing impairment
Academic performance of learners
Westlands Division, Nairobi
Issue Date: Aug-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University; College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The researcher was investigating the impact of hearing impairment on academic performance where qualitative approach, which explores traits and situations was used. The study was carried out in Westlands Division of Nairobi District, Kenya where five schools were sampled. There were: Agakhan, Highridge, Oshwal Jain, North Higbridge and Westlands primary schools. The data collection took about a month where fifteen questionnaires were returned in a sample population of about 20 teachers. The researcher used questionnaires as instruments of collecting data from the study, findings the researcher recommended that teachers have to be equipped with necessary skills. Knowledge and attitudes in order to effectively handle learner’s with hearing impairment with a sole aim of improving their performance. From these findings, it is clear that learners with hearing impairment can do well if given the proper support
Description: Research report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of Degree in Special Needs Education of Kampala International University, Uganda
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Special Needs Education

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