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Title: Challenges faced by learners with epilepsy in selected primary schools in Drajini Sub County
Authors: Avako, Jan Net
Keywords: epilepsy
Issue Date: Nov-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, Institute of Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: This study aimed at investigating teacher's attitudes towards leamers with epilepsy in classroom situation. The instruments used for collecting data were questionnaires and interview. A total number of sixteen respondents were involved in the study. These respondents included the teachers and parents. The study investigated the attitudes of teachers towards children with epilepsy during teaming; how epilepsy affects the child's teaming; challenges teachers face when controlling epileptic children in classroom situation. The findings of the study revealed that children with epilepsy have adverse effects on academic performance due to reasons like overdosage of drugs to control seizure or damages in the brain caused by epilepsy. The rights of children with epilepsy have been abused and their self-esteem reduced or lowered
Description: A research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of Bachelor’s Degree of Education in Early Childhood Primary Education of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education

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