Teacher's attitude towards learners with hearing impairment in an inclusive setting: a case study of selected schools in Halbet zone, Garissa district, Kenya.

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Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
This study was set forward to determine the attitude of teachers towards learners with hearing impairment in an inclusive setting with Halbet zone in Garissa district being an illustrative example. The general objective or purpose of the study was to investigate regular teacher's perception towards learners with hearing impairment in an inclusive setting. While reviewing related information to the topic of study, the researcher sought for ideas of prior scholars whose suppositions and contentions were similar the problem under study. The study employed a descriptive design as this had been viewed as the most appropriate design and data was analyzed using percentages and frequency table. From the study findings, it was realized that there were many children with hearing impairment in the regular schools within Halbet zone. A recommendation was therefore made that although a considerable number of teachers seem to be changing their attitude towards learners with hearing impairment there is a lot to be done to ensure full attitude change.
A research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning of Kampala International University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a Degree of Bachelor of Education in Special Needs
Teacher's attitude, learners, hearing impairment, Garissa district