The impact of epilepsy on academic performance of epileptic learners in Westland’s division Nairobi Kenya

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Kampala International University, school of education
The researcher was investigating the impact of Epilepsy on academic performance epileptic learners. The design used was descriptive which was suitable because of its addressed major objectives and major objectives and research questions proposed in the study. The researcher used teachers from six schools in Westlands which were: Highridge primary, North Highridge, Oshwal Jahy special schooL Westlands Primary school, hospital Hill and Aga Khan special unit. The data collection instruments used were questionnaires. Based on the entire findings of the study, the researcher recommended that seminars and short courses for regular teachers should be organized. Public awareness and campaign in the region through chiefs barazas, workshops, church services by the special educators. The curriculum should be adjusted and adapted to meet the learner’s individual needs.
Research report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of degree in special needs education of Kampala International University.
Epilepsy, Academic performance, Epileptic learners