Challenges facing learners with hearing impaired and performance of English language in Kiptoim zone Koibatek district Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
In our schools there are learners with hearing impairments. It is important for teachers to assess the problem of leaners with hearing impaired so as to know their problems. The research was done particularly in some selected schools in Kiptoim zone, Esageri division, Koibatek District. These learners should be treated like any other learners, this research study is mainly concern with challenges faced by hearing impaired learners in English Language performance in an inclusive setting. The sample study consisted of head teachers, teachers and learners who interact with their learners in Kiptoim zone, Esageri division. Four schools were selected in the zone which has a total often schools. The data was collected by use of questionnaires. The data collected was then analyzed and the results presented in tabular form as frequency distribution and percentage after each item. From the findings, teachers should be well trained on how to handle these learners.
A Research Project Submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Degree of Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education Kampala International University
Learners with hearing impaired, English language, Kiptoim zone Koibatek district, Kenya