Teachers Attitudes and Academic Performance of Learners with Special Needs Education, Sihay Division, Ugenya District.

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree in special needs education
This study was on teachers' attitude and academic performance of learners with special needs education was conducted in sihay division - Ugenga. District. The study particularly sleeked to find out how's academic performance of the special needs children can be improved in influences the learning of children relation to teacher attitudes with special needs. These children have always been registering low performance despite the recommendations made by other researchers. On the same The study was conducted through descriptive research design in which a survey was done in school with in sihay division questionnaire for teachers only was used to collect the data, the data was analyzed followed by discussion of finding and recommendations. The study established that a good percentage of teachers are changing their attitudes to wards giving academic support to learners with special needs, through there is this change of feeling, teachers still can not give the required attention to these learners due to under staffing of skilled teachers it was also established that due to lack of special school, the profound cases exist in inclusive school where they can not be taken care of It was also realized that many pupils have negative felling towards SNE children due to lack of proper sensitization by their teachers. To curb these problem and find ways in how to lead these learners towards academic achievements there is need for government to staff the school every across the division with skilled teachers and to build more special schools/ units to cater for the profound cases. With good and quality education children can share equally the job opportunities and participate in communical development "disability is not inability"
A Research Report Submitted In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Degree in Special Needs Education of Kampala International University Uganda
Teachers Attitudes and Academic Performance, Special Needs Education, Ugenya District