Report of Baseline Survey on the Knowledge Attitudes and Practices towards Education of Children with Disabilities in Kibera.

Report of Baseline Survey on the Knowledge Attitudes and Practices towards Education of Children with Disabilities in Kibera.

Highlights:

1. Two per cent (2 per cent) of the entire population of the sampled schools are children with disabilities.

2. Intellectual disability has the highest prevalence in schools, followed by physical disability and visual impairment.

3. Radio (Pamoja FM) is the most accessible channel for people to get informed about disability issues.

4. More than 60 per cent of head teachers and teachers agree that children with disabilities should learn together with their peers without disabilities in mainstream classrooms.

5. Child centered teaching methodologies are perceived to be most helpful in accommodating children with disabilities in regular classrooms.

6. Ninety nine per cent (99 per cent) of teachers in sampled schools do not have the training or background on disability and inclusive education.

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