Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetAhead of the 2020 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWDs) on Thursday, December 3, with the theme “Building Back better: Toward a Disability- Inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable Post COVID-19 World”, the Federal government has put plans in place to launch a therapeutic sports club and civil society organisation (CSO) for people with
Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetStudents of the Ekiti State Special School for the Blind in Ikere-Ekiti, Ikere local government area have appealed to well meaning individuals to coalesce effort with the government in the funding of the school, saying government alone could not fund the school. The leader of the students, Odekunle Yusuf expressed optimism about their
A special educator and former Head, Department of Special Education at the University of Ibadan, Professor Olufemi Fakolade, made the appeal while speaking at the recent webinar on Supporting Children and Persons with Special Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic, hosted by a Lagos-based frontline non-governmenal organisation on special education, the Inclusive Education and IEP Centre (IEIEPC).
To promote inclusive education, disability and neurodiversity awareness, and social inclusion of children with disabilities in society, Winford Centre, the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and Bridg-Networking Germany have charged the Federal Government to educate children with disability.
Children with disabilities, CWDs are faced with a double challenge during times like this because of their accessibility and inclusivity needs. The online platforms are not accessible to children with visual impairment and teachers do not take cognizance of the various learning dispositions of learners with intellectual disabilities.
Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetUnimpressed by the Federal Government’s excuses for not including special needs pupils in its ongoing e-learning programme, stakeholders insist the only way forward is through adequate planning, OLALEYE ALUKO reports The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, did not mince words when on May 11 he said that, regarding physically challenged pupils
Please shareTweetPlease likeTweetDisability has turned to ability for a physically challenged teacher who brings enthusiasm and performances to the teaching of mathematics, resulting in successful outcomes for his students. Michael Thompson Showunmi shared his teaching experience with Funmi Ogundare In four years, all the students he taught mathematics passed with good grades in the West