The enactment of Discrimination against Person Disabilities (Prohibition) Act (the Disability Act) marked a paradigm shift in the legally acceptable manner of conducting affairs in Nigeria. It symbolizes a departure from the era wherein the treatment of persons with disability bore no legal consequence in the scheme of things. There is now a new legal regime, and this new reality need be given expression in all affairs, particularly in the current covid-19 response.
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.