ERIC Number: ED533575
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
Disability within the African Culture
Eskay, M.; Onu, V. C.; Igbo, J. N.; Obiyo, N.; Ugwuanyi, L.
Online Submission, US-China Education Review B 4 p473-484 2012
For a long time, children with special needs were educated along with other regular children in schools. The notion of special education was a Western phenomenon and concept in Nigeria. How were children with special needs educated without special education programs? This article will provide cultural perspectives on issues of disability and care for children with exceptional needs in Nigeria.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, African Culture, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Special Education, Child Care, Cultural Differences, Educational Policy, Cultural Influences, Foreign Policy, Educational History, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Negative Attitudes, Inclusion, School Law, Educational Legislation, Politics of Education, Comparative Education, Educational Finance
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Nigeria; United Kingdom
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990