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Dunmade, A. D.; Segun-Busari, S.; Olajide, T. G.; Ologe, F. E. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2007
Deafness, profound hearing loss, is a global problem. However, the causes of, attitudes toward, and management options for deafness differ considerably from region to region. This study seeks to identify the present causes of profound sensorineural hearing loss in Nigeria, which in our environment is almost synonymous to a life sentence of silence…
Descriptors: Deafness, Foreign Countries, Children, Etiology
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Eleweke, C. Jonah – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2002
This article examines issues affecting the education of people with deafness under Nigeria's 6-3-3-4 system of education. The system was introduced in 1976 and serves all categories of learners in Nigeria. Evidence indicates that the implementation, including in schools for the deaf, has been unsatisfactory and problems are discussed. (Contains…
Descriptors: Deafness, Delivery Systems, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education