I intend this as a message to mothers who have children living with disabilities. Having a child living with a disability can take its toll on the mind of the caregiver, which in most cases, is the mother of the disabled child. Over the years, it has been discovered that women with children living with […]
Love without Boundaries with Bukola Ayinde: Are Special Schools the Best Option for Special Needs Kids?
A special school is a school for students who have special educational needs due to learning difficulties, physical disabilities or behavioural problems. In my quest to understand how our special schools work in Lagos, Nigeria, I visited both public and private special schools in Lagos State. I can boldly say that the public schools do […]
In the past few months, I have been talking about the need for inclusive education for children living with disability.Inclusive education simply means that all students attend, and are welcome by mainstream schools (schools that are not special needs schools) These schools are age appropriate, have regular classes and where children are supported to learn, […]
Love without Boundaries with Bukola Ayinde: How to Achieve a Truly Inclusive Education System for Children with Disabilities
A few weeks ago, I spoke at a parents and teachers conference on promoting inclusive education. I told the teachers that in a few years’ time they would be required to obtain inclusive teaching skills to meet diverse students’ needs in their classrooms. I told them that a time will come it would be a […]
In my quest to understand better the concept of inclusive education, I did a little research and discovered that in Denmark and some other European countries, inclusive education is seen as developing a school for everyone. There is a national strategy for the implementation of inclusive education. Learners are seen as diverse individuals, and everyone […]