People with LD continue to suffer discrimination, isolation, and deprived access to social benefits. As a highly religious society most Nigerians tend to be altruistic and so often consider people with LD as ‘charity cases’.
There should be An Act to Ensure Full Integration of Persons with Disabilities into the Society and also to establish a National Commission for Persons with Disabilities which should be vested with the Responsibilities for their Education, Health Care and the Protection of their Social, Economic, Civil Rights.
Regardless of the large number of people with disabilities in Nigeria, little support, if any is given to individuals living with disabilities. These individuals are often excluded from social, economic and political affairs in the society.