PWDs Tell CSOs, Others To End Street Begging
“We note with dismay that all the numerous structures springing up in Kaduna left and right, mostly are not accessible by PWDs.” “In our hospitals, there are no sign language interpreters to assist our hearing impaired members,
Why The Blind Beg in Nigeria
NIGERIA’s ineffective inclusive education policy, aggravated by widespread fraud and infrastructure dearth, is driving more of its blind population to beg for a living A quick fact-check: Presenting the 2019 budget proposal to the state House of Assembly in November 2018, governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, announced that his administration had spent a […]
Preventing disabilities through early detection, diagnosis, treatment
In a bid to reduce disabilities in Nigeria, which can be prevented and treated, the Lagos State Government has channeled its energy towards improving the lives through the early detection and diagnosis of disability in infants
Children with special needs must be correctly diagnosed – Experts
Speaking at the 2017 Annual Scientific Conference/Workshop, with the theme, “Challenges and care of children with special needs,” the experts emphasise the need to correctly identify children with disability, with a view to according them the needed support and treatment.