For Children with Disabilities in Nigeria, Educational Opportunities Remain Scant
“I say to the teachers: ‘If the child can’t answer the questions on paper, ask her verbally. If she answers correctly, then she should be scored in the same way as a child who answered on paper.”
ICDA 2018: Academics, activists, lawmakers and healthcare professionals launch new centre of disability in Abuja, Nigeria.
Although the discussions highlighted some disagreements amongst experts on how to best address the issues raised, there was a general consensus that more emphasis needs to be placed on intellectual disabilities and finding a common understanding and definition of intellectual disability is a starting point.