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SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA

Eke, V. U; Aderibigbe, S. A., Ntino, M. O., Akpan, V. B. & Obeten, I. E..

Abstract
The study investigated the Special Educatorsí Assessment of Impacts of Themes of International Day of
Persons with Disabilities(IDOPWD) in Nigeria The study adopted descriptive research design and specifically used
descriptive statistics to analyze the data. In a bid to arrive at the sample, purposive sampling technique was used draw
30 Special Educators who had participated in the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and or among the senior
ones from University of Jos, University of Ibadan and University of Nigeria Nsukka all in Nigeria where there is
Department of Special Education d. One instrument was used for the study named Special Educatorsí Inventory for the
Assessment of Impacts of Themes of International Day for Persons with Disabilities in Nigeria (SEIFAOTOIDFPWD).
The instrument has three sections, the first being for personal data of the respondent while sections two and three
addressed eleven themes respectively. The response options adopted was modified liker scale with four response
options: Very impactful (vI), Impactful (I), Not impactful (NI) and Not Impactful at all (NIA). The Instrument was face
and content validated by three experts. Cronbach Alfa was used to establish the reliability coefficient. The reliability
coefficient was .84. The aforementioned result demonstrated the reliability of the instruments which was used by the
researchers. The result and findings from the study disclosed that out of 22 themes only five had impact. It was
therefore concluded that the themes of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities have no felt impact on
persons with disabilities in particular and Nigeria society in general hence out of 22 themes only five have impacts.
Based on that conclusion, the recommendations among others include that the popular concept of international day 3rd
Dec. for persons with disabilities should be celebrated not only in each state capital but all the headquarters of L.G.A (s)
of Nigeria with emphasis on taking action, being informed and being involved. Moreover, there is need to evaluate and
assess themes in each country as Nigeria for necessary action to be taken hence the concept and the themes are
ambitious, revolutionary and reformative.

Key words: Special Educators, International day of Persons with Disabilities, Impacts. Assessment


 
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U EV, . SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 1157-1164. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.119


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U EV, . SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 1157-1164. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.119



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U EV, . SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA. JCR. (2021), [cited May 31, 2021]; 8(2): 1157-1164. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.119



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U, E. V. & (2021) SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA. JCR, 8 (2), 1157-1164. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.119



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U, Eke, V., and Aderibigbe, S. A., Ntino, M. O., Akpan, V. B. and Obeten, I. E.. 2021. SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 1157-1164. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.119



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U, Eke, V., and Aderibigbe, S. A., Ntino, M. O., Akpan, V. B. and Obeten, I. E.. "SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 8 (2021), 1157-1164. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.119



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

U, Eke, V., and Aderibigbe, S. A., Ntino, M. O., Akpan, V. B. and Obeten, I. E.. "SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 8.2 (2021), 1157-1164. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.119



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U, E. V. & (2021) SPECIAL EDUCATORSí ASSESSMENTOF THE IMPACTS OF THEMES OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 1157-1164. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.119