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Learning Disability Problems Prevalent Among Elementary School Age Children in Ilorin Metropolis: Implications for Special Education and Counselling

J.A. OMOTOSHO

Abstract




The investigator reached the parents and teachers of elementary school-aged children in Ilorin metropolis with a view to examining the learning disability problems which parents and teachers had identified among their children/pupils. The findings showed that a staggeringly large proportion of parents and teachers identified various learning disability problems among their children/pupils. The learning disability problem that was identified by the largest proportion of parents and teachers (81.14%) was Mathematics problems and the one identified by the smallest proportion of parents and teachers (49.04%) was Hearing problems. The implications of these findings were drawn




IFE PsychologIA Vol 9, No1 2001, pp. 128-133



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ifep.v9i1.23605
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