A REPORT OF INTERVENTION PROVISION FOR INFANT AND JUNIOR AGE CHILDREN WITH COMMUNICATION DISORDERS IN A SMALL URBAN COMMUNITY IN ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

O. A. Oribabor

Abstract


The paper presents an account of an intervention programme implemented to address the learning problems of children with communication disorder in a community in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The presentation details the history of educational programme of the community, and the nature of the intervention which includes the policy framework with which the intervention was packaged, the staffing involved, parental involvement, the integration of the programme into the regular school and the curriculum of the programme. The report also provided information on the success recorded in the programme and suggestions for its sustenance. 


Keywords


intervention provision, infant and junior age children, communication disorders

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