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Challenges of Empowering People with Disabilities in Nigeria for National Development
Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation
  • C. Jonah Eleweke, Portland State University
  • Gabriel Soje, College of the Marshall Islands
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2016
Subjects
  • People with disabilities - Nigeria,
  • People with disabilities
Abstract
This paper reviews issues affecting the empowerment of people with disabilities in Nigeria so they can be productive and contribute to the development of the nation. The questions of concern are: What is known about the extent people with disabilities are empowered to contribute to national development in Nigeria? What challenges do people with disabilities in Nigeria encounter in their attempt to contribute to national development? What are the implications of these challenges regarding strategies that could enhance the empowerment of people with disabilities to facilitate their contribution to national development?
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This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Article can be found online at: http://dl.fzf.ukim.edu.mk/index.php/jser/article/view/1101

Copyright © 2016 by Johan Eleweke and Gabriel Soje

DOI
10.19057/jser.2016.14
Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/18155
Citation Information
Eleweke J, Soje G. Challenges of empowering people with disabilities in Nigeria for national development. J Spec Educ Rehab 2016; 17(3-4):122-138.