oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Learning disabilities in secondary schools: challenge to educational psychologists and counsellors
|Article Title||Learning disabilities in secondary schools: challenge to educational psychologists and counsellors|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Dept. of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1994|
|Pages||173 - 183|
|Keyword(s)||Behavioural manifestations, Coordination deficits, Developmental imbalance, Distractibility, Hyperactivity, Impulsivity and Intellectual capacity|
The objective of this paper is to sensitize educational psychologists and school counsellors to the enigma of learning disabilities in Nigerian secondary schools. The paper highlights the specific roles of both professionals in identifying and alleviating the problems of learning disabled students in schools. The importance of establishing learning problems diagnostic and management centres in the country is also reiterated.
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