Historically, the persons with intellectual retardation have been neglected in most cultures. In our African culture for instance families were concerned about their image in the society. So, they manage to hide their retarded members in the home environment. Today, the education of the intellectually retarded has recorded significant achievement despite the undeniable successes education of children with intellectual retardation is still being hindered by social prejudices and discriminations. This paper highlights the myriads of obstacles and challenges facing their education. The presenter therefore recommends way to improve the quality of their education for the future.
"Intellectually Retarded Education in Nigeria: Past, Present, and Future,"
Essays in Education: Vol. 22
, Article 7.
Available at: https://openriver.winona.edu/eie/vol22/iss1/7