What Is the History of Special Education in Nigeria?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 26, 2020 10:14:05 PM ET
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Special education in Nigeria has a fairly short history, only becoming a public concern in 1975. Before the government stepped in at this time, those with special needs were looked after by different religious or voluntary groups, such as the School for the Blind of Gindiri and the Wesley School for the Deaf in Lagos.