The Executive Director of GHANNSE, Maame Pokua Boakye, stated that stigmatization has been a major cause of children failing in their learnings. Adding that this sometimes stop parents from seeking help or information, leaving them unaware of their right of any support that is available.
“Families may struggle to balance earning a leaving with caring for a child with disabilities- increasing the risk of industrialisation for a child. Children with disabilities are sometimes denied admission by some public schools which is due to lack of skills in catering for these children so the government must introduce Special Education Officers to train regular teachers to be able to acquire the necessary skills to impart on these children with disabilities”, she stressed
World conference held in Salamaka charges all government that children living with disabilities must be educated in their local schools irrespective of the person’s conditions
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