National Journal of Advanced Research

National Journal of Advanced Research


National Journal of Advanced Research
National Journal of Advanced Research
Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2019)

Knowledge of dyslexia amongst primary school teachers in rivers state


Dr. John-Adubasim Ijeoma C, Dr. UGWU Chinelo J

This study evaluated the knowledge of dyslexia amongst primary school teachers in Phalga Rivers State and their present ability to recognize early signs of dyslexia. A sample of 200 teachers drawn from 2005 primary school teachers in Phalga Rivers State was used in the study. A reviewed likert 4point scale questionnaire was used and analyzed using means, standard deviation and Z test for research questions and hypothesis respectively. This study revealed that primary school teachers in Phalga Rivers State did not have adequate knowledge of dyslexia and did not have adequate knowledge of the early signs of dyslexia. Based on these findings, it is recommended that in-service training be organized for serving teacher to equip them with the knowledge of dyslexia.
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