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Child Abuse and Disabled Children
(Virginia Tech, 2004-12-28)
Children with disabilities are a population at a higher risk of abuse and maltreatment. Studies have shown that children with disabilities are 3.4 times more likely to be abused than nondisabled peers. These disabilities ...
The Plight of the Visually Impaired in Africa
(Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria. Lagos State Branch, 2004)
Africa is one of the largest continents of the world and ironically beset with overwhelming problems in preventive medicine. While consumers of fast food products in the United States of America can sue the fast food chain ...
A Comparative Study of the Cognitive Function of the Hearing-impaired and Non-Hearing-impaired Pupils of Two Primary Schools in Lagos State, Nigeria.
(Virginia Tech, 2007-02-23)
The World Summit for Children of which Nigeria is a signatory promised to ratify the convention on the rights of the child. In Africa, the problem of the handicapped child is by no means insignificant. Communicable diseases ...