Articles from the Ghana Writers’ Workshop

Effects of Aggressive Behaviours on the African society and ways to Manage them
By Alimata Abdul KarimuMany conflicts that occur in Africa are partly as a result of aggressive acts. The aggressive acts can be caused by poverty, deprivation and role modeling. …………. Click Here to download
The role of district assemblies in curbing rural-urban migration of disabled persons in Ghana
By David Norden BotweyTo curb migration of disabled people from rural communities to urban centres, district assemblies must promote inclusive programmes. ………….Click Here to download
EDUCATIONAL EMPOWERMENT OF THE BLIND AND PERSONS WITH LOW VISION IN GHANA, A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY
By Divine Chris BoameThis article looks at empowerment of the Blind and Visually Impaired Persons (BVIPs) in Ghana. ………….. Click Here to download
INADEQUATE MANAGEMENT OF MICRO-CREDIT SCHEMES IN COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION (CBR) PROJECTS 
By Ebrima TrawallyMicro-credit can be a vital tool to helping alleviate poverty if the issue of inadequate management of credit schemes in CBR is appropriately addressed.. …………. Click Here to download
CHALLENGES FACED BY SPECIALIST TEACHERS FOR LEANERS WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES IN MALAWI
By Eric MchekaLearning Difficulties Programme was first initiated in Malawi in 1996, three decades after its independence in 1964…………… Click Here to download
THE ROLE OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES IN THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH LOW VISION IN GHANA
By Genevieve Enyonam EkissiWith medical and educational interventions low vision children (LVC) in Ghana can perform as well as their sighted peers………… Click Here to download
DEVELOPING MORE EFFECTIVE TRAINING OF COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION WORKERS TO PROMOTE   THE SOCIAL INCLUSION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
By Majisi JohnThe University of Education, Winneba in collaboration with Sight Savers International (SSI) established a two year Diploma Programme for the training of Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) workers in 2004…………..Click Here to download
OVERCOMING THE SCEPTICAL ATTITUDES OF REGULAR TEACHERS TOWARDS INCLUSIVE EDUCATION APPROACHES IN SOKOTO STATE, NIGERIA
By Mamuda GaladimaThis article highlights the benefits and strategies of inclusive education, geared towards persuading teachers to accept and support an inclusive education approach in their schools in Sokoto State, Nigeria………….. Click Here to download
IMPROVING THE WRITING SKILLS OF COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION (CBR) STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION OF WINNEBA
By Dr. Naah YemehLecturers at the University of Education, Winneba had been, teaching Communication Skills since1994..………….. Click Here to download
INCLUSION OF BLIND AND LOW VISION CHILDREN IN REGULAR SCHOOLS IN THE GAMBIA
By Anna Nancy MendyThis article looks into how the provision of appropriate and adequate resources in education will improve the quality of life of children who are blind and have low vision..………….. Click Here to download 
Improving life for visually impaired persons rests in education in Kwara State, Nigeria
By Olarewaju AjaniThis article attempts to relate education to an improved life for visually impaired persons.  It gives justification as to why visually impaired persons need to be educated and provided the list of all institutions for visually impaired persons in Kwara State..………….. Click Here to download
ADDRESSING THE SOCIAL EXCLUSION OF BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS IN SIERRA LEONE
By Paul Moses SesayDespite the efforts of the Government of Sierra Leone, Sightsavers International and Comic Relief, it is important to note that the exclusion of Blind and Visually Impaired Persons (BVIPs) in Sierra Leone society continues unabated..………….. Click Here to download
THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY IN SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS IN SIERRA LEONE BY RAYMOND CHRISTIAN JAIA, PROJECT SUPERVISOR SIERRA LEONE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION AND EMPOWERMENT FOR THE BLIND PROJECT By Raymond Christian Jaia

The case for BVIPs for social inclusion is often framed in terms of accessibility to services, human rights and justice..………….. Click Here to download

RELEASING PWDS SHARE OF THE COMMON FUND BY DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES (DAs) WILL CONTRIBUTE TO ADDRESSING THEIR NEEDS
By William Goring KwameDistrict Assemblies (DAs) have been created by the government in Ghana to provide social amenities, economic opportunities and provide security for the people in the districts for which they are responsible………….. Click Here to download
ROLE OF ITINERANT TEACHERS IN THE SUCCESS OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION IN MALI
By Yehia ToureThis article focuses on how the appropriate intervention of itinerant teachers is crucial to help improve the effectiveness of mainstream teachers in handling students with low vision within inclusive education programmes (IEP)………….. Click Here to download
COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION (CBR) AS STRATEGY FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION, THE NIGER CASE
By Mr. Zamo Soumana Pate Providing strong arguments for the implementation of CBR in poverty alleviation so that Government initiate and implement a comprehensive national CBR programme………….. Click Here to download
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