Designing Appropriate Curriculum for Special Education in Urban School in Nigeria: Implication for Administrators.


The provision of a well-planned, modified, and articulated curriculum that would provide students with disabilities appropriate access to the general curriculum and effective instructional support is the thrust of this paper. The paper examined the various issues on the concept and objectives of special education and the role of a well-designed curriculum as a panacea to integration of the special-needs children. The paper highlighted the defining features of any good curriculum and examines the key leadership issues related to effective special education and reviews the emerging standards for administrators’ performance in determining the knowledge and skills needed by effective leaders.