Dr. Alice Olewe Nyunya
Dr. Alice A. Olewe- Nyunya is a Lecturer with over 45 years experience , currently PhD in Special Needs Education at Kenyatta University. She also holds a M.Ed. Special Education from the South Carolina State College Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA, a M.Ed.Business Education from South Carolina State College Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA, and a B.Sc. ( Hons) Business Administration South Carolina State College, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA.
Her experience as a lecturer was gained as an Instructor Kiswahili Linguistics Department, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina USA from 1975 to1976, as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Special Education, Department of Habilitative Sciences from 1982 to 1984; as an Assistant Lecturer University of Calabar, Department of General Studies, Calabar Nigeria from 1984 to 1986; Lecturer, Department of Mentally Handicapped, Kenya Institute of Special Education from 1986 to1990; Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology, Maseno University from 1991to 2002; and currently at Kenyatta University, Nairobi where she has served from 2002 to date.
Her publications include the following : Alice A. Olewe- Nyunya (1986), “Autism” KISE Bulletin Vol. 1, 1986; Alice A. Olewe- Nyunya (1988), “The Need to Counsel Parents and their Mentally Retarded Children”, KISE Bulletin Vol. No. 2, June 1988;Alice A. Olewe-Nyunya, Frncisca I. Wamocho, Joel M.S. Wa Munyi (2020), Challenges of Development and Implementation of Individualized Education Programme by Teachers of Learners with Intellectual Disabilities in Kisumu and Nairobi Counties , International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science(IJRISS) Volume IV, Issue January 2020; Criteria for Developing Individualized Education Programme (IEP) Development and Implementation by Teachers of Learners with Intellectual Disabilities in Kisumu and Nairobi Counties, Kenya ( October 2020).