Dr. Leonard Tochukwu Ugwuanyi.

Department: Educational Foundations
Faculty: Education
Designation : Lecturer I
Email: leonard.ugwuanyi@unn.edu.ng
Phone: 07037280006

Publications (Articles and Journals):



1. Ugwuanyi, L. T. (2014). Strategies for educating children and rehabilitation of adults with hearing impairment. Ogui Enugu; Praise House.



2.Ugwuanyi, L.T (2001) Physical education and its implication for the training of all categories of special needs children in P.O.Ebigbo (ed) Rehabilitation of children with mental disabilities. Enugu: Chumez Enterprises,


3. Ugwuanyi, L.T. (2001) Communication and therapeutic programs for children with hearing impairment in P.O.Ebigbo (ed) Rehabilitation of children with mental disabilities. Enugu; Chumez Enterprises.




4 Ugwoke, S.C. Eseadi, C., Igbokwe,C.C., Chiaha, G.T.U., Nwaubani, O.O., Orji, C.T., Ugwuanyi, L.T, et al (2017). Effect of rational-emotive health education intervention on stress managment and irrational beliefs among technical college teachers in southeast Nigeria. Medicine 31 (96) e7261-e7730. TR,IF = 1.803. website: (http://journals.lww.com/md-journal/pages/default.aspx)


5 Ugwuanyi, L.T; Ubah, J.C, Eze, M.U Obatta, M.I, Otu, M.S. Adaka, T.A & Ezeugwu, P. I. (2017). Using total communication technique in teaching students with hearing impairment in inclusive classroom in Enugu State-Nigeria: Teachers’ perspective and difficulties. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 11(5), 100-107.


6 Abiogu,G.C; Onwu,A.O; Ugwuanyi, L.T. & Ugwozor, F.O. (2016). Philosophy of tabula rasa theory and education of a typical African child. Australia Journal of Basic and Applied Science, 10 (8), 166-172. 


7. Ugwuanyi, L .T; Ezugwu, P.I. and Udaya, J, C. (2016). Using assistive    technology listening and alerting devices in rehabilitating elderly persons with profound hearing impairment in Enugu: Awareness of benefits and challenges. The Exceptional Child, 18 (1), 145-153


8.Ugwuanyi, L.T. & Gigina,  C.O.( 2015). Influence of self-esteem on social    adjustment of students with hearing impairment in inclusive classroom       National Journal of Inclusive Education, 3(1), 335-344.


9.Ugwuanyi, L.T., Onuigbo, L.N & Ogbudu,P.C. (2015). Effect of auditory training on reading comprehension of students with hearing impairment in Enugu State. The Exceptional Child.17 (1).132-142.


10. Okoroikpa, N,I & Ugwuanyi, L,T (2015). Children with cerebral palsy and

        access to quality education. The Exceptional Child, 17 (1), 148-160.


11.Ugwoke, S.C.; Ezeadi, C.; Ugwuanyi, L.T.; Ikechukwu-Ilomuanya, A.B.; Onu, M.S. & Omeke, F. (2015). Effects of a horticultural counseling therapy    program on a sample of Nigerian elementary school children with ADHD: Implication for school administration. BOTHALIA Journal, 45(10), 25-35.Acessed from http://www.scimagojr.com/journalsearch.php?=17600155109&tip=


12.Chineke, S.T.& Ugwuanyi, L.T. (2014). Teacher variables in employing innovative teaching methods Igbo language in secondary schools: Implication for inclusion. International Journal of Research in Arts and Sciences.7 (2),9-19.


13.Onuoha, J.C. Onuigbo, L.N. & Ugwuanyi, L.T. (2014). Assessing social studies student teachers level of teaching skills acquisition for teaching students with special needs in Kaduna State of Nigeria .Nigerian Journal of Social Studies and Civic Education. 5 (1), 182-297.


14.Ugwuanyi, L.T& Okoroikpa,N.I. (2014).Challenges and coping strategies of parents in caring for children with moderate intellectual disabilities. The Exceptional Child.16 (1), 193-201.


15.Obiyo, N.O; Anyanwu,J.I. & Ugwuanyi L.T. (2013).Children with special needs in Nigeria : Do their parents experience peace?.Faculty of Social           Sciences, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, 12(5), 188-194.


16.Onuigbo, L.N, Onuoha,J.C.& Ugwuanyi, L.T (2013).Noise induced hearing loss among social studies education students in tertiary in Enugu State- Higeria.: Awareness and safety issues. International Journal of Cuuent Research.5 (8),2342-2345.


17.Ugwuoke, S.C., Ejionueme, L.K & Ugwuanyi, L.T. (2013). Management considerations to effective implementation of inclusive education in Nsukka education zone. The Exceptional Child.15 (1), 52-59.


18.Ugwuanyi, L.T, Obiyo, N.O & Anyanwu,J.I (2013). Total communication as panacea for students with hearing impairment in inclusive classroom: Implication for regular teachers. The Exceptional Child.15 (1), 96-104.


19.Eskay, M, Onu, V. C, Igbo, J. N.,Obiyo, N. & Ugwuanyi, L.T. (2012). Disability within the African culture. US—China Education Review, 2(3), 473-484.


20.Eskay, M., Onu, V. C., Ugwuanyi, L.T., Obiyo, N. O. & Udaya, J. (2012).          Preparing teachers for special education in the United States: A reflection. US-China Education Review, 2(3), 394-407.


21.Eskay, M, Onu, V.C, Ugwuanyi, L.T. & Eze, M.U. (2012). Effect of training teachers on the use of local sign language on academic performance of children with hearing impairment in social studies.The Exceptional Child. 14 (2), 169-177.


22.Onu, V. C., Eskay, M. K., Ugwuanyi, L.T., Igbo, J. N. & Obiyo, N. O. (2012).        Professional attributes in teacher preparation for teaching students with hearing impairment: Implications for inclusive education in Nigeria. US-China Education Review, 2 (3), 302-308.

23.Onuigbo, L.N.& Ugwuanyi, L.T. (2012). Unprofessional practices among           teachers of children with hearing impairment in Enugu state. The Exceptional Child, 14 (2), 153-164.    


24.Onu, V.C. Eskay< M. Hassan, C. Ugwuanyi, L.T.& Igbo. J. (2012). Using family support and peer tutoring in reducing truancy of schooling adolescents. Research on Humanities and Social Science.2 (10),156-163.


25.Ugwuanyi, L.T; Igbo, J.N & Obiyo, N.O. (2012).Curriculum transformation for Enhancing learning needs of students with visual impairment in

         Nsukka, Journal of Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria.

         12, (1) 256-262.


26.Ugwuanyi, L.T.; Eskay, M.; Onu, V.C,; Adani, A. & Udaya, J. (2012). Effect of training in lips reading on speech reception of children with hearing impairment in inclusive education classrooms in Nigeria: Implication for regular teachers. Journal Education and Practice, 3(14), 110-116.


27.Ugwuanyi, L.T.; Eskay, M.; Onu, V.C,; Obiyo, N.O. & Igbo, J. (2012). Effect of remedial reading instruction on word recognition problem for inclusive education in Nigeria. Journal Education and Practice, 3(14), 117-125.


28.Ugwuanyi, L.T. & Obiyo, N. O. (2012). Values and challenges of assistive technology for students with hearing impairment in optimizing e-learning in Enugu. Review of Education, 23 (1), 237-249.            


29.Onu, V.C, Ugwuanyi, L.T & Agbo, O.E (2011). Effect of teacher use of metacognitive teaching strategies in academic achievement of children with learning disabilities: Implication for vision 2020. Review of Education, 97-109.


30.Onu, V.C & Ugwuanyi, L.T. (2011). Effect of adapting local sign language on reading comprehension of children with hearing impairment in Enugu. The Exceptional Child, 13 (1), 1-10.


31.Ugwuanyi, L.T. & Onu, V.C. (2011). Effect of adapting local sign language on reading comprehension of children with hearing impairment in Enugu State. The Exceptional Child.13 (1),1-10.


32.Ugwuanyi, L.T & Onuigbo, L.N (2011). Developing entrepreneurship in Art among the hearing impaired for economic relevance: A step towards achieving the millennium development goals. The Exceptional Child, 13 (1), 36-44.


33.Ugwuanyi, L.T & EbereChukwu, B.O.C (2010). Community participation in funding special education in Enugu North and Oji River L.G.As of Enugu State. The Exceptional Child, 12(1), 159-170.


34.Onu, V.C, Eberechukwu, B.O.C & Ugwuanyi L.T (2009). Investigating gender discrimination in Enugu State primary and secondary schools for learners with hearing impairment. The Exceptional Child, 11 (2), 483-491.


35.Ugwuanyi, L.T. (2009). The Awareness level of the transmission of HIV/AIDS among students with hearing impairment in Enugu. The Journal of Advocacy in Special Education, 7(1), 93-100.

36.Obidoa, M.A, Ugwuanyi L.T. & Eze, J (2008). Acceptability of HIV/AIDS voluntary confidential counseling and testing among hearing and non hearing secondary school students in Enugu. The Exceptional Child, 10 (2), 693-703. 


37.Onuigbo, L.N & Ugwuanyi L.T (2008). Pre- retirement planning among special needs persons in Enugu. Faculty of Education, 5 (1), 161-166. 


38.Ugwuanyi L.T (2007). UBE and preparation for teachers of children with hearing impairment. The Journal of Advocacy and Rehabilitation in Special Education, 7(1), 23-34.          


39.Ugwuanyi L.T & Ozioko, J.N. (2005). Job creation and its relevance for persons with special needs. The Exceptional Child, 7 (2), 89-96.  


40.Ugwuanyi, L.T (2005), Citizen with special needs and access to employment. The Special Educator, 4(1), 1-9.


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