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Special Schools

Special Schools
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” ~ Arthur Ashe
Special Schools provide an effective educational provision for learners experiencing barriers to learning and development.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a range of conditions characterised by some degree of impaired social behaviour, communication and language, a narrow r...
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral palsy is due to abnormal brain development, often before birth. Symptoms include exaggerated reflexes, floppy or rigid limbs and involuntary motions. ...
Deaf
Hearing loss/deafness causes a delay in the development of receptive and expressive communication skills (speech and language). The language deficit results in...
Hospital Schools
A hospital school operates in a hospital; generally, a children's hospital which provides instruction to all primary and secondary grade levels. These schools h...
Physically Disabled
PHYSICALLY DISABLED (PD) : This includes medical or physical conditions that hinder successful placement in a mainstream setting. E.g muscular dystrophy, Spina ...
Resource Centres
According to the Inclusive Education Policy, over time all special schools will be converted into special school resource centres (SSRC) and serve as centres of...
Schools of Skills
Schools of Skills cater for learners who have a primary cognitive barrier to learning and who are not able cope with the curriculum. These learners are at risk ...
SEVERE INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
SID schools offer support to learners who are Severe Intellectually Disabled. Learners between 6 to 12 years of age are admitted after a stringent screening an...
Special Care Centres
A Special Care Centre cares for children with severe to profound intellectual and physical disabilities. This is a Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) registered as a...
Specific Learning Disabled
SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY (SLD) : Learners with average to above average cognitive abilities who experience perceptual challenges and therefore underachieve ...
VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Two Schools for the Blind (Athlone and Pioneer) in the Western Cape provide education and residential care for blind and visually impaired children from all com...
Youth Care Centre
Ottery Youth Care & Education Centre is the only institution for learners between the ages 11 to 18 years old who are in need of care and protection under the s...