Children with special needs require special care and specialised education too. Kids with learning difficulties, sensory problems, deaf or blind kids, autism, disabled children or children with Aspergers syndrome - the list is endless and there is a big need for specific learning methods and therapy for these children. With the right kind of therapies, interventions and education, children with special needs have all the potential that any other child can have.
You'll find special needs schools in various areas in Gauteng.
School for children with celebral palsy, disabilities, learning difficulties, ADD and epilepsy. At Forest Town School we help all children reach for the skies.
From 6 - 18 yrs old
Horses healing people - Children with disabilities; Youth at Risk; Life skills for Teens; Leadership development and Personal Empowerment
From 2 yrs - All ages
A school for special needs children which offers therapy, extra mural activities & an integrated learning programme for ages 3 to 23 years old.
Glenoaks is an independent remedial and special needs school in Johannesburg
From 5 - 18 yrs old
Providing a structured environment that supports and enhances each learners potential. The programme includes self-help skills, empowerment skills, independence, appropriate social and emotional skills.
We have a unique space for children to learn in different ways such as confidence, social interaction. We also have a party venue and a playground for the rainy days.
From 3 - 10 yrs old
Remedial Teaching, Indigo Learning Centre for Neuroscience, Dyslexia,Auditory Processing Problems, ADHD, Autism etc. Therapy, Counselling
From 4 yrs - All ages
EduStreams is Independent vocational education for high school students. The high school will officially open in January 2022. EduStreams School targets high school students with learning barriers and offers technical, vocational education.
From 12 - 18 yrs old
A special school in Auckland Park for Blind, Low Vision and Multiple Disability Children, offering individually structured curriculums.
From 4 - 13 yrs old
Assisted Learning Centre - stimulating home school environment for kids with emotional, learning or language difficulties.
From 4 - 10 yrs old
Schooling for kids in hospital and long term treament, also autistic and visually impaired kids.
From 3 - 18 yrs old
Nursery school and foundation phase primary school for children with autism, pervasive development disorders, ADD/ADHD & Aspergers. Offering specialized educational services, a fully adapted CAPS curriculum, extra murals & therapies.
From 2 - 7 yrs old
St Vincent has a proud history of educating deaf children for the past 75 years. We adopt a child-centered, play based approach to education.We believe in developing the whole child.
From 2 - 18 yrs old
DiversiLearn assist students who have special needs, those who are in special circumstances and those who need individual attention. DiversiLearn is a support centre that offers support to learners experiencing barriers to learning.
From 4 - 16 yrs old
Foundation phase school for children with mild developmental delays or difficulties
From 4 - 9 yrs old
Therapeutic academy for children with special needs. We make use of a variety of therapies, including scio, chiropractic intervention, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and nutritional counseling.
From 3 - 10 yrs old
Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...
Online school that prepares students for Cambridge International qualifications and develops the tools, skills and mind-sets children need to prosper and thrive in their future world.
From 10 - 18 yrs old
Cottage school, Special Needs School, ADD, Autism, Home School
From 6 - 18 yrs old
Find information & support for children and adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Support Group of Southern Africa including recommended food list, advice support and referrals to other professionals to further assist you.
Homeschool that builds self-esteem, physical development and academics
From 6 - 13 yrs old
How to use our Special Needs Directory
You may search by suburb to find a special needs school near your home or work but you may need to travel to find the best school for your child. That's why we chose to give you an overall look at what we have listed for special needs schools and all the schools are listed together. The short description under the name of each school will give you an idea of what they specialise in.
What do I look for when choosing a special needs school for my child?
If you’re looking at this page chances are you’ve already had your child diagnosed or you know what special need your child has. You can have a look at the short description under the name of each school or organisation and this will tell you briefly what they offer. Specific therapies are offered for certain conditions and remedial programs assist learners to work at their preferred pace. Teachers are well trained and specialise in the disability or need required. Schools are also equipped with specialised equipment that may be necessary for interventions in teaching and treatment. Extra murals can be offered and this is great for extra stimulation or therapeutic requirements.
Begin your search
We’re sure you are looking for the best care, nurturing environment and special facilities for your special needs child. Look through the schools and organisations listed on this page and you will find the area that they are based in as well as what they offer. Perhaps ask to schedule to meet and view the facilities. Good luck!