Resources for Parents

Learning Disabilities

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Parents are often baffled by the problems presented by a child with learning disabilities. Often this “invisible disability” does not become obvious until a child reaches school age. Even then,…


UN report on mainstreaming disabilities in the development agenda

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The UN Secretary General has released a report on disability in the post-2015 development agenda, entitled ‘The Way Forward: A disability-inclusive agenda towards 2015 and beyond’. It recommends that disability…

Disability in the news

“No child left behind”

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How children with disabilities are being assisted – Angie Motshekga Keynote Address by the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, MP, at the Ministerial Roundtable on Disability Discussion held…

Silent Exclusion

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Daily Maverick reports on the exclusion of children with disabilities from the SA education system (18 Aug 2015) Some half-a-million children living with disabilities have been shut out of South…