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(S. Africa) Isipingo: New special needs school; "remarkable progress" with autistic kids

July 4, 2018, Chatsworth Rising Sun: Special needs school to open in Isipingo https://risingsunchatsworth.co.za/115874/special-needs-school-open-isipingo/ A multi-cultural special needs school will open its doors at the Isipingo Beach Primary School, in the new term. Principal of the school, Bilkees Musthafa, said she is thrilled and excited to deliver their expertise to the children from Isipingo and surrounding areas…. Parents who have children with disabilities often find it difficult to find a special school as these children have needs that are unique. Now, with the establishment of a school for children with learning disabilities, slow pupils, autism, dyslexia, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, ADD/ADHD, developmental disorders, including borderline children from mainstream, who find it difficult to read, spell and cope in classes with big numbers are candidates of this institute. … The school has made remarkable progress making autistic children understand concepts of sociability and achieving high scores for speech improvement and being more verbal, over the years….