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The girl who fell out of school

The Free State education department and a special needs school have failed to enrol a pupil in class despite a court ordering them to do so

State must accommodate learners with special-education needs during lockdown

The department of basic education is providing online resources for learners during the lockdown. But, once again, children with special-education needs are left out

We fail children living with disabilities

Despite commendable work and persistent battles, not enough is being done for these learners

South Africa treats special needs children as an aside

Many children with special needs have never seen the inside of a classroom, as there are no schools where they live that cater to them. It’s extremely disheartening, particularly as access to education is a constitutional right

The silent struggle of special needs students in South Africa

A special education teacher’s reflections on teaching demonstrate that a nationwide effort is needed to ensure no learner is left behind

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