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Disabled child refused a place at school

January 29, 2019
OurHealth  

Out of the 32 schools that offer support to learners with cerebral palsy in Gauteng, an official at the Ekurhuleni district office has allegedly turned one family away, telling them there was no school suitable for their four-year-old with special needs.

‘Madiba bakkies’ for kids with cerebral palsy

August 24, 2018
OurHealth  

JOHANNESBURG – After more than a year of battling to transport her physically challenged the child, Lindiwe Mashini (33) from Bluegum View section in Duduza has finally received a special purpose-built pram – or “bakkie” as they are termed, from Pholosong Hospital.

Play used to boost kids’ learning skills

December 28, 2016
Children's Health   Multimedia  

Eastern Cape children between the ages of three and six are set to be the first South African children to benefit from a new learning-through-play initiative set to teach them new skills and ways of learning.