Being "bad" with numbers does not mean you cannot get through school.
Two kind pensioners have sold their home and almost all their possessions to take care of an adopted child.
A doctor advised this Pretoria mom to terminate her pregnancy – she didn't. But 29 years later, she wishes she had.
With the assistance of further funding, a recently launched initiative plans to take on the neurodevelopmental disorder affecting 1 in 20 South African children.
There's nothing wrong with a child daydreaming. But when his performance at school starts to drop seriously, it's time to take action, writes this mom.
There seems to be a lot of do's and don'ts when it comes to talking about Down syndrome. But Carin Bevan has only one rule: Don't be scared to ask her about her son.
Learning disabilities can be extremely frustrating for children.
Research has shown that special needs learners may benefit from being schooled with peers that have strong language abilities.
"...And that's okay. She may be different but she's still my precious daughter."
Dogs truly are special family members! This heartwarming video is too sweet not to watch.
Many disabled students from rural communities find it difficult to adapt at tertiary institutions as they have to first learn how to use assistive devices.
After using her own son as inspiration, this photographer set out to make three special needs children's dreams come true.
South Africa's children with disabilities are not yet being supported properly, and the Department is too slow in overseeing transformation here.
When Hallee Sorenson handed out invitations to her birthday party, she had no idea she'd be spending it alone. The internet has set out to make her next birthday a special one.
What is a learner facilitator, when do you need one, how much does it cost? Your questions answered.
Putting your special needs child in a home away from home could be the best decision you ever make for your little one.
Your child could have SPD if he has difficulty learning, moving and relating to others.
Women over 35 have a higher risk of having a Down's syndrome baby.
3-year-old boy with an eating disorder that only allows him to eat sweets.
About 30% of children have a sleep disorder, but the rate is even higher in children with special needs, an expert says.
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