This is a list of the best schools for children with autism in Kenya. Autism is a developmental disorder associated with genetic and environmental factors. It is characterized by challenges with social interaction and communication, restricted and repetitive behaviour.
In no particular order, here is a list of the best schools for children with autism in Kenya.
1. Autism School International
It is a comprehensive special-needs training centre for children with autism and other learning disabilities.
Location: Ngoingwa, Kiambu County
Contact: 0721 282 123
2. St Gerald’s Centre For Children With Autism
It is a day and boarding centre that takes care of children living with autism in Kenya.
Location: Tigoni, Next to Nazareth Hospital
Contact: 0706 350 180
3. Bridgewood School
The school was founded in 2004 to cater for the needs of children living with autism, particularly children from 2 to 6 years.
Contact: +254 020 352 0433
4. Port Reitz Special School
It is located along Old Port Reitz Road, Opposite the School of Clinical Medicine.
Contact: 0728 294 578, 0734 522 421
Email: [email protected]
5. Kenya Community Centre For Learning
The school provides alternative education for students with different learning challenges, particularly for those aged between 6 and 21 years.
Location: Behind Thika Road Mall, Roysambu
Contact: 0721 324 894
6. Joytown Special School
Location: Thika Town, Kiambu County
Contacts: +254 20 2403260/1/2
7. Kenya Institute Of Special Education
The school offers training and assessment for children with special needs such as autism, cerebral palsy, visual and hearing impairment.
Contact: 0724 269 5050
8. Angels On Earth Special Needs Centre
It is a special needs centre that trains children with special needs such as autism and cerebral palsy.
Contact: 0739 885 387
9. Sapling Trust Centre
The centre is run by a non-profit-making foundation that provides a wide range of holistic services for children with special needs. It offers special needs education through occupational therapy, individualised education programme, speech therapy, sensory integration therapy and hydrotherapy.
Contact: 0720 898 962
10. Jacaranda Special School
It is a public primary school that caters for the needs of children with special needs such as cerebral palsy and autism.
Location: Kilimani, Nairobi