Medicos Special School

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MEDICOS Special School is the first school North of Tshwane in Soshanguve to be registered for the education of severely intellectually handicapped learners.

MEDICOS Special School is managed jointly by the school governing body consisting of parents of learners, sponsoring body (MEDICOS) and Gauteng Education Department.

 

    MR. Christo, Medicos Special School first principal from to
 
   
   

Admission

 
 
The school's admission team conducts interviews with parents of possible candidates every Wednesday. The admission committee comprises of, the Principal, school nurse, occupational therapist and one of the educators.

Referrals are also made to MEDUNSA for further assessment by the medical team. The admission criteria includes psychological or OT's evaluation confirming the intellectual state, doctor's or school report where applicable, ability to communicate basic needs, independent mobility and between the age 6 to 14 years.