Special Needs Schools in Nigeria

List of Special Needs Schools in Nigeria

African countries have made provision for the education of special children. This is why the list of special needs schools in Nigeria is being discusses so you may know which one will be fit for any of the individual around you. There is no such thing as handicapped children when there is an inclusive arrangement that barely keeps them separate form the common herd of human children in the society of men.

As it is the truth that children who come to the world with special needs usually have a certain kind of complexity trying to learn like those without such special needs, we feel it is important that we bring you to the notice of the list of special needs schools in Nigeria.

Choose which is deemed as the best for you:

  • Centre for Children With Special Needs, Abuja

CCSN’ is a Non-governmental organization serving as a learning support service and resource centre for children with special needs, set up in the regular school environment, to promote inclusion (integration) and give quality education. They support children with Cerebral Palsy Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum disorder, learning difficulties, and other related developmental disabilities.

  • Modupe Cole Memorial Child, Lagos

Modupe Cole Memorial was founded as far back as 1960. The school supports children with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, etc. The school runs both academic and vocational.

  • Hope House Initiative, Abuja

Hope House Initiative is located at Plot 61 Dahiru Sale Street off-road 622, 6th Avenue Gwarimpa (Directly Opp. AEDC Office), Abuja. They offer special training to children with autism.

  • Patrick Speech and Language Centre, Ikeja, Lagos

PSLC provides specialized educational services for individuals living with Autism in Nigeria. They are located at Patrick Speech and Languages Centre 13b Remi-Fani Kayode Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos.

  • Alderstown School For The Deaf, Delta State

The Alderstown School for the Deaf (founded in 1954) is a Special Basic Education Institution along Skinn Road in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. It is a specialist primary school for children aged 4 – 12 or more who are deaf or suffer from hearing and speech difficulties. They are located at Skinn road, Warri, Warri Central, Delta State.

  • Open Door Special Education Center, Jos, Plateau State

They provide special care for children with intellectual disabilities, delays and developmental delay such as Mental retardation, autism, ASD, cerebral palsy, dyslexia, Down syndrome, reading disability, dyslexia, speech and language delay, articulation disorder, learning disability. They are located at Open Doors Special Education Centre off Liberty Boulevard in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

  • C.A..D.E.T Academy, Abuja

C.A.D.E.T. Academy is a research- and evidence-based special needs education and learning program located in Abuja, Nigeria. C.A.D.E.T means Comprehensive Autism and Related Disabilities Education and Training Academy.

The Academy adopts either an inclusive or intensive one-on-one approach, under a loving atmosphere, and applies research-based and evidence-based educational procedures to exchange undesirable habits and behavior with acceptable and desirable ones.

  • Otana Hearing Centre, Port Harcourt

They help children with hearing loss enjoy sounds, voices, people and conversations in their lives. Their services include: Hearing assessment, hearing aid manufacture and dispensing, ear molds manufacturing and hearing conservation programmes, empowering your child with communication ability into the family and society.

  • Centre for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

CADD is a Non-Governmental Organization focusing on autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. They aim to encourage early intervention for individuals with autism and those who may be at risk of the condition.

  • Anthos House, Lekki, Lagos

Anthos House is an autism school in Lagos. They believe in an integrated approach to education, care and therapy while being committed to strong academic progress delivered as functional skills. The core purpose of Anthos House is to deliver broad, balanced and relevant learning programmes to our learners, which take into account each child’s unique needs and abilities. They are located at 1, Platinum Way, Opposite Jakande First Gate, Lekki Phase II, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Royal School of Therapy Education, Abuja

Royal school of therapy is a non-profit private school comprising General Education and Special Education services for students (Kindergarten to High School for General Education; Kindergarten to Adulthood for Special Education) services for students with and without disabilities.

They provide educational therapy and academic tutoring for students with learning difficulties due to academic challenges, disabilities and traumatic brain injury.

  • Olg Health Foundation and Autism Centre, Abuja

Our Lady of Guadalupe Health Foundation/Autism Centre is a foundation that offers biomedical intervention for children in the Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Nigeria with a Defeat Autism Now (DAN) trained doctor using the world recognized DAN protocol. OLG is located inside LEA Primary school opposite Oando filling station, Alex Ekwueme Way, Jabi, and Abuja FCT in Nigeria.

Special Needs Schools in Lagos Nigeria

Below are the special needs schools in Lagos Nigeria:

  • Anthos House, Lekki, Lagos

Anthos House is an autism school in Lagos. They believe in an integrated approach to education, care and therapy while being committed to strong academic progress delivered as functional skills. The core purpose of Anthos House is to deliver broad, balanced and relevant learning programmes to our learners, which take into account each child’s unique needs and abilities. They are located at 1, Platinum Way, Opposite Jakande First Gate, Lekki Phase II, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Benola, Lekki

They are a non-government organization focused on professionally networking families, friends, healthcare professional, caregivers and educators in order to keep them abreast of current trends and better management options for Cerebral Palsy.

  • Modupe Cole Memorial Child, Lagos

Modupe Cole Memorial was founded as far back as 1960. The school supports children with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, etc. The school runs both academic and vocational.

  • Start Right Center, Lagos

Start Right Center is a special school for children who have traits of autism, Attention Deficit Disorder and other learning difficulties. The school is located at 24 Ayinde Giwa Street, Surulere, Lagos

  • Patrick Speech and Language Centre, Ikeja, Lagos

PSLC provides specialized educational services for individuals living with Autism in Nigeria. They are located at Patrick Speech and Languages Centre 13b Remi-Fani Kayode Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos.

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