Schools for special needs in Kenya [Contacts and location]

Below is a list of an updated list of schools for special needs in Kenya to help you know where you can take your child for education and other developmental needs if he/she has a disability (abled differently).

Schools for special needs in Kenya [Contacts and location]

Please note that this list of schools for special needs in Kenya includes both public and private special needs schools in Kenya.

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Schools for special needs in Kenya [list of special schools in Kenya with contacts and location information]

Kibirigwi Special School

Kibirigwi Special School is one of the best known public special needs school in Kenya and has been operating since 1983.

Telephone: 020 3318581

 

Acorn Special Tutorials

Acorn is an excellent special education school as well as teacher training facility and it’s one of the best private special schools in Nairobi.

Acorn believes that every child has innate potential to excel in a big way to reach their fullest potential.

Telephone: 0725 959137

 

Aquinoe Learning Centre

Located in Kitale County (along Kapenguria- Lodwar road), Aquinoe Learning Centre mostly serves kids living with disabilities (and many other special needs) in and around Kitale.

Telephone:  0733-750197 /0733-897513 / 0720-286365

Bright Hill Special School and Assessment Centre

Established in 2001, Bright Hills Special needs School offers the 8-4-4 education system and caters to kids with myriad learning difficulties.

Telephone:  0722-352-736 / 0721-597-900

 

Embu Special School for Mentally Handicapped

Embu Special School is one of the most famous special schools for mentally challenged in the Eastern Kenya region.

Telephone:   +254 068 30199

 

Homa Bay Children’s Home Academy

This is both a Children’s Home and an inclusive education private Primary School.

It is in Asego (near HomaBay Town).

Telephone: +254 059-22312

 

Karatina Special School for Mentally Handicapped

This  public primary school is found in Karatina, Nyeri county.

Telephone: +254 061-20371378

 

Dagoretti Special School

This is in Uthiru/Ruthimitu and is managed by an NGO/CBO. It is both a day and boarding special school.

Telephone: 0722 299127

 

Kenya Institute for the Blind

This is one of the most popular special schools for the blind in Kenya.

The is an authorized National Braille Resource Centre(for Blind Persons) by the Education Ministry.

Website: https://keib.or.ke/  (Visit the website for the Kenya society for the blind contacts)

Kibos School for the Blind

This school is in Winam (near Kisumu Town), in Kisumu County.

Telephone: +254 05743135

 

Kenya Community Centre for Learning (KCCL)

KCCL is a top-notch non-profit making community special school offering alternative education to handicapped learners aged 6 – 21 years.

Website: https://www.kccl.ac.ke/

 

 

Mathare Special Training Centre(MSTC)

MSTC is a public education institution for both special education (foundational) and vocational training.

It serves learners with varying degrees of intellectual disability.

Telephone: 0721 652969

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Matharespecial/

Mombasa Secondary School for the Physically Handicapped(MSSPH)

MSSPH was started by Round Table-Mombasa 3- to cater to the learning needs of physically handicapped boys.

Telephone: 0722 303196

 

S.A Joytown Secondary School

This is one of the most popular special schools for physically challenged learners in Thika (it’s along Kenyatta Highway) and one of the leading special boarding schools in Kenya.

Telephone: 0720 490237 (email: info@sajoytownsecondary.org)

 

The Grangeville School

Grangeville School is one of the special international schools offering British School Curriculum in Kenya.

Telephone: 0716 916274

 

The Salvation Army Thika Primary

The Salvation Army sponsored Thika Primary is one of the oldest special schools in Thika.

Telephone:   +254 06721691

 

·        Special schools for the deaf in Kenya

 

Iten School for the Deaf

This public special school is located in Keiyo North (Kamariny area)- Sergoit Road, Iten.

Telephone:  +254-053-52045

Kaaga School for the Deaf

This public primary special school is in Mulathankari (Miriga Mieru East), near Meru Town

Telephone: (254) 64 – 32207

 

Kambui School for the Deaf  -One of the special schools in Kiambu county

Kambui School is in Ting’ang’a, Kiambu road, Kiambu.

Telephone: 020 2091354

 

Kapsabet School for the Deaf

Kapsabet School for the Deaf is in Emgwen Location, Kapsabet sub-county in Nandi North.

Telephone: 053 52045

 

Kerugoya School for the Deaf

This public primary special school is in Kerugoya, Kirinyaga county.

Telephone: +254-060-21221

 

Kibarani School for the Deaf

Kibarani is adjacent To Kibarani Primary School along Kilifi-Ganze Road in Kilifi township.

Telephone: +254207122005

 

Kitui School for the Deaf

Kitui School for the Deaf(KSTD) is located along Kalimani road in Kitui.

Telephone: +254 044 23053

 

Kuja Special Secondary School for the Deaf

Kuja Special Secondary School is l in Central Kamagambo in Rongo, Migori County

Telephone: 059 42057

 

Model Center for Deaf Education and Training

Model Center for the deal is in Kitengela, Ololoitikoshi.

Telephone: 0722948565

 

Mumias Primary School for the Deaf

This is a government special needs boarding school (Boys and Girls) that caters to the educational needs of special needs students.

The school is located in Mumias.

Telephone: 056 641007

 

Tumu Tumu School for the Deaf

Tumu Tumu School for the Deaf is a special needs public institution in Mathira, Nyeri county.

Email address: tumutumuschdeaf@yahoo.com

Ziwani School for the Deaf

Located in Mombasa (in Tudor), Ziwani School for the Deaf is a special needs public primary school.

Telephone: 020 3318581

 

Rev. Muhoro Secondary School

This school for the Deaf is in Mukurwe-Ini (Nyeri county) .

Rev Muhoro  is one of the best known special needs secondary schools in Kenya.

Telephone:  0719822683

 

Chekombore Special School for the Deaf

Chekombore is a special needs public primary school in Sabatia (near Busali East Town), Sabatia Constituency.

Telephone: Not available

 

Karen Technical Training Institute

This is a dedicated vocational and technical skills training school for the deaf and one of the biggest public special needs technical institutes in Kenya.

Website: http://kttideaf.ac.ke/

 

Ngara school for the deaf

Another school with a good reputation among the special schools and units in Nairobi County is the Ngara school for the deaf.

Telephone: +254 051-41151 / 0722-362086

Schools for special needs in Kenya – Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)

How many special schools are there in Kenya?

We counted about 46 special schools when compiling this article. We think there are more than that since some of these schools do not have a presence on the web.

 

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CPA John Gitahi is a former college lecturer and has been involved in education all his life. He's passionate about helping young people make great career choices. He studied Commerce and ICT at the University and runs several successful online entreprises. He is also an avid traveller.

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