Half a million children with disabilities have been shut out of South Africa’s schooling system.

WHAT WE DO

Our Siyasizas support children with disabilities and barriers to learning and prevent children at risk of falling behind.
We do this on the basis of every child’s right to health and education as well as the ethos that every child can learn.

Inclusion

INCLUSION

Home-based learning intervention

Therapy programme & Individual Support Plans

Awareness about what is disability

School Readiness

SCHOOL READINESS

Red Flag Screening

Catch-up Programme

Parent Involvement In Early Learning

Support

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Children with disabilities supported

our 2020 impact

Home

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Home-based learning interventions
School Readiness

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Children supported through school readiness
Therapy

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Therapy sessions this year
Parents

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Parents/guardians supported with referral process

Children with disabilities, I mustn’t feel sorry for them. … All I need to do is ask.

LATEST UPDATES

Zulu Dancing

Small steps to success…

July 2020 Newsletter We’re constantly reminded that when working with young children and especially those with disabilities, that small steps need to be celebrated as big achievements because they pave the foundation for all future development. Our Work under Lockdown level 3 Our way of working continues to be impacted by the Lockdown level 3…
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Woman and Child

Supporting children with disabilities, Mbali’s Story

Despite the lockdown we have continued with our Sinezwi, giving parents who we work with an opportunity to share their story and their experiences. This is Mbali’s story Mbali was in Matric when she found out that she was pregnant, she hadn’t given much thought to being a mom. At that time she was living…
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Child Therapy

Occupational Therapy to support Holistic Development

The model which Siyakwazi implements, supports the holistic inclusion and development of a child with a disability. We support early identification and advocate for early intervention. In some instances, supporting developmental delays or barriers to learning, early intervention leads to prevention as we support a child through critical developmental pathways at an early age. At…
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In KwaZulu Natal, the highest number of children not accessed to any form of education, is 117 000.

OUR PARTNERSHIPS

WHERE WE WORK

At the heart of our operation and centrally positioned within the community is the Siyakwazi Resource Centre which was established in 2018. It is here that we coordinate and develop all our programmes and interventions.