Lilongwe - Post Report Question and Answers

What accommodations do schools make for special-needs kids?

None that I'm aware of. - Jul 2020

I cannot speak to this personally just yet, but my daughter has been referred to occupational therapy testing and there are two places that receive good marks close to the BMIS campus. - Feb 2020

Special need accommodations can be done for minor issues. This is not a good place to bring a child who needs a lot of help. - Jul 2017

Best to contact the schools directly, but I believe special needs accommodations are limited, if at all. - Oct 2016

There seem to be some accommodations for kids with special needs but not much and not exceptional, although this might be slowly changing. - Aug 2015

BMIS is attentive to your child's development and carves out time to focus on their needs but has limited additional resources. Sandi is good for occupational therapy. - Sep 2013

I know that there are not many accommodations for kids with special needs. It is dependent upon who is currently in country at the schools and whether they can provide support. - Sep 2012

At BMIS there are specialists who meet with students to handle reading issues. They can also recommend sources of outside assistance that are available in the area. - Sep 2009

BMIS has a specialist teacher. However, children with learning challenges will probably not get the support required to help them thrive. - Jul 2009

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