Dhaka - Post Report Question and Answers

What accommodations do schools make for special-needs kids?

I don't know, but probably pretty good about it. - Jul 2023

My guess is that only the AISD makes any accommodations for students with special needs. - Sep 2021

None. - Mar 2015

I'm not positive, but I think virtually zero. - Aug 2014

AIS/D is supposed to be good for "middle of the road" kids - too smart or too many special needs and they won't do well there. Don't expect your kid to get an IEP. - Jul 2014

I believe AISD can accommodate some special needs with success and care. No first-hand account. - Aug 2011

There is a school psychologist. There are no special classes. There is at least one special needs kids in the middle school. - Jan 2011

The school recently took a very retrograde attitude towards the daughter of a colleague who was arriving after the opening of the school year in Dhaka. His daughter needed an evaluation for a mild learning disability, and the school administration attempted to force the father of the child to take her out of the country for an assessment, since the school's assessor was "booked up" for a month. The principal also proceeded to mock the quality of the school where the young woman had been studying previously in South America. - Jan 2011

Limited only. - Apr 2010

I have heard they do make accommodations. - Aug 2009

Caution - very little. Communication has been terrible. - Oct 2008

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