Georgetown - Post Report Question and Answers

What accommodations do schools make for special-needs kids?

I would not take a child with any special needs to Guyana. - Apr 2024

None. GIA simply doesn’t have the resources to handle special-needs kids. - Aug 2019

Likely none- Guyana is not handicapped friendly and generally special needs kids and handicapped kids are not let into the schools. You will likely find them as cheap labor somewhere or as "specialty beggars" at market entrances. - Apr 2014

I do not think there are any formal programs available to those with special needs. - May 2012

GIA has limited capacity to handle special-needs children, although they seem to have had very few issues with my child's mild ADHD.The small class sizes and loads of personal attention from teachers and staff are great for kids who need extra assistance, whether academically advanced or slightly challenged. GIA (or any school) would be very difficult for children with mobility issues -- Guyana, as a whole, is not the place to come. - Mar 2012

None that I know of. The local education system is not good unless it is with a private school, and I don't know of any that accommodate or have curriculum for special needs children. Do not believe government reports with literacy statistics or touting the services to special needs children. - Feb 2012

I am not aware of any. There is a local school here for special needs kids. - Feb 2010

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