What accommodations do schools make for special-needs kids?

They make minor accommodations at OIS. Generally, the country does really well with the special needs population, but because OIS is private, it wasn't easy/natural to get the services that would be available to the local population. Also, while English is widely spoken, some special needs services were less available in English. Therapists, for example, may not be willing or feel comfortable speaking to children in English because of the vocabulary needed. - Jan 2020


I know there are extensive services for Norwegians here, but don't have any knowledge of them or if they are available to ex-pats or not. See my note about schools above regarding the International school. - Jun 2015


Check with the International School - their policy has changed in the last year. - Aug 2011


New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

Read More