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Download the Special Needs Profile (2023 Special Needs- South Africa, Cape Town) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.

Infographic on special needs information for the assisted school in Cape Town, South Africa, American International School of Cape Town. In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD to MODERATE. We have a remedial teacher and facilitator program where we hire qualified individuals to support learning. There are additional fees for this program. Able and willing to accommodate students within the following categories: hearing impaired, visually impaired, physically or orthopedically impaired, specifically learning disabled,  intellectually disabled,  multiple disabilities, other health impairment, speech and language impaired.  Special Needs Support Services include: Teacher accommodations,  Teacher accommodations Learning support teacher, Learning support teacher, co-teaching/team teaching in the classroom, academic support class secondary school, special needs preschoolers, and use of ILP or IEP. Maximum hour per week per child for push in 35 and pull out 20. Special needs support staff in the school includes: 1 psychologist, 1 special needs coordinator, 1 learning support teacher, 2 guidance counselors. Services available at post in English at post include: psychoeducational assessment, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, Behavior and Autism Specialist, Social Skills Group/Social Skills Training, US credentialed reading specialist, reading remediation, Reading programs for dyslexia (orthon gillingham etc), and math specialist. The school will provide 1:1 classroom aide, special transportation,  transportation paraprofessional.

The American International School of Cape Town (AISCT) is a private, not-for-profit coeducational institution founded in 1997. The school educates 460 students from over 50 countries ranging in age between two and 18 years and employs teachers from around the world. The school has an average class size of 16 students with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1. Following the northern hemisphere calendar, the school year begins in August and ends in June.

This is intended to provide general information. Prospective users of the schools may wish to inquire further of A/OPR/OS or contact the school directly for more specific and up-to-the-minute information. Information and statistics are current as of September 2022 and provided by the school.

NOTE: School situations can change quickly, particularly as schools face cutbacks to learning support programs due to the pandemic, unrest, and economic uncertainty. For the most current information, work with the REO and school. Information in this document was collected by the Department of State’s Office of Overseas Schools directly from the school in fall 2022 and shows the availability of services rather than an assessment of the quality of the services. The profile is intended as a jumping off point for a conversation with the REO and school to understand the best fit for your child. Definitions may vary school to school.



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