Children With Special Needs

Understand what kind of assistance is available for children with special needs in the Costa Rica school system...

Costa Rica has a number of institutions which provide for children with disabilities, from schools for pupils with hearing and vision impairments to resources for speech therapy and learning difficulties. There are a number of Escuelas de Educación Especial for children with severe disabilities. Schools distributed throughout the country also have access to specialists providing appropriate support for children.

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The organization which oversees special education in Costa Rica is the National Council for Special Education and Rehabilitative Education (Consejo Nacional de Rehabilitación y Educación - CNREE).