Children With Special Needs

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

There are schools in the Philippines that cater to children with special needs and specific learning difficulties. Some of the international schools provide assistance to students with special needs.

For students who need additional support or assistance, requirements may include:

  • Copies of diagnostic test reports and results such as an IEP (Individualised Education Plan) or a learning support profile
  • Medical information relevant to the child’s condition or needs
  • Recommendations from specialists

There are also tutorial or review centers which provide supplementary or additional assistance to students with difficulties in specific subjects.

Contact the Department of Education for further information.

  • The Department of Education
    At: DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City, Metro Manila
    Tel: 02 636 1663 / 02 633 1942
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