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Top 12 Special Schools In Nairobi

By April 14, 2024No Comments3 min read

Top 12 special schools in Nairobi

Early intervention has been said to help children achieve age-appropriate developmental milestones. We have several schools in Nairobi offering specialized care for children with developmental disabilities. Here are several special schools around Nairobi:

  1. Dagoretti special school (Primary)

This school offers the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE), overseen by the Ministry of Education’s Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and run by an NGO or CBO. There’s boarding and day school.

Directions: Kikuyu Road, in or near Nairobi Town, Dagoretti South Constituency, Baringo County, Kenya P.O Box 1965 – 00902 Nairobi, Kenya


  1. Nile Road Special School

Nile Road Special School supports children who face a variety of difficulties, including autism, cerebral palsy, attention deficit disorders, down syndrome, and other mental and physical disabilities.

Location: Nairobi

Contacts: 254-700-896476

  1. The Jacaranda Special School Primary

Location: KIlimani, Kenya

Mixed Day Only.

Contacts: 254 710 492804

  1. Homeside School

They educate children with developmental and learning disabilities.  such as autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mild cerebral palsy, and mild Down syndrome thrive in learning.

They also adequately support children with specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia (reading disability), dyscalculia (arithmetic disability), and dysgraphia (handwriting disability) among others excel in their studies.

Contacts: +254715520598

Directions: Dagoreti Road, Off Ngong Road

  1. Annabelle Schools

Contacts: +254 722 308307


Directions: Buruburu- Harambee Estate

  1. St Gerald’s Centre for Children with Autism

St Gerald’s Centre is a day and boarding facility that provides interventions for kids with autism spectrum disorder. It is situated in Tigoni, Limuru, in Kiambu County. Children between the ages of 3 and 16 are accepted into this institution, which offers

multidisciplinary education programs customized to fit the needs of each kid.

Contacts: 0717 490640

  1. PCEA Kambui School For the Hard Of Hearing

A mixed-boarding elementary school, PCEA Kambui School for the Deaf is situated at Ngewa Location, Githunguri, Kiambu County. The Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) founded this public school in 1963 to assist children with physical disabilities in the community.

This school uses the 8-4-4 educational system for its students.

Contact: 020 2091354

  1. Tree side special school

Treeside is a mixed boarding school that caters to learners who have learning disabilities and intellectual challenges. Treeside admits learners aged from age 7. They offer teaching, training, and rehabilitation services.

Contacts: 0724 481606

Directions: Mwiki Road Kasarani

  1. Fairmile Schools.

The school offers several activities for special kids such as social therapy, horse therapy, a sunrise program, early development interventions, and paramedical interventions.

Location: Waiyaki Way before Sodom Bus Stop

Contacts: 0721699844

  1. Heshima Childrens Centre

Heshima Children Center provides medical intervention, special education, OT, PT, speech, sign language, and horse riding for the students.

Location: Karen

Contact: 0722 489085

  1. Kenya Community Care for Learning

Offers elementary, middle, and high school education for  children with functional needs.

Location: Roysambu, Behind Thika Road Mall

Contacts: +254 734 152 809

  1. Acorn special Tutorials

The school offers therapy sessions to students. Daycare services are also available.

Contact: +254 (0) 703-906-990,

Location: Muhuri Road, Dagoretti

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