Saint John of God Hospitaller Services
 
   
 

Child Development Centre

The Centre provides medical care, rehabilitation, education and support services to children and adolescents with special needs and their immediate care givers to help them reach their optimal level of functioning and independence. Programs include:

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Special Education and pre-vocational training to children with disabilities at Elvira Institute of Special Education.
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Education and support to parents/ guardians of children with a disability and or epilepsy.
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Community based rehabilitation for children with a disability and/or epilepsy. Community based rehabilitation clinics are conducted at Luwinga, Chibavi, Zolozolo, Doroba, Choma, SOS Village and Susa.
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Supplementary feeding to malnourished children attending community based rehabilitation clinics. 
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Early identification and rehabilitation of children with a disability [PORTAGE].
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Special Olympics to increase awareness of own worth, courage, competitive spirit and capacity to grow and improve among children with a disability and special needs.
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Pre-vocational training in home management, carpentry, horticulture, and tailoring.
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Preparation for Post School.
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Day care class – offer respite to families/guardians of children with severe to profound disabilities
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Psychosocial support and spiritual accompaniment for children and their carers

 
 
   
Early Childhood Intervention   Elvira Institute of Spcial Education   Parent Support Group
 
     
 
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