The Right to Education for Children with Disabilities Campaign estimates that there are 165 000 disabled children who are out of school.
According to the Department of Basic Education’s Report on National Senior Certificate Examination School Performance Analysis, there is only one special school in Eastern Cape where pupils wrote matric - St Thomas for the Deaf, where only six candidates wrote, three of whom passed.
North West also has one school - Christiana School for the Blind - with five candidates, all of whom passed. Louzanne's school had 16 candidates.
To read the article titled, “Injustice against disabled children,” click here.