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 ...for Children with Specific Learning Difficulties

Special Attention Project (SAP) is a Ghanaian Non-Governmental Organization that improves the lives of children with Specific Learning Difficulties by spreading information to the public, advocating for learning support for pupils with learning difficulties in mainstream schools, doing research and training on Specific Learning Difficulties as well as providing practical support to out-of-school children with learning difficulties in the streets of Accra.


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Launching of Crowdfunding Campaign

Date: Tuesday, 13th December, 2016

Campaign Theme: “Road to Education”: Help Children with Learning Difficulties

Target: GH₵50,000.00

Want to support? Donate through SAP’s:

 MTN Mobile Money on 054-4700505 or

A/C: 0130084468290801, Ecobank, Darkuman Branch, Accra in the name of Special Attention Project

Thank you for your support!

Imagine that....

.... In school, you found it difficult to remember the letters of the alphabet

.... Your teacher called you ‘dumb’

.... Your classmates could read but you couldn’t make sense of any text

.... Your family said you are good for nothing

 Now imagine that....

.... Your wallet is taken away
.... Your phone is taken away
.... Your keys are taken away
.... All you have is the clothes you wear...

...and you are dropped in the centre of a city that you don't know!

How would you rate your chances of survival?

This is more or less the life scenario of many of the children at SAP. They dropped out of school because they did not receive help for their learning difficulties. Later on they migrated from their communities to the streets of Accra, often as young as ten or eleven years.  

What are Specific Learning Difficulties?

Specific Learning Difficulties are disabilities that affect a particular area of learning, for example reading, mathematics or concentration in persons of average or high intelligence. Specific Learning Difficulties include:






Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


Irlen Syndrome

Aspergers Syndrome

 Information Booklet on Specific Learning Difficulties 



FonixGH is SAP's learning-to-read method specially designed for learners with learning differences.

Previews of the books are now available:


More information about FonixGH

FonixGh and Learning Difficulties

My Story: I Didn't Drop Out Due to Learning Difficulties

Born with any such “gift” as a specific learning difficulty can be confusing and mind bugling at times. But born with this kind of condition in Ghana can be quite depressing without the proper teaching and learning interventions.

 Read more here...

 Power of Practice: Decoration Lessons

 Among the many pre-vocational lessons SAP offers is decoration. Out-of-school children with learning difficulties are introduced to this lesson to help them improve upon their learning apart from the normal classroom lessons.

Read more here....

Donate on Global Giving UK and USA

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