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 “At SAP we play computer almost every day. I don’t like the class-work but I love computer! There is one game I like very much, and at the beginning of that game I always have to type my name. At first I my teacher had to type, but now I know which keys to use.

Yesterday I was moved to another teacher’s group. That teacher did not know that I can’t write my name, and I felt very bad when she told me to do so. When she was not looking I sneaked to the computer lab. I quickly copied the letters on the keys that make my name. When I returned my teacher was annoyed that I went out, but she praised me because I had my name right!”

 

 

 

 ...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.

August 2017

No holiday for FonixGH: remedial reading during vacation classes

Most schools are on vacation but FonixGH has been making impact in the past weeks! A large number of children in SAP's vacation classes have problems in reading, and SAP's teachers use FonixGH to help remediate these problems.                                                           Read more here

June 2017

Children's Story: Joshua, Learning to Read and Count at Age 11

Joshua dropped out of school in class 3 but was later readmitted to class 1 because he couldn't read, write nor spell his name. He dropped out again apparently due to his learning problems and migrated to the street to avoid being forced to go back to school.

                                                                      Read More here    

August 2017

ICGC Youth Group Beautifies SAP for free

The Revolution Group of ICGC,  Christ Temple, Omega  Youth Generation  caused great excitement among  SAP staff and children when  the group  contacted and informed  SAP that  they wanted to paint  the  organisation's  premises for free.

                                                            Read more here

August 2017

"Thank you"

Special "Thank You" to the Rotary Club of Accra for presenting SAP with a Certificate of Appreciation. SAP is also grateful for the unique platform to meet the club and share information on learning difficulties. 

Read more here

April 2017

SAP Participate in National Philanthropy Forum

SAP delegation comprising Margaretha Ubels, Project Coordinator and Richard Opoku, Programmes Manager attended the 2nd National Philanthropy Forum and Excellence Awards in Accra. The two-day summit was under the theme “Philanthropists as Agents for National Development”. The Philanthropy Forum-Ghana organised the forum.                                                            Read more here