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Altitude introduces special education for pupils with disabilities


By Damilola Kushimo

The Proprietress of Altitude International School, Okota Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Alhaja Ramota Waya-Abass has introduced vocational centre where the students could learn handiworks and special education for the students with disabilities especially the deaf and dumb.


She informed that she had to invest on facilities that were needed for the special education both at primary and secondary level while developing the regular school.



According to her, there is need to development every child whether having disability challenges or not as everybody is relevant the development of the society.


She said: “We are trying to build great minds, to educate students in various ways to make them complete human beings.



“We saw the need to cater for the students with disabilities especially the deaf and dumb and that is why we introduced special education. We have facilities for all kinds of our students. The school is well equipped with laboratories to educate students in the areas of physics, biology, chemistry, home economics and computer.


“The school started way back in 1996 with just five students, but today it has creche, nursery, primary and college with more than 400 students with several awards from Ministry, charity home, community, mosque and school competitions to our credit. “