Special Education Unit

The Special Education Unit has as its responsibility the supervision of Special Education schools and units island-wide that are Government-owned or Government-aided, and those which receive special grants. The unit also supervises special education facilities in private homes and community-based schools and groups.  In addition, the unit offers curriculum supervision and monitoring services, and facilitates training, networking, assessment and programme planning. The unit monitors the special education programme for children through six areas: Hearing Impairments, Visual Impairments, Physical Impairments, Mental Retardation, Giftedness and Learning Disabilities.

For further information please contact the:

Assistant Chief Education Officer

Special Education Unit

Ministry of Education

Caenwood Centre

37 Arnold Road

Kingston 5

Tel: 876-967-2312


Fax: 876-967-2312