Ministry of Education, Guyana

National Center for Educational Resource Development (NCERD)

Special Education Needs

The term Special Education Needs is a way to describe students who have learning (exceptionalities) difficulties or disabilities which makes it challenging for them to grasp concepts, access information, master skills and absorb content than other students of similar developmental age.

Oftentimes we hear about the deficiencies but the talents are excluded. Special Education Needs also takes into account students who are gifted.

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