SUPPORT SERVICES

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Where Every Voice Is Heard Where Every Sign Is Seen

ANDREW MURRAY CLINIC

PSYCHOLOGISTS

Our school psychologist assists our learners to succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. Additionally, the school psychologist works closely with educators, parents and other professionals to create a safe, healthy, and supportive learning environment.

AUDIOLOGIST
SPEECH THERAPIST

The school Audiologist is involved in the identification, assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and management of hearing loss of our learners. As speech therapists, they work closely with learners who have various speech abilities. They also assist learners who may show signs of language and communication barriers.

SOCIAL WORKER

The school’s social worker addresses the social and psychological concerns that may hinder academic progress. The social worker attends to the aforementioned concerns that affect learners’ safety, welfare, their ability to learn, and their family’s ability to manage aspects of their lives.

AUDIOLOGY ASSISTANT

The Audiologist’s assistant supports the Audiologist and does minor repairs to hearing aids.

SCHOOL NURSE

The school nurse provides care with regards to injuries; provides screening and referral for health conditions. The school nurse also accompanies learners on medical appointments.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

INCLUSIVE EDUCATION TEAM

The Inclusive Education Team offers support to our Clinic Team and also travels to other school’s to offer assistance where needed.

PSYCHOLOGIST

The psychologist assists our learners in succeeding academically, socially, behaviourally and emotionally.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Our occupational therapist aids learners with specific needs to improve their cognitive, physical, and motor skills and as a result, enhance their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.

REMEDIAL TEACHER

The remedial teacher determines spelling, reading and writing problems through diagnostic tests. Recommendations are made by the remedial teacher and communicated to teachers and parents.

AUDIOLOGY ASSISTANT

The Audiologist’s Assistant supports the Audiologist and does minor repairs to hearing aids.

SCHOOL NURSE

The school nurse provides care for injuries, provides screening and referral for health conditions and also accompanies learners on medical appointments.

CONSULTANTS

The school receives assistance from doctors from other capacities. These doctors or consultants offer one session each Wednesday.
SERVICES INCLUDE:
  • Pediatrician consultations
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist consultations
THE SECOND GROUP OF CONSULTANTS INCLUDE:
  • A Psychiatrist
  • A yearly visit from The Department of Human
  • Genetics of Tygerberg Hospital
  • Dental services yearly