Services and Facilities Available to Children with Disabilities in Special Schools of Karachi Region

The paper is based on evidence from a sample of 60 special schools drawn from each of the Karachi region areas. The survey evidence was gathered by the investigators personal visits of each school. This survey is the first large scale survey to focus on the information provided by the special schools‟ principal across the Karachi city. The main purposes of the survey were to the nature and type of services that special schools located in the Karachi region provide, their capacity, and current demand and identify the characteristics including the particular strengths and weaknesses, in relation to current practices.