• If You Love A Special Needs Child
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    - By Liza Hall - South Africa today is not a society that has much support for parents or family life. As most families have two working parents nowadays, one must continually seek creative alternatives to meet the challenges of balancing work-life, demanding schools and parenting.These challenges are increased exponentially for parents of special-needs children as they are greeted with many ‘different’ challenges including lack of support and some serious Read More
  • The SEAl Academy has moved
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    - By The SEAL Academy - Change can be a difficult thing. We tend to commonly resist change, however change is inevitable. It can be stressful especially when it is unknown and uncertain.However, change is necessary for growth. While it may be very comfortable to stay in a place of familiarity, we will never grow if we are unwilling to move beyond what is comfortable.  Change takes courage and commitment. Read More
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    By The SEAL Academy Fasting happens in the 9th month of the Islamic calendar called Ramadan. It’s 30 days of no eating or drinking from dawn to dusk. The fast is a deep act of personal worship to get closer to God.  “Sometimes real superheroes live in the hearts of little children fighting big battles” We are incredibly proud a very dedicated young man. Aqeel has managed to keep all his Read More
  • Special needs ASD Down Syndrome
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    - By The SEAL Academy - Parents of children with learning disabilities sometimes feel at a loss when it comes to their child’s education. While mentally impaired children have much in common with the typically developing child, they do embody a unique learning profile which requires specific strategies to support learning.Parents may wonder how to best help their children learn. Among the many things to consider are how to best develop gross and Read More
  • SEAL Academy makes Cupcakes for the homeless
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    By The SEAL Academy This Friday’s “Baker-Baker” skills development was dedicated to helping others. Our children made cupcakes filled with happiness and iced with love.  “A persons most useful asset is not a head full of knowledge, but a heart full of love and a hand willing to help others.”  Carmen handed them out that evening at a shelter in Durban and were greatly appreciated. SEAL Academy Making Cupcakes For Read More
  • Feeding the homeless - special needs children
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    By The SEAL Academy Every day, there are opportunities to be purposeful about fostering empathy as a life skill. These small efforts are good for us, good for our kids, and good for society.The SEAL Academy focusses on emotional IQ in our skills development classes, which include community service by giving to those in need.  “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa Our Read More
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    Sometimes, life has a way of surprising you! A recent visit by the wonderful staff of Standard Bank shared Services in Greyville has left us feeling humbled by their kindness. A cheque to the value of R5000 was handed over to the SEAL Academy @tap! This donation of funds was raised BY THE STAFF themselves and given to us, as they brought out their mismatched socks for World Down Syndrome Awareness Day 2019. Read More
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    By The SEAL Academy This is a picture of Matt at the #sharktank …. Happy much? A huge Thank you to The Sharks for hosting us today. What an incredible day of opportunity for our little specials #sharksforever#OurSharksForever Spread the word Facebook-f Twitter Google-plus-g Linkedin-in Snapchat Read More
  • QUACCS Golfers Donate
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    By The SEAL Academy Absolutely blown away by QACCS KZN for their wonderful and incredibly needed donation, which was handed over to us at the Durban Country Club this week. I got to give a talk to a room full of men, and explain the difficulties both parents, children and educators go through in order to provide the best for these little children of ours.    We will be putting this Read More