As a national school, Joytown enrolls both girls and boys from all over Kenya. It is a renown institution providing a humble and encouraging environment for persons with physical impairments. The following is a list of the various categories of impairments catered for :

  1. Poliomyletis                                                             14. Paraplegia – congenital or acquired
  2. Spina Bifida                                                             15. Bladder Incontinence
  3. Cerebral Palsy                                                         16. Asthma
  4. Oesteogenesis Imperfecta                                     17. Epilepsy
  5. Osteoporosity                                                         18. T.B – Spine
  6. Amputee/ Ammelia                                               19. T.B – Bones
  7. Muscular Dystrophy                                              20. Speech Impaired
  8. Talipes/Club limbs                                                 21. Poor Eyesight
  9. Arthrogryposis                                                        22. Mild Mental Handicap
  10. Stunted growth/Dwarfism                                  23 Spinal injury
  11. Flexed knees/deformed                                        24.Sickle cell anemia
  12. Ankles/shorten limbs
  13. Hydrocephalus

 

Rehabilitative mobility devices vary depending on the nature and
extent of impairment. Some of the devices used include;

  1. Prosthesis/Jaipur legs
  2. Special polio shoes/polio boots
  3. Splints/hand supports
  4. Leg braces/calipers either above the knee or below the knee
  5. Crutches either auxiliary (Armpit) or elbow crutches
  6. Wheelchairs
  7. Walkers

 

Most students are undergoing rehabilitative clinics such as physiotherapy and corrective
surgery to improve some of the conditions. The following institutions serve as our main referral hospitals;

  • Kikuyu PCEA Mission Hospital
  • AIC Kijabe Bethany Kids & CURE International
  • Thika Level 5 Hospital