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Sunshine Association offers a range of courses aimed at supporting professionals, caregivers, communities and families in their stimulation and development of children with disabilities.

is an indigenous, unique training programme developed by the Sunshine Association. It is a practical and hands on course presented by qualified trainers. The course is based on normal development for the age group 0 - 4 years.


  • 3 day course for people with level 4 qualification
  • 5 day course for people with a qualification below level 4 or matric.

On completion participants will be able to:

  • Clearly understand developmental areas
  • Be able to assess and determine areas of difficulties or delays
  • Know how to stimulate children, especially in areas of difficulties or delays
  • Be able to structure an intervention programme with activities and home care programmes.
  • Be empowered to help children with disabilities and developmental delays reach their full potential.

The main aim of this programme is to create awareness and skill regarding issues around including children with disabilities in regular ECD programmes and community life. The course is based on development for the age group 4 - 7 years.

Community development

The Sunshine Association is committed to growing the capacity of emerging projects for children with disabilities / delays. Over time the years we have designed a unique model that is implemented together with the community - based projects.