About Little Gems

Little Gems Intervention Services are committed to offering the best quality service to the Special needs community within South Africa. As a leading specialist care provider in the Gauteng area, we have established a specialized facility, including a Learning center, Residential/boarding and Respite Care for Children and Young Adults with learning and physical Disabilities.

Little Gems  is open all year round and offer places to children and young adults, with complex needs, also known as special needs, these include severe and complex, profound and multiple learning difficulties, language and communication impairments, Epilepsy, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Behaviour Disturbance, Cerebral Palsy, Down’s Syndrome.

Founded by Kerry Hackeson who is originally from the UK, she has over 30 years of experience in the field of Early intervention and behavioural issues. Kerry is the mother of a special needs child and has established and managed a successful residential care facility in Dubai UAE whilst she was living there for 15 years.

Little Gems is passionate about offering the latest up to date staff training to be able to offer the highest quality of care.


Our fees are as follows:

Full Time Residential - R 16 350 per month (payable for 12 months)

Day Care - R 5540 per month

Respite Care - R 650 per night

A one month deposit applies to all programmes.