Special Hope Network relies on Zambian nationals to staff its various programs; therefore we have a significant focus on training teachers, parents, caretakers and specialists. We offer a variety of different courses within a range of different settings. Special Hope provides Sign Language courses to organizations who work with and families of children who have intellectual disabilities. We speak on behalf of kids with disabilities at medical conferences, and in front of church congregations. Special Hope hosts seminars on specific topics like Autism Spectrum Disorders, and provides ongoing training to employees.Training will always be an important and unique aspect of SHN.