The government encourages pupils with autism to be integrated into ordinary schools, but one expert says they need specialised training first. Photo: ShutterstockThe government encourages pupils with autism to be integrated into ordinary schools, but one expert says they need specialised training first. Photo: Shutterstock
The government encourages pupils with autism to be integrated into ordinary schools, but one expert says they need specialised training first. Photo: Shutterstock

Is Hong Kong neglecting the needs of its autistic pupils?

An expert in special education is urging the government to rethink the way it classifies and handles autistic children and to change its funding policy

Topic |   City Weekend
The government encourages pupils with autism to be integrated into ordinary schools, but one expert says they need specialised training first. Photo: ShutterstockThe government encourages pupils with autism to be integrated into ordinary schools, but one expert says they need specialised training first. Photo: Shutterstock
The government encourages pupils with autism to be integrated into ordinary schools, but one expert says they need specialised training first. Photo: Shutterstock
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