It is hard for special needs children to get the help they need in mainstream primary schools, parents say. At best, they get speech training and more time in exams. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong’s special needs children not getting the therapy they need past the age of six

Community group asks government to extend subsidies for therapy from preschool to primary school pupils, as some low-income parents are using the bulk of their funds for private sessions

Topic |   Hong Kong schools

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It is hard for special needs children to get the help they need in mainstream primary schools, parents say. At best, they get speech training and more time in exams. Photo: David Wong
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Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi

Su Xinqi covers Hong Kong-mainland relational issues for the Post's Hong Kong desk. She has previously worked for Reuters and Initium Media in a variety of roles including researcher, content producer, and news editor.