Hong Kong has more than 57,000 students with special educational needs, whose learning requirements have become difficult to meet because schools have remained shut due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: ShutterstockHong Kong has more than 57,000 students with special educational needs, whose learning requirements have become difficult to meet because schools have remained shut due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong has more than 57,000 students with special educational needs, whose learning requirements have become difficult to meet because schools have remained shut due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Shutterstock

For Hong Kong students with special needs, coronavirus pandemic is harming more than just education – it can make their symptoms worse

  • Parents struggling to provide adequate learning environments for children who need help from professional educators on a daily basis
  • City has more than 57,000 pupils with special needs ranging from ADHD and autism to physical disabilities

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong has more than 57,000 students with special educational needs, whose learning requirements have become difficult to meet because schools have remained shut due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: ShutterstockHong Kong has more than 57,000 students with special educational needs, whose learning requirements have become difficult to meet because schools have remained shut due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong has more than 57,000 students with special educational needs, whose learning requirements have become difficult to meet because schools have remained shut due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Shutterstock
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