Carrie Ng Gui-di, who has a 12-year-old daughter with ADHD, speaks at the March 7 launch event for a survey detailing the struggles of families caring for those with special needs amid the Covid-19 epidemic. Photo: Dickson Lee Carrie Ng Gui-di, who has a 12-year-old daughter with ADHD, speaks at the March 7 launch event for a survey detailing the struggles of families caring for those with special needs amid the Covid-19 epidemic. Photo: Dickson Lee
Carrie Ng Gui-di, who has a 12-year-old daughter with ADHD, speaks at the March 7 launch event for a survey detailing the struggles of families caring for those with special needs amid the Covid-19 epidemic. Photo: Dickson Lee

Coronavirus: Hongkongers caring for special needs individuals at ‘breaking point’ as vital services are scaled back

  • Survey shows respondents, many in lower-income brackets, dealing with lack of sleep, shortened tempers and depression as pressure mounts at home
  • Lawmaker calls on government to green light allowance for those caring for relatives at home along with new funds for treatment and training services

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Carrie Ng Gui-di, who has a 12-year-old daughter with ADHD, speaks at the March 7 launch event for a survey detailing the struggles of families caring for those with special needs amid the Covid-19 epidemic. Photo: Dickson Lee Carrie Ng Gui-di, who has a 12-year-old daughter with ADHD, speaks at the March 7 launch event for a survey detailing the struggles of families caring for those with special needs amid the Covid-19 epidemic. Photo: Dickson Lee
Carrie Ng Gui-di, who has a 12-year-old daughter with ADHD, speaks at the March 7 launch event for a survey detailing the struggles of families caring for those with special needs amid the Covid-19 epidemic. Photo: Dickson Lee
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