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(Rep. of Georgia) School for autistic opens; parents complained about lack of services

Sept 13, 2018 [Republic of] Georgia Today: School to Be Opened for Children with Autism http://georgiatoday.ge/news/12251/School-to-Be-Opened-for-Children-with-Autism- A rehabilitation center and school for children with autism will be built in Tbilisi, on territory that the state will allocate, said Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze. "The center will be designed for 230 beneficiaries, which is an important support strategy for our children and their families," he added…. How many people suffer from autism in Georgia is not clear; however, parents of these children repeatedly complain about the lack of rehabilitation centers. In 2013, the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia opened integrated classes in state schools throughout the country within the framework of the program Promoting Inclusive Education. Since then, experts have been working on improving the model. …