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Shanghai: Calls for autism schools; mainstream school "unable to provide"

Sept 14, 2018, Daily: Forum calls for new schools for autistic children http://english.eastday.com/Shanghai/auto/u1ai8606919.html DISABILITY advocates and medical experts called for schools built specifically for autistic children at a forum held in Jing’an District yesterday. Mainstream schools are unable to provide personalized classes and meet the demands of autistic children, a headache for many families with these children, many of whom are forced to home school. … “The State Council pointed out in 2015 that schools for autistic children are encouraged, but so far, we don’t have any,” said Cao Xiaoxia,