There are many types of SEN, parents should check the child as soon as possible to avoid missing the golden period of rehabilitation.
The following are the institutions and centers that provide autism testing/assessment:
Kowloon Assessment Centers
Hong Kong Island Assessment Centers
New Territories Assessment Centers
When a child is really unfortunately assessed for autism, parents should choose appropriate treatments for their needs, including speech therapy, game therapy, behavioral therapy, etc.
The following are the institutions and centers that provide treatment for autism:
Kowloon Treatment Centers
Hong Kong Island Treatment Centers
New Territories Treatment Centers
Pre-school Rehabilitation Services
If your child has been assessed as having autism, then they should be supported early to help them adjust to their daily lives and learning environment so that they can grow up and develop their potential. The Social Welfare Department and the Education Bureau provide services for pre-school and school-age children respectively. The Department of Health and the Hospital Authority also provide follow-up services.
In addition, many social service organizations also provide non-funded self-financing services to fill the gaps in services. . These services are self-funded, and low-income families can tell the social service agencies whether there are any fee reduction arrangements.
1. Early Education and Training Centre
It is designed mainly for disabled children from birth to the age of two, providing them with early intervention programmes with particular emphasis on the role of the disabled child’s family. Disabled children aged two to under six can also receive the service if they are not concurrently receiving other pre-school rehabilitation services, which will facilitate their integration into the mainstream education system.
Eligibility for the Service
Disabled children from birth to six.
2. Integrated Programme in Kindergarten-cum-Child Care Centre
It provides training and care to mildly disabled pre-schoolers in an ordinary kindergarten-cum-child care centre with a view to facilitating their future integration into the mainstream education as well as in the society.