Asked by : The Hon LAW Chi-kwong
Replied by : SEM
Regarding the provision of further education opportunities for people with disabilities who have completed junior secondary education in special schools, will the Government inform this Council :
There are 55 special schools in Hong Kong which provide education for persons with various disabilities. Of these, 13 offer the ordinary school curriculum, including one school for the visually impaired, four schools for the hearing impaired, seven schools for the physically handicapped and one hospital school. The remaining 41 schools for the mentally handicapped and one school for the visually impaired with mental handicap do not offer the ordinary school curriculum.