Autism education center to be established on Batam

Posted on March 11, 2013

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An autism education center to serve the Riau Islands will be established in Batam, Riau Islands, at a cost of Rp 4 billion.

According to the head of the Riau Islands Education Agency, the center will provide an opportunity for autistic children from disadvantaged families to obtain an education.

He said that to date education for autistic children had only be provided by the private sector. However, the fees were high and thus such education was out of the reach of the poor.

Autism education center to be established on Batam

Autism education center to be established on Batam

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