A Step Forward for Children with Autism in Tajikistan
June 11, 2013 by Kate Lapham Education Support Program 2 comments
Amina is 12 years old. She was born in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, and at the age six was diagnosed in Moscow with autism. Amina’s mother has struggled to get her support services and tried enrolling her in a mainstream school in Dushanbe. However, the school staff and teachers in Amina’s local school did not understand the special needs of a child with an autism spectrum disorder...
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