Hong Kong student battles neurodegenerative disease to clear DSE exams hurdle

//Hong Kong student battles neurodegenerative disease to clear DSE exams hurdle

Hong Kong student battles neurodegenerative disease to clear DSE exams hurdle

While most of the nearly 50,000 candidates of Hong Kong’s university entrance exams finish off their papers within just a few hours, Ching Chun-ho needs almost twice as long.The 20-year-old student from Hong Kong Red Cross John F Kennedy Centre – a special education school for pupils with physical disabilities – was diagnosed aged two with neurodegenerative disease, which weakens his control over speech and movement.Ching was allowed to take the Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exam on the…

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