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Download the Special Needs Profile (2023 Special Needs- China, Hong Kong) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.

Infographic on special needs education in Hong Kong at the assisted school Hong Kong International School. In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD MODERATE. The school is able and willing to accommodate students within the following categories: hearing impaired-no physically and orthopedically impaired- yes visually impaired-no autistic- no specifically learning disabled-no intellectually disabled- no behaviorally/emotionally disturbed-no multiple disabilities-no other health impairment-no speech or language impaired- yes traumatic brain injury- no Special needs support services include: teacher accommodations-yes teacher accommodations learning support teacher- yes learning support teacher- yes co-teaching/team teaching in the classroom- no academic support class secondary school- yes support special needs preschoolers-no use of IEP and ILP- yes The school does not have a self-contained classroom. Maximum hours per week per student for push in 2.5 for pull out 1.5. Special needs support staff in the school include: Nurse-5 Psychologist-1 Social Worker-0 Special Needs Coordinator-0 Learning Support Teacher-14 Guidance Counselor-18 Services are available in English at post for the following: psychoeducational assessment- yes speech therapy-yes occupational therapy-yes physical therapy-yes behavior and/or autism specialist (ABA/Behavior Plan/Interventions)-yes social skills group/social skills training-yes US credentialed reading specialist- yes reading remediation-yes reading programs for Dyslexia (Ortho Gillingham etc.)-yes math specialist-yes The school can provide the following: 1:1 classroom aide-yes special transportation- no transportation paraprofessional- no

Hong Kong International School (HKIS) is a private, coeducational, college preparatory school for students from reception one (pre-K) to grade 12. Since 1966, HKIS has provided an American-style education grounded in the Christian faith. The school encourages student achievement in an inspiring environment, and its programs reflect the multicultural and international character of the student body. HKIS offers an inclusive learning environment for over 2,900 students of 42 nationalities and diverse religious backgrounds. The school year is comprised of two semesters, extending approximately from mid-August to mid-June.

This is intended to provide general information. Prospective users of the schools may wish to inquire further of A/OPR/OS or contact the school directly for more specific and up-to-the-minute information. Information and statistics are current as of September 2022 and provided by the school.

NOTE: School situations can change quickly, particularly as schools face cutbacks to learning support programs due to the pandemic, unrest, and economic uncertainty. For the most current information, work with the REO and school. Information in this document was collected by the Department of State’s Office of Overseas Schools directly from the school in fall 2022 and shows the availability of services rather than an assessment of the quality of the services. The profile is intended as a jumping off point for a conversation with the REO and school to understand the best fit for your child. Definitions may vary school to school.

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