World Autism Day highlights lack of resources in S Africa

Sunday is World Autism Awareness Day, where campaigners highlight the disorder which causes sufferers to feel isolated from society. In South Africa, many children with special needs do not get the care they need due to a lack of available resources.

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    Autism affects an estimated 70 million people worldwide.

    Sunday is World Autism Awareness Day, where campaigners highlight the disorder which causes sufferers to feel isolated from society.

    In South Africa, many children with special needs do not get the care they need owing to a lack of available resources.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Johannesburg in South Africa.


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