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National autism telemedicine registration platform now open

National autism telemedicine registration platform now open

Editor’s Note This is an abridged translation of a People’s Daily report originally published on the 1st of April 2019.    Every second of April is International Autism Day. The incidence of autism is getting higher around the world, causing tremendous liabilities to society and the economy. In China, the number of people with autism has exceeded 10 million; however, the formal autism rehabilitation system only covers 1.3% of the autistic population, leaving the remaining 98.7% with no standard rehabilitation treatment, which is a crucial problem. Since the second of April this year, the National Autism Telemedicine Registration Platform is officially open to the public. The platform was established jointly …read more