Education, Special (Tèshū jiàoyù 特殊教育)|Tèshū jiàoyù 特殊教育 (Education, Special)
Jean W. YAN
China is making strides in providing education for special-needs students who have communicative, sensory, and physical disabilities, but a shortage of special-education teachers poses a challenge China’s educational system must face. Although the needs of children with other types of impairments are beginning to be addressed, China has yet to pay much attention to some other special-needs students, such as the gifted and talented.
Special education in China historically refers to education for children with