New centre for children with special needs opens in Somalia

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In Somalia, parents often do not realise that their child has special needs such as an autism spectrum disorder, thinking instead that they need to be locked away for being “possessed”.

A new school in the Somali capital Mogadishu is hoping to change that, serving hundreds of special needs children every year.

Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall reports

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