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Title: Ageing parents of children with intellectual disabilities during the COVID-19 epidemic in Hong Kong
Author(s): Yip, Ka Huen 
Issue Date: 2020
Journal: Public Health in Practice 
Volume: 1
During the outbreak of COVID-19, the situation of aging parents of adolescents with intellectual disabilities (ID) in Hong Kong have encountered great difficulties in their daily lives. Due to the rapid changing conditions of the new virus COVID-19, it posed a lot of uncertainties and risks to the health of the public at large. In this regards, this group of parents and their children with ID are vulnerable to even greater risks and challenges in combating against the new virus. This paper has looked into the difficulties these parents and their children with ID have experienced and how they adjusted to carrying on with their living.
DOI: 10.1016/j.puhip.2020.100053
CIHE Affiliated Publication: Yes
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