In response, the university's recruitment office praised Wei's perseverance and diligence, and provided a free dorm for him and his mother.
June 7, 2018 -- Wang Haoran, from Jilin province, applied for assistance but his request was refused by local authorities. Provided To China Daily And Hao Yi / For China Daily
Han, Wang and Wei all attended mainstream schools from primary level, so it was natural for them to take the gaokao like their classmates.
However, most children with disabilities attend special schools. While the government has provided a large amount of funding and resources to ensure these schools have good buildings and dedicated, qualified teachers, some observers feel they separate children with disabilities from other local students.
"These schools usually serve a specific condition, such as a hearing or visual disability, so students who do not fit into those categories are unable to attend," said Sun Tao, a teacher at a special high school, who is visually impaired.