"There's nothing wrong with my child"

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Working with mentally disabled children in Taiwan then and now.

Father Giuseppe Didone was born in a small town near Venice in Italy in 1940, he joined the Camillians at the age of 10, and was ordained in 1964. In 1965 he came to Taiwan, and later, in 1983 he founded a centre for intellectually challenged children, in 1987 he set up a similar centre in Yilan.

In this video he talks about his experience in Taiwan struggling to convince parents to overcome the stigma attached to mentally disabled children and get help for children in dire need of it, he also reflects on a shift in attitude from when he founded the school in the 1980s to the present day:


(Press the subtitle icon for English subtitles).

Readers in Mainland China can watch here)

Video translated and subtitled by Conor Stuart

Last modified on Wednesday, 08 January 2014 17:34
Raining (陳雨君)

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