|Members of the dancing group with the Technical College for the Deaf of the Tianjin University of Technology interact with each other by sign language during a break of dressed rehearsal at the theatre of the Tianjin University of Technology in Tianjin, north China, May 10, 2021. [Xinhua/Sun Fanyue]|
BEIJING, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) — The China Disabled Persons' Federation on Monday said that 57,477 students with disabilities earned admissions to colleges and universities in the 2016-2020 period, up 50.11 percent from the 2011-2015 period.
A total of 9,966 students with disabilities were also enrolled at institutions of special higher education between 2016 and 2020, an increase of 47.54 percent from the previous five-year period.
China has seen a steady rise in employment among college graduates with disabilities, with one-on-one services provided by more than 2,700 employment institutions readily available, according to the federation.
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