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Webinar on Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)

CEDARS SEN Support and the Equal Opportunity Unit are jointly organizing a webinar to increase awareness across campus about support for students with special educational needs (SEN).

You are cordially invited to join this online session. Details are as follows:

Date: May 16, 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 pm (HK Time)
Format: Zoom (link to be provided to registrants before the event)
Language: English
Part I Disability Discrimination Ordinance – Support for Students with Disabilities

The Disability Discrimination Ordinance (DDO) of Hong Kong seeks to ensure that persons with disabilities have equal opportunity in access to education. It is important for both teachers and administrative colleagues involved in any student-related matters to understand what may constitute an unlawful act under the DDO and how to support students with special educational needs (SEN). In this online session, Mr Clifford Lo, Senior Training Officer of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), will explain the key concepts, unlawful acts, and reasonable accommodation requirements under the DDO. 

  • Definitions of disability under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance
  • What is discrimination and harassment under the law
  • Applicable fields relevant to tertiary institutions and examples of unlawful acts in different areas
  • Supporting students with special educational needs (SEN) through reasonable accommodation
  • Sharing of cases involving students with SEN handled by the EOC
Speaker:  Mr Clifford Lo, Senior Training Officer, Equal Opportunities Commission
Part II  Supporting Students with SEN at HKU

As the one-stop student service and resources centre, CEDARS is committed to support students with SEN in overcoming barriers, achieving successful university education and in promoting inclusivity at HKU. In this online session, Ms Yoyo Ng, Counselling Psychologist (SEN Support) of CEDARS, will introduce the SEN Support Services and the roles of staff in supporting students with SEN.

  • Introduction of SEN Support Services
  • What is reasonable accommodation?
  • What are the roles and responsibilities of staff in supporting students with SEN?
Speaker:  Ms Yoyo Ng, Counselling Psychologist (SEN Support), CEDARS
Registration:   Complete the online registration by May 15, 2023 (Monday)


For enquiries, please contact Equal Opportunity Unit at or 3917-1768.