“Crowds overwhelmed him. The noise, the games and toys were too much, and sometimes he’d run to another room and hide. What made social situations even harder was that he struggled with impulse control. And he gets locked on ideas. He was perceived as the different one,” says Cat of her now 14-year-old son, who has autism. (Cat and Matthew are identified by their first names only, to protect their privacy.)
La tasa de natalidad, que ahora ha caído a un solo dígito, es la última señal preocupante del empeoramiento de la crisis demográfica de China, a medida que el país de 1.400 millones de personas comienza a perder su ventaja juvenil.