It takes someone special to take care of a special person…

I read a news article today on how in 2019, a mother sank deep into depression and resorted to killing her son and took her own life after she committed the deed. It made me really upset and wonder, why must it end this way? In all honesty, who are we to judge a caregiverContinue reading “It takes someone special to take care of a special person…”

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurobiological disorder. Individuals with ASD usually display impairments in the triad of social interaction, social communication and restricted behaviour, interests and activities. There are other diagnoses that are similar to, and classified in the spectrum of Autism, such as Pervasive Developmental Disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), Rett’s disorder, childhoodContinue reading “Autism Spectrum Disorder”

Giving & Receiving

In this current COVID-19 climate, the workforce and economic situation is depressing for some families. Job losses, income losses, uncertainty over where the next income is coming from but knowing that the expenses are mounting day-by-day. This is especially worrying for families who have members that need extra care and support, medically or academically. IContinue reading “Giving & Receiving”

Different? Unique?

There is an increased level of awareness for people with special needs in Singapore nowadays. This is definitely good for all of us, especially for our children and the next generations. Good in the sense that there could be an increased level of self-awareness, an increased level of understanding from the general public and anContinue reading “Different? Unique?”

People around Us

Good morning! I am intrigued by the sharing of a few paragraphs in a book by a friend this morning. I could not help but think, “How appropriate!” The writer wrote in one of the paragraphs about how people surround themselves with others who either elevates them or brings them down. These people around anContinue reading “People around Us”

Social Mobility

The term social mobility refers to movement by an individual or a family unit, up the ladder of a social class. According to Cambridge’s online dictionary definition, social mobility means ‘the ability to move from one level of society to another’. What does it take for a person and a family to attain social mobility?Continue reading “Social Mobility”

Learning for All

We are proud to see that our strategies in working with our students have all been successful; whether they are gearing towards excellence or learning individual goals for holistic development. Every child deserves to be taught in the way he or she learns best. According to Gardner, everyone have different traits in terms of theirContinue reading “Learning for All”

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