Autistic Child’s Drawing Reveals His Struggles In A S’porean Mainstream School

Autistic 8-Year-Old Child’s Heartbreaking Drawing Is His Way Of Coping Many children feel lonely in their formative years, especially when they’re learning to interact with their peers in school. But for some kids, the struggle is painfully real as they have to first...

“You Learn To Roll With The Punches” – A S’porean Millennial On Growing Up With 2 Sisters With Special Needs

“She spilled water all over my laptop just a day before submissions, but I could not get angry at her. I was mad at myself for not managing my time well,” Aida laughed as she recalled a story of one of her sisters. Nur Aida Sa’ad, 28, grew up with two special needs...

Guide To Financial Planning For Parents Of Children With Added Needs In Singapore

This article was contributed by Julia Teo, Deputy Director of Operations at Busy Bees Asia. Singaporeans’ average life expectancy is forecast to rise to 85.4 years in 2040, up from an average of 83.1 years in 2017. An increased life expectancy makes financial planning...

Who Looks After the Mothers Who Look After Children With Special Needs?

Top image: Yang, Wei Ping’s son, at 6 and 15. “Mentally-ill mother gets five years’ jail for death of son.” “Pasir Ris double deaths: ‘Depressed’ father was worried about future of autistic daughter.” Whenever I read such headlines concerning prolicide, the first...