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Equip parents to homeschool special-needs children
I read with interest the report “650 more day activity places for adults with disabilities by 2021” (Jan 8), which mentioned that the Autism Association will pilot a programme for caregivers to be trained by professionals to teach their special-needs children independent-living skills. I believe that we can go further to encourage and equip parents to...
Helping Picky Eaters
Picky eating commonly occurs with developmental delays. Children with autism often have eating problems. Some parents pay exorbitant sums of money to centres that conduct feeding programmes that claim to help. However, these programmes don’t work because they fail to address the underlying causes of the problem. Only by identifying these underlying causes can parents...
Let Talents Lead when Teaching Kids with Autism
Academic achievement and life skills seem to be emphasised when educating children with autism ("Day centre in Clementi for adults with autism"; Jan 8). Perhaps the objective is to reduce the burden on caregivers: The children are preoccupied with academic studies, so they don't get into trouble. They also learn basic skills to take care of...
Book of the Month: Capturing the Motivation of Children
This month, we selected a book that we think would allow parents to have a more complete understanding of how to deal with their child’s lack of motivation. To help an individual with autism learn critical new skills and willingly participate in social interactions, a parent or educator needs to know how to capture the...

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