Adopt a positive mindset for positive parenting
For most parents, raising a child can be as taxing as it is rewarding. And for some, their parenting journey could be fraught with even more challenges. Mr Raj, a [...]
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Addressing Behavioural Concerns in Autistic Youth through Active Engagements
Not getting the snacks or drinks when he wanted them used to trigger meltdowns and self-injurious behaviours in Hong Yun. Read on to find out how the DAC team addresses [...]
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Maximising Participation and Independence in Children with Autism
SPD@Tampines’ occupational therapist Genevieve Ng shares how she and the EIPIC team develop curriculums that support children with autism and other developmental needs in maximising their participation and independence in [...]
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From the CEO’s Desk: More Innovative Solutions Needed to Support Adults with Autism
A reflection during this Autism Awareness Month, our CEO Mr Abhimanyau Pal ponders the need for more innovative solutions to support adults with autism.
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Meet Our Autistic Friends and The Team Supporting Them
This Autism Awareness Month, we celebrate the abilities and aspirations of our clients on the spectrum, as well as honour the contributions made by the team supporting them.
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How Son’s Autism Influenced Dad’s Perception of Time
Parenting a child with autism has prompted Mr Raj to re-evaluate the meaning of time. As he journeys with his son Kirisnah, who is a trainee at SPD’s Sheltered Workshop, [...]
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Patience and Wisdom to Identify Intervention Techniques that Work
When guiding children with autism, caregivers often face the daunting task of figuring out the most effective techniques to use. In this article, Mr Raj, whose son Kirisnah attends our [...]
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How Exercising Benefits Persons With Autism
Decreased physical activity during the pandemic has had a significant impact on people’s physical and mental health, particularly those with sensory processing differences who rely on the benefits of physical [...]
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Why Cooking Biryani is a Metaphor for Parenting Children with Autism
Food prepared with love is the tastiest. The same could be said about parenting. With the right strategies, mindset and most importantly – love – a child can learn to [...]
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Clients with Autism Create Diamond Artwork for Charity
Bead by bead, Gek Teng, who has autism and comes to the SPD Day Activity Centre, gingerly places each diamond-shaped rhinestone onto a numbered self-adhesive canvas. This intricate craftwork, known [...]
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