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Channelnewsasia.com: Pasir Ris double deaths: 'Depressed' father was worried about future of autistic daughter

Channelnewsasia.com: Pasir Ris double deaths: 'Depressed' father was worried about future of autistic daughter

SINGAPORE: The father of an intellectually disabled daughter stabbed her to death before jumping to his demise because he believed that ending their lives would solve his concerns over her future, the State Coroner said on Friday (Sep 7).

On Aug 20 last year, 69-year-old Tang Soh Ha was found dead

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Channelnewsasia.com: Best foot forward: How a simple dance performance changed these students with autism

Channelnewsasia.com: Best foot forward: How a simple dance performance changed these students with autism

SINGAPORE: Dressed in a myriad of glittering costumes, the students moved energetically, yet gracefully to the strains of the upbeat music.

It was a whirl of activity at the Esplanade outdoor theatre, as students from various schools around Singapore showcased the best of their dance abilities at a special Singapore

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Channelnewsasia.com: Downtown Line trains showcase work by artists with autism

Channelnewsasia.com: Downtown Line trains showcase work by artists with autism

Singapore Artwork seen on a Downtown Line train from artists from Pathlight School. (Photo: Howard Law) 12 Apr 2018 09:45PM(Updated: 12 Apr 2018 09:51PM) Share this content

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SINGAPORE: Spot something different about your commute on the Downtown Line? A train and four interchange stations – Bugis, Newton, Serangoon and Tampines –

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Channelnewsasia.com: Sembawang adult disability home to start operations in April

Channelnewsasia.com: Sembawang adult disability home to start operations in April

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Meanwhile, Singapore’s first-ever autism residence will be up by October and another home in Pasir Ris for those with physical disabilities is planned for completion in 2020, said the Ministry of Social and Family Development.

The Sembawang home for adults with intellectual disabilities has a capacity of 180

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Channelnewsasia.com: O-Level results: Seeing students do well is a proud, satisfying moment for Pathlight teachers

Channelnewsasia.com: O-Level results: Seeing students do well is a proud, satisfying moment for Pathlight teachers

SINGAPORE: It was a day of anxiety and excitement not just for the students all over Singapore who received their O-Level results on Friday (Jan 12), but also for the teachers who guided them. And it was an extra special day for two special education teachers, who saw all their O-Level

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Channelnewsasia.com: No hurdle insurmountable for intellectually-disabled ASEAN Para Games bowler Mohamed Rausyan

Channelnewsasia.com: No hurdle insurmountable for intellectually-disabled ASEAN Para Games bowler Mohamed Rausyan

SINGAPORE: Picking up his bowling ball from the conveyor rack, Para Games bowler Mohamad Rausyan was a picture of full concentration as he measured his movements with a gait similar to an able-bodied kegler.

Approaching his lane with the razor focus of a pilot about to land a Boeing 787,

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Channelnewsasia.com: Yamaha Music apologises after flute instructor refused to teach autistic boy

Channelnewsasia.com: Yamaha Music apologises after flute instructor refused to teach autistic boy

SINGAPORE: Yamaha Music apologised on Tuesday (Aug 15) after one of its flute instructors refused to teach a 12-year-old boy because of his autism. 

This happened last Friday night at Yamaha Contempo Music School at Plaza Singapura, and the incident came to light after the boy’s father Ivan Lim described what

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Channelnewsasia.com: 'I'm not bad, I'm not ill, I'm autistic': Woman's relief on being finally diagnosed at 42

Channelnewsasia.com: 'I'm not bad, I'm not ill, I'm autistic': Woman's relief on being finally diagnosed at 42

SINGAPORE: For over 40 years, Dr Dawn-joy Leong struggled to come to terms with some of her eccentricities and social awkwardness.

She had always known that she was different from her friends and relatives, but couldn’t figure out why.

It was only 10 years ago, when she was 42 and

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