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by carimichaels
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:25 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Child
Replies: 17
Views: 11095

Re: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Ch

Thanks for the option. We know the cost of a maid there as we have family who have 2 maids. If we moved we would have got a couple ourselves. But for our son, fortunately he is not in a very severe situation as of now as is just about 4 yrs old so need to look at schools as options a d we do hope th...
by carimichaels
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:33 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Child
Replies: 17
Views: 11095

Re: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Ch

Hi All, Sorry I fell sick and was not able to respond for the last week. Thanks to everyone for their very honest and frank opinions. Will all that has been said, we do feel that SIN might not be the best place for our son unfortunately. Its sad for us as for almost all other reason besides our son'...
by carimichaels
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 8:28 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Child
Replies: 17
Views: 11095

Re: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Ch

Yes sorry for the question relating to schools and not pre-schools. So I assume pre-school goes upto age 5 and then its regular school. So yes we are looking for pre-school at least for next year (my son is 4 now) and then for schools because if we move we will have to look at long term options for ...
by carimichaels
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:23 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Child
Replies: 17
Views: 11095

Re: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Ch

Fortunately we don't have to move. Have been trying to find similar schools for over a year now since we have family there but disappointed so far. I think it also has to do a lot with the social system there as there is a tendency to hide such issues under the carpet unlike US where it's very open ...
by carimichaels
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Child
Replies: 17
Views: 11095

Re: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Ch

My son is 4 now so path light won't work as I think it starts at 7 and also it's almost impossible for non citizens to get in. I had read about Eden briefly but did not think it had similar setup but will check again.

Any others worth considering?
by carimichaels
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 9:19 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Child
Replies: 17
Views: 11095

Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Child

Hi, I have been trying to find even one school in Singapore which truly provides 'integrated' environment for autistic children. We live in US and are considering a move to Singapore (we don't have to but its a choice we have). Getting a good job that pays well is not an issue but we have a son and ...

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