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by Sally_Sally
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 6:27 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Considering Move to SIN-Schools to Visit for Autistic Child
Replies: 17
Views: 10791

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

I have had Singaporeans ask me why I would leave the US with ASD child and move to SG? There are Singaporeans who would give up everything to get their ASD child to the USA where education is so much better. Singapore Universities offer teaching degrees - but do not have Spec Needs Teaching on curri...
by Sally_Sally
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 5:57 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Singapore - here we come ? few questions...
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

Re: Singapore - here we come ? few questions...

This will be tricky for you, perhaps easier if the Spec Needs child is young. Some of the schools have a policy of keeping the child in school if the problem is discovered at the school, but will not accept a child with needs. I do know that the American School (SAS) has some children with spec need...
by Sally_Sally
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 5:36 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Considering a move from the US to Singapore with an autistic child
Replies: 36
Views: 9768

Re: Considering a move from the US to Singapore with an autistic child

Having lived in SG for 6+ years with Spec Needs Child (ASD+) I can give some advice on schools as I have had to move my son from the "highly recommended" school because the teacher was pinching him and hitting him with ruler to "help him learn to write". When I looked at next school, I was a lot mor...

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