April 17, 2019It was unlike any other day in Kirtanraw Subramanian’s life.
He was 16 and his father had just been informed by his school that he needed to be transferred out.
“The other students were getting aggressive with him and he couldn’t take it,” recalls his father Subramanian Bandiloo during a recent interview in Kuala...
April 13, 2019“Back then, there were no special schools or special centres, especially when you come from a small town like Batu Pahat," 'Guang' director Quek Shio Chuan talks about his brother's autism journey.
April 10, 2019A psychiatrist feels that we should stop labelling children with autism as autistic in order to minimise the stigma when they become adults, as well as to encourage them in their own areas of interest and expertise.
April 10, 2019There is no cure for autism spectrum disorder, but starting the child on some form of therapy can help him or her become independent, and the earlier they start, the more improved their communication and behavioural skills will be.
April 23, 2016In honour of Autism Awareness month in April, it’s timely to celebrate individuals on the autistic spectrum, including those who have found fame while living with the disorder. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a cluster of neurodevelopmental disabilities that affects social interaction, behaviour, communication, and interests....