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A Child with Autism Learns to Speak (Part 2): Parent’s Perspective

ABC Center Singapore has helped many children with autism to learn to talk. In this newsletter, we celebrate how Madhu*, a 5 year old boy who has been with ABC Center for the past eight months, has been learning. Previously,

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A Child with Autism Learns to Speak (Part 1)

At ABC Center Singapore, we have helped many children with autism to learn to talk. In this newsletter, we celebrate how Madhu*, a 5 year old boy who has been with ABC Center for the past eight months, has been

Posted in Autism Milestones

How to spot a good program for children with Autism

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For parents of children with autism, it is difficult to know which learning program is best for their children. There are many different ones available, so it can be confusing. To help parents, we speak to Ms Hui Ling Loh,

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Eating Problems among Children with Autism

Eating Problems Children Autism

Among the challenges that parents face with children with autism, one of the most stressful is dealing with eating problems. These can result to children not getting the right nutrition, hence it is important to work on this quickly. Ms

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Dealing with Tantrums in children with Autism

Dealing with Tantrums in children with Autism

Many children with autism engage in tantrums or negative behavior. These include crying, hitting their heads on the wall, biting, punching, and other kinds of behavior problems that leave parents confused, stressed, and feeling very helpless. Ms Hui Ling Loh,

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Toddler Graduation: ABC’s youngest is graduating!

ABC autism school youngest is graduating

Daisy* was barely 14 months old when she started at ABC Center’s Infant/Toddler Program. When she joined, she did not have a formal autism diagnosis, but showed symptoms of autism and developmental delay – her skills were significantly behind those

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Dreams for children with Autism

Dreams for children with Autism

This month, we speak with Director and Co-Founder of ABC Center Singapore and Philippines, Ms. Beth Tan, about her dreams for ABC Center’s children, as well as her own journey as a mother of a child with autism. Ms. Tan

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The Parents’ Role in Autism: Do’s and Don’ts

Parenting a child with autism is one of the most difficult and confusing roles in life. In this article, we give our best advice on what should and should not be done. (Portions of this newsletter are excerpts from an

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Festive Holidays with a Child with Autism

While the upcoming festive season is a time for celebration with family and friends, it can be stressful for those caring for children with autism due to many reasons – changes in routine, travel, unfamiliar social interactions. However, ABC Center

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Learning to Talk: Breaking down the barriers

One of the most heartbreaking aspects of autism is the inability of some children to talk. When Spencer* signed up with ABC Center three years ago, he was in this situation. He was already 22 months old, an age when

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