Singapore Autism News Listing

2017

Reaching out (Straits Times, Sep 17)

Charities take leaf from companies’ books (Straits Times, Sep 8)

Arts embraces all (Straits Times, Aug 29)

No tugging heart strings to loosen purse strings (Straits Times, Aug 28)

Equip teachers with skills to teach special needs children (Straits Times, Aug 18)

Yamaha sorry for axing lesson over boy’s autism (Straits Times, Aug 16)

NUS students raise over $400k for charity (Straits Times, Aug 13)

Inclusive role models at fashion fund raiser (Straits Times, Aug 13)

Impacting lives by clowning around (Straits Times, Aug 13)

NS 50 bags up for grabs (Straits Times, Aug 6)

自闭童用独特视角画出新加坡面貌 (联合早报, Jul 21)

获适当训练残障者也能为机构做出贡献 (联合早报, Jul 21)

Turning disability to ability in the workplace (Straits Times, Jul 21)

Stop caling them VWOs. They are Social Service Organisations (Straits Times, Jul 21)

Special needs musicians to perform (Straits Times, Jul 7)

How can I help my special needs child? (New Paper, Jun 28)

高科技都市农场兼顾环保与训练特需员工 (联合早报, Jun 23)

潘丽萍:各方须助特需生终身学习适应社会变迁 (联合早报, May 31)

More can be done for adults with special needs – Denise Phua (Straits Times, May 31)

Health inequalities among challenges facing people with special needs (Today, May 22)

Easier for parents to be deputies to their special-needs child (Straits Times, May 18)

家长当智障儿代理申请简化费用大减 (联合早报, May 18)

Special support at work (Straits Times, May 14)

Cooped up at home no more (Straits Times, May 14)

Mummy dearest she once held two jobs to pay for daughters therapy costs (Straits Times, May 8)

Fidget, click, spin (Straits Times, May 7)

Adults find out they’re autistic (Straits Times, Apr 30)

Silver Alliance to woo more volunteers to help seniors (Straits Times, Apr 23)

Special needs kids go missing in the blink of an eye (Straits Times, Apr 16)

Stepped up bid to stop developmental delays (Straits Times, Mar 9)

A quieter experience for autistic shoppers (Straits Times, Mar 6)

Cleaner with autism makes mum proud (Straits Times, Mar 5)

Special needs teens find voice, confidence through art (Today, Mar 2)

Towards an inclusive workplace (Straits Times, Feb 23)

Chum to her son, champ for the autistic (Straits Times, Feb 19)

MOE working to expand capacity (Straits Times, Jan 24)


2016

1 in 150 children in Singapore has autism (Straits Times, Dec 24)

Autistic student gets excellent grades in conducive school environment (Berita Minggu, Dec 4)

Ostracised and formerly underperforming autistic boy enters express stream (联合早报, Nov 25)

Autistic youth portrays political figures (联合早报, Nov 25)

Pathlight Student on a mission to save bullied animals (Straits Times, Nov 15)

Pathlight student wows with self-taught Japanese (Straits Times, Oct 31)

Pathlight students suit Timberland to a T (Straits Times, Oct 8)

Art is his calling (New Paper, Oct 8)

Proactive steps can provide support to those with autism (Today, Sep 1)

12-year-old autistic girl dedicates drawing to Joseph Schooling (Straits Times, Aug 19)

Pathlight student-designed dino pouch sold out (Channel News Asia, Aug 5)

Family of teen behind dinosaur purse surprised by media flurry (Straits Times, Aug 5)

Autistic student behind Madam Ho’s “dinosaur bag” (联合早报, Aug 5)

Pathlight-designed pouch showcased by Ho Ching during State Visit (Channel News Asia, Aug 4)

Mdm Ho carrying dinosaur bag boosts sales (Channel 8 News, Aug 4)

He just loves dinosaurs (New Paper, Aug 4)

Blue Dinosaur Bag sells out (Lianhe Wanbao, Aug 4)

Autistic Youth designed Mrs Lee’s bag (Shin Min Daily News, Aug 4)

Mrs Lee’s bag is designed by Singapore student (Straits Times, Aug 4)

S$600k in funds raised (Tamil Murasu, July 31)

CNA Singapore Tonight (Channel News Asia, Jul 30)

Autism Resource Centre holds Carnival, Collects over S$600k (Mediacorp Channel 8 News, Jul 30)

Harvard Din and Tonics and Pathlight students raise funds (Shin Min Daily News, Jul 30)

Unique sports day for Pathlight School (Straits Times, Jul 26)

Art brings together kids with special needs, those without (Straits Times , Jul 11)

Being upfront with disability (Straits Times , Jun 12)

Strands of Love (VOICES, Apr–Jun)

Farm provides therapy, jobs to those with special needs (Straits Times, Jun 6)

The Big Read: As bosses come around, more people with disabilities get to taste the dignity of labour (Today, May 7)

自闭孩童画出自信 发挥潜能 (联合早报, Mar 22)

UOB Champions artists with autism (Business Times, Mar 16)

自闭患者如何就业 (联合早报, Feb 19)

Pathlight students show compassion (Straits Times, Jan 12)

国家图书馆为雇佣自闭症患者调整作业 (联合早报, Jan 11)

Food for a cause – Features The Art Faculty (Sunday Times, Jan 10)


2015

Para-swimmers have their day at SPH Championships (Sunday Times, July 27)

Felicia Chin, Elvin Ng visit autism-focused school (Today paper, July 25)

在礼品中看见新加坡 (A glimpse of Singapore through gifts) (联合早报, July 08)

Schools win prizes for helping their communities (Straits Times, May 28)

银行改造做工作程序与设施聘用更多自闭员工 (联合早报, May 20)

Bank revamps office so it can hire people with autism (Straits Times, May 20)

Caring for autistic adults (Sunday Times, Apr 26)

Empowering employees with autism (Berita Minggu, Apr 19)

More help in the works for adults with autism (Straits Times, Apr 08)

四福利团体成立自闭症援助网络 (联合早报, Apr 08)

之玩物壮志:自闭症患者画笔下的世界 (Morning Express, Apr 02)

不一样的咖啡师 (联合早报, Mar 17)

Drawing on Diversity of Talent (Straits Times, Jan 30)


2014

Ibu bapa anak autistik perlu sokongan (Berita Harian, Sep 22)

新光学校学生作品心灵的美景 (联合早报, Sep 14)

他们笔下的花草世界 (联合早报, Sep 07)

早报送暖系列 –《让新光学校学生展才艺》(联合早报, Sep 07)

每一天都精彩 (联合早报, Sep 03)

In a world of his own… (Mother & Baby Edition, Sep Edition)

早报送暖系列《画鹦鹉传心声》 (联合早报, Aug 22)

早报送暖系列 《把大自然留在画里》 (联合早报, Aug 15)

早报送暖系列《画肖像留回忆》 (联合早报, Aug 08)

早报送暖系列 – 《绘画让她打开话匣子》 (联合早报, Aug 01)

早报送暖系列 – 《画画抒情》 (联合早报, Jul 25)

Living with autism (Straits Times, Aug 03)

参观新光学校英国画家史蒂芬与本地小画家齐作画 (联合早报, Jul 22)

See Singapore Sjyline Sketch at URA Gallery (Straits Times, Jul 22)

British Artist Stephen Wiltshire Inspires Students in Visit to Pathlight School (Straits Times, Jul 22)

Place for disabled people to connect (Straits Times, Jul 04)

One-stop centre to help people with disabilities find jobs (Today, Jul 04)

“百变”机械人 (联合早报, Jul 04)

Winning of creativity and initiative (Straits Times, Jul 01)

Innova Primary wins for idea to help society (Straits Times, May 29)

More firms hiring people with disabilities (Straits Times, Apr 22)

Starbucks opens 100th store here, its first to hire clients from Autism Resource Centre (Straits Times, Feb 27)

陈振声吁请更多企业提供就业机会给特别需要人士 (新明日报, Feb 27)

谢谢新光学校的老师 (新明日报, Jan 27)

好学校 (新明日报, Jan 14)

转到新光学校 自闭症女生当上学生会会长 (新明日报, Jan 13)

自闭症学生建筑素描成政府部门贺卡设计 (My Paper, Jan 07)

画出细腻世界 (联合早报, Jan 07)

Fun way for kids to learn about nature (Straits Times, Jan 08)


2013

I have Asperger’s: Boyle (Straits Times, Dec 09)

新光学校吴宗翰 – 自闭男跳级考获213分 (Shinmin Wanbao, Nov 22)

Autistik Tapi Artistik (Berita Harian, Oct 16)

受访者: 特殊学更需要包容和谅解 (联合早报, Oct 02)

李总理: 探讨为特殊学生扩大职工教育 (联合早报, Oct 02)

Government to do more to help SPED schools (Today, Oct 02)

Government will do more to help special education students (Today, Oct 02)

PM calls on firms to help those with disabilities (Business Times, Oct 02)

Special School Students will get more help (Straits Times, Oct 02)

Call to help special ed kids be future ready (Straits Times, Oct 02)

Breathing life into pi (Straits Times, Sep 21)

Income launches first insurance scheme for autistic kids, youth (Straits Times, Aug 15)

英康为自闭症患者推出关护保险 (联合早报, Aug 15)

NTUC Income Insurance for children & young people with autism (Tamil Murasu, Aug 15)

UBS Takes Children for a Walk on the Wild Side (Business Times, Jul 27)

Teaching Students, the Sporting Way (The Straits Times, Jul 25)

National paddlers conduct sports clinic for students from Pathlight School (Channel News Asia, Jul 24)

More Chances for Special Needs Kids to Interact (联合早报, Jul 14)

A Grateful Heart: An Antidote for a Happier Life (My Paper, Feb 13)


2012

Singing for a good cause (The Straits Times, Aug 14)

Illuminating Lives with the Blue Light (联合早报, Mar 31)

Providing Employment Training to People with Autism (联合早报, Mar 20)

Centre Helps Autistic People Find Work (The Straits Times, Mar 20)

Employment Centre for Adults with Autism Opens (Today, Mar 20)

Mainstream Integration for All Special-Ed Schools (My Paper, Mar 20)

More Chances for Special Needs Kids to Interact (Straits Times, Mar 20)

Can SPED and Mainstream Schools share the same school compound? (My Paper, Feb 21)


2011

Autistic? Yes / Jobless? No (New Paper, Dec 28)

Home United FC helps Pathlight School to Form its First Football Team (联合早报, Dec 18)

What’s In a Name (Straits Times, Nov 05)

Chance to Try Out on Job Options (Straits Times, Nov 05)

Late Starter, Fast Learner (Straits Times, Nov 05)

Changing Face of Special Needs (Straits Times, Nov 05)

Long Waiting Lists at Schools for the Autistic (Straits Times, Nov 05)

Getting a Taste of the Real World (Straits Times, Nov 05)

A Helping Hand from Classroom to Workplace (Straits Times, Sep 21)

More School Places for Kids with Special Needs (Straits Times, Sep 13)

MOE To Add 450 Places at 2 Special Needs Schools (My Paper, Sep 13)

A S$3-million Boost for Special Needs Education To Expand Intake (Today, Sep 13)

450 More Places at Special Education Schools (Channel News Asia, Sep 12)

A Single Minded Mission (Straits Times, Aug 22)

Parents with Special Needs Children Hope for Better Learning Environment (联合早报, Aug 19)

National Day Rally – More Help for Families with Special Needs Children (联合早报, Aug 15)

National Day Rally – More Help for Families with Special Needs Children (Today, Aug 15)

Prime Minister’s National Day Rally 2011 Speech on Special Care and Education Needs (YouTube, Aug 14)

PM Lee kicks off N-Day at Pathlight (Straits Times, Aug 10)

Human Library (联合早报, Aug 02)

Read A Human ‘Book’ At Bishan Library on Sunday (Straits Times, Aug 02)

A Helping Hand For People With Autism In The Workforce (Today, Jul 22)

Vocational Training Centre for Youths and Adults with Autism (联合早报, Jul 17)

Nearly S$600,000 raised for autism (Today, Apr 08)

Nearly S$600,000 raised for autism (Channel News Asia, Jul 16)

Celebrations & Outing (Autism Links Newsletter, Apr)

Official Opening of Eden School (Autism Links Newsletter, Apr)

Removing hurdles for autistic workers (Straits Times, Apr 08)

Understanding the world of individuals with autism through their art works (联合早报, Apr 08)

Pathlight looking for partner school (Straits Times, Mar 08)

Putting feelings into words (Straits Times, Jan 18)

Give Them A Clap! (Voices, Jan)


2010

Students with Autism have made a difference in my life (联合早报, Dec 08)

Study to Examine Programmes for Children with Disabilities (Straits Times, Nov 25)

Study to Examine Programmes for Special Needs Children (联合早报, Nov 25)

Study to Better Help Kids with Special Needs (Today, Nov 25)

Artists In The Making (Little Red Dot, Nov 16)

Cartons? That’s their business (New Paper, Jul 27)

Exorticar Club @ AVSW10 (新明日报, Jul 16)

Vaccines safeguard kids (Straits Times, Jul 10)

Safe to get jabs (Sunday Times, Jul 04)

Autism Lifespan WeCAN Learning Congress (联合早报, Jun 07)

Autism Lifespan WeCAN Learning Congress (Straits Times, Jun 04)

Autism Lifespan WeCAN Learning Congress (938 Radio Interview, Jun 03)

Autism Lifespan WeCAN Learning Congress (Channel News Asia, Jun 01)

More Special Needs Students in Mainstream (Straits Times, May 07)

A Path to Work Life (Straits Times, Apr 28)

Government To Focus On Transforming Economy (Today, Apr 28)

Pathlight Opening (联合早报, Apr 28)

Thanks to all who helped Pathlight (Straits Times Forum, Apr 26)

Entering A More Inclusive Society (My Paper, Apr 06)

A book or bookmark to raise awareness (Channel News Asia, Feb 25)

Lancet formally retracts 1998 paper linking vaccine and autism (Yahoo! News, Feb 03)

A Unified Whole, Pathlight School Feature (D+A Magazine, Issue 053, Jan)

PM to Make ‘Quiet’ Visits a Regular Affair (Straits Times, Jan 04)


2009

Write-Up on Eden School (AAS Autism Links Newsletter, Dec)

Designs for the Future (The Peak, Dec)

With Mum’s supervision, child with Autism excels in PSLE scoring 4As (新明日报, Nov 30)

UniSIM Alumna Brings Smiles to Student with Autism (Connecting UniSIM, Sep)

From Silence to Confidence (Sunday Times, Aug 16)

From Silence to Confidence (联合早报, Aug 16)

ARC’s Senior Consultant’s Views on Therapies involving Animals (Straits Times, May 09)

Eden School brings smiles to students with autism (Tamil Murasu, Apr 04)

An Eden for Autistic Children (Today Paper, Apr 04)

Eden’s Curriculum will Challenge Kids (Straits Times, Apr 03)

Eden to Provide Quality Education for Students with Autism (Channel News Asia, Apr 03)

Eden School to Add On to Offerings for Children with Autism (938 Live, Apr 03)

Financial Subsidies to Attend ARC Training Available for Needy Families (Lianhe Wanbao, Mar 16)

Parenting A Special Needs Child: Denise Phua (VOICES Magazine, Mar)

Helping Special Students Integrate Better into Society (MOE Schoolbag.sg, Feb 20)


2008

Special Schools Renamed to Avoid Stigma (Straits Times, Nov 14)

SPED Teacher Award 2008 (联合早报, Nov 08)

Singapore Fireworks Festival 2008 (联合早报, Aug 23)

Alternative Therapies, Saving people from peddlars of false hope (Straits Times, Aug 20)

Autism: Desperately seeking a cure (Straits Times, Aug 16)

Autism ‘cures’: Helpful or harmful? (Straits Times, Aug 11)

Interview with Pathlighter, Nicholas Toi (Channel U News, Jul 22)

Molly Makes her Debut at Pathlight School (Discover NLB, Jun 08)

Not all are like Rain Man (New Paper, Apr 04)

Ngee Ann Kongsi Donates $2m to Pathlight (联合早报, Apr 03)

It’s not about gender, it’s about capabilities (New Paper, Apr 03)

Derma $2 juta Ngee Ann Kongsi lengkapi dana Sekolah Pathlight (Berita Harian, Apr 03)

Bright Hope for Autistic Students (Today, Apr 03)

$33m school for autistic kids will offer 600 places (Straits Times, Apr 03)

Pathlight School to get new S$33m home next year (Channel News Asia, Apr 02)

Ngee Ann Kongsi Donates $2m to Pathlight (联合晚报, Apr 02)

Spotlight on Autism in Youth (938Live, Mar 25)

Pathlight Supports Youth Olympics Games (Berita Harian, Feb 20)

Pathlight Supports Youth Olympics Games (My Paper, Feb 19)

A Day in the Life of a Special Education Teacher (MOE Schoolbag.sg, Jan 21)


2007

SPED Teachers Share Strategies (MOE Schoolbag.sg, Dec 28)

NCSS SPED Teacher Awards (MOE website, Nov 16)

From Dread to Delight (Today, Jul 23)

An Early Start For A Child With Autism (Straits Times, Jul 04)

Special Report: Special Kids, Special Needs (Straits Times, Jun 02)


2006

Extraordinary art exhibition (联合早报, Oct 02)

Opening another window for autism children (联合早报, Oct 02)

New book to showcase thoughts and feelings of children with autism (Channel News Asia, Oct 01)

A tribute to children (Young Parents magazine, Oct 01)

Special kids with talents (Straits Times, Sep 29)

2 kindergartens and 5 schools in 7 years (New Paper, Sep 28)

This special school is mainstream too (Straits Times, Aug 05)

Autism: Going beyond the myth (Straits Times, Jun 06)

It’s about remaking lives (New Paper, Mar 17)

Autism detection best left to experts (Today, Mar 14)

Cafe prepares autistic teens for working world (Straits Times, Jan 21)

Autistic students run cafe (Today, Jan 20)

First cafe to provide training for autistic student (联合早报, Jan 20)

Pathlight School trains autistic students to operate newly-opened cafe (Channel News Asia, Jan 19)


2005

Children with Autism can be helped to help society one day (新明日报, Dec 18)

8 year old child with super memory (新明日报, Oct 27)

My School is Pathlight (Go Digital, Oct)

Lanterns of Hope to light the way for children with autism (Today, Sep 15)

Volunteer taps her corporate experience (Business Times, Aug 20)

Charity walk for special-needs kids (Straits Times, Jun 03)

Player, preacher, PE Teacher (New Paper, Mar 26)

My Special Child Autistic but artistic (Straits Times, Jan 26)


2004 & Earlier

Help ministry help special-needs children (Straits Times, 03 Nov 2004)

20/20 vision but autistic boy goes to special sight school (Straits Times, 21 Sep 2004)

Is mainstream school OK for my autistic son? (Straits Times, 10 May 2004)

Autistic kid scores seven As in ‘O’ levels (Sunday Times, 29 Feb 2004)

Autism proves no barrier for these bright young sparks (Sunday Times, 29 Feb 2004)

Corporate help vital to charities: DPM Lee (Straits Times, 08 Dec 2003)

Help for Singapore’s Autistic Children [pages 56, 57, 58] (Young Parents Magazine, 08 Dec 2003)

School for autistic kids to open next year (Sunday Times, 20 Jul 2003)

He’s not an oddball, he’s just different (Sunday Times, 24 Nov 2002)

Now you’ll know why autism is an invisible disability (Today, 29 Nov 2000)


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