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How to Help Special Needs Children with Anxiety Disorders

Everyone faces stressful situations, sometimes on a daily basis. The pressure is significant for special needs children with anxiety disorders.  Anxiety is a constant struggle, particularly for children with special needs. Special Needs Guru explains anxiety disorders and discusses coping strategies. What is an Anxiety Disorder? Anxiety Disorders are mental dysfunctions characterised by fear and […]

Helping Students with Special Needs in Mainstream Schools

All children have the right to life opportunities and a bright future. Children with special needs have as much right to the resources in mainstream schools as their regular peers, as an Allied Educator shares. This article focuses on a teacher’s perspective. Special needs students in Mainstream Schools: Overwhelming Beginnings A (not his real name), […]

Children with Special Needs and At Risk Youth recognized for Social Skills

Thirty-five children with special needs and at-risk youth received recognition for the social skills they displayed during local charity group Equal Ark’s youth development program. These social skills include being able to manage their fears and step out of their comfort zones. These children also showed a sense of ownership and being able to empathise with their […]

Special Needs Youth Encouraged to Become Special Needs Athletes

Youth with Special Needs Should become Special Needs Athletes Singapore’s Culture, Community, and Youth Minister Grace Fu called for more individuals with special needs to become Special Needs Athletes, owing to the successful showing of para-athletes at the Asian Games in Jakarta. The Singapore team claimed three gold, two silver, and five bronze medals. She made these remarks […]

Education with a Difference: Kindle Garden and The Value of Inclusivity

On the surface, Kindle Garden seems like another regular preschool. It is a picture of youthful exuberance, with children on swings and slides during playtime. Wearing their Khaki Uniforms, all of them look alike. It’s only on close inspection that you would notice little differences in Kindle Garden’s layout. A specially designed, life-sized toy car […]

5 Ways Assistive Technology Can Help Your Special Needs Child

Advancements in medicine and science have worked wonders for humanity. Changes in assistive technology have made differences in our lives. New developments in the field of assistive technology can be overwhelming, but helpful. They are particularly significant for children with special needs. What is Assistive Technology? People with disabilities use assistive technology to perform tasks […]