Autism Newsletter 2022 December - Flipbook - Page 1
Newsletter of the Autism Association (Singapore)
DECEMBER 2022 (SPECIAL EDITION)
MCI (P) 050/05/2022
A YEAR OF CREATING MEMORIES
The students celebrated Children’s Day dressed as their favourite
community helpers. It was a fun-filled day as they learnt more
about the different community roles and engaged in some crafts
With the opportunity to organise physical events for clients and
caregivers, as well as our partners and donors, we got to see
The Harvard Din & Tonics with their snappy jazz tunes during
the Eden Appreciation Night. The staff also had a memorable
day at Universal Studios Singapore as part of the annual STaff
Appreciation, Reunion & Salute (STARS).
Dressing up for the Children’s Day celebration in Eden School.
Over the past 12 months, we witnessed our clients’ continuous
growth and accomplishments and celebrated their caregivers,
our staff and the people with whom we have crossed paths with.
As the COVID-19 Safe Management Measures eased further, we
were able to resume our activities, take a breath of fresh air in the
community and commemorate key events and festivities together.
This year, The Purple Parade celebrated its 10th Anniversary and
returned with a physical front at Suntec City after a two-year
virtual run. Together with the students, clients, caregivers, and
staff, the Association formed a contingent and marched along in
purple outfits, props, and decorations. Our brave students from
the Eden Ensemble also performed in front of a crowd with their
From having to experience isolation to scaling down activities
at the school and centres, we finally got to be in each other’s
presence again. Over two years of COVID-19 seems like a long
time ago, and we have been through so much since then.
The Eden Activity Club resumed their programme after a long
two-year hiatus, with social and recreational activities such as
horse-riding and soccer back in action. The two Eden Centre for
Adults’ clients also came together to visit the S.E.A. Aquarium for
the first time and were mesmerised by the variety of sea creatures
in the open ocean.
As the needs of the autism space grows, we hope for your support
as we continue to build an inclusive society and provide quality
care and education for our clients and students on the autism
spectrum. We look forward to the year ahead and meeting more
of you in 2023!
Amazing day out exploring the aquarium.
Eden Children’s Centre staff at Universal Studios Singapore!