Autism newsletter 2021 August LR - Flipbook - Page 2
A REWARD OF HOPE
Vocational training in progress.
Daniel was also eased into vocational work tasks such as
gardening to increase his self-motivation. Additionally, he performs
gym exercises to improve his fitness levels and dexterity as well
as to inject a little fun to his life. Though his path has not been
the smoothest, we believe that everyone deserves to be cared
for and Daniel is just one out of many who needs this care with
Parents and caregivers of individuals like Daniel are on a lifelong
mission to prepare them for that eventual day they are no longer
around. Ultimately, here at the Centres, we are also cognizant of the
significance of our role in our clients’ journey of experimentation,
evolution, course correction, and growth. Moreover, understanding
the meaning of our work has empowered us throughout the
development of our beneficiaries and fills us with the fervor to
support them as they transcend from childhood into adulthood.
This innate purpose drives us tirelessly as we partner these parents
and caregivers, bolstering the unique needs of their children.
Autism Association (Singapore)
The Association was set up through the initiative
of a group of parents in August 1992. It became
a charity under the Charities Act in January 1995.
In July 1997, the Association was admitted as a
member of the National Council of Social Service
and granted the Institutions of a Public Character
status allowing it to issue tax-exempt receipts for
The Association is dedicated to serving individuals
on the autism spectrum and helping them lead
meaningful and quality lives through its programmes
and services – Eden Children’s Centre, Eden
School, Eden Centre for Adults, Eden Activity Club
and Eden for Life.
Client Daniel with ECFA coach executing star jumps.
As Autism Association (Singapore) gradually reshapes during
these perilous and uncertain times, we remain steadfast in our
endeavor to provide our students and clients with the ability to
lead meaningful, independent, dignified and quality lives.We remain
confident that through our unceasing effort, all the pieces may
form a tapestry of care and support that is sufficiently vast enough
to encompass every individual on the spectrum. That alone is
reward enough for us.
Is published thrice yearly by the Autism Association
(Singapore) at 101 Bukit Batok West Ave 3 #01-01
Ho Swee Huat
Board of Management
: Denise Phua Lay Peng
: Joanne Wee Chu-Yian
: Lim Yue Khim
: Soh Chye Guan
Ang Hwee Koon
Jason Low Hui Huang
Chong Teik Yean
Daisy Ng Tong Chay
Loh Wai Mooi Michelle Tan Buck Chye
Opinions expressed in this publication may not necessarily reflect the official views of the Association.
Sarayanan s/o Mariappa
Tutie Noorsiah Binte Alui
: Lin Feng
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