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Home-based Learning for Kids with Disabilities

Posted on April 6, 2020 by Ann

With the Covid-19 Circuit Breaker measures, all schools will shift to full home-based learning from 8 April till at least May 4. Face-to-face tuition, music lessons, dance classes, sports training and other such activities will all be put on hold. All In’s founder Daniel Tan shares four helpful steps parents can take to proactively manage the days ahead.

Introducing the All In Tracker and Dashboard

Posted on September 27, 2019 by All In

Introducing the new All In tool to easily track your child’s growth.
Watch the instructional video in this post and get started today!

Beating the Odds – Lee Duck Hee

Posted on September 3, 2019 by All In

This is a story about how hearing-impaired Lee Duck Hee used his other senses to excel in tennis.

What causes autism? Mostly genetics, according to new study

Posted on July 21, 2019 by Ann

In the largest population-based multinational cohort study to investigate the origins of autism, researchers say that the risk of developing autism is mostly hereditary.  

Changing Perspectives: “Special Needs” vs “Disability”

Posted on June 25, 2019 by Ann

Over the last two centuries, we have seen an evolution of the terms used to describe disability. It is heartening that the trend has consistently been towards greater awareness, inclusivity and sensitivity. In recent years, there have been discussions in many countries on the use of the terms “disability” and “special needs”. What are some of the thoughts and research behind this topic?

Why some parents give bleach to their children and what’s being done about it?

Posted on June 12, 2019 by Ann

Why would any parent give their children with autism bleach? Are they idiots? This article explains the insidious and persuasive arguments for the pseudoscientific bleach therapy, and the warning signs of fake therapies. It also explains what has been done by government agencies, organisations and individuals to counter this dangerous “miracle cure”.

Register for “It’s Always A Good Time!” Now!

Posted on May 22, 2019 by Ann

“It’s Always a Good Time” is an exciting event filled with games, art activities and a dance session for individuals with special needs. There will also be a photo booth and digital copies will be sent to the participants. Light refreshments will be provided. The best part is that the event will be taking place in an accessible part of town.

Travis’ Story in The Birthday Book

Posted on May 17, 2019 by Daphne Seah

“It’s been a difficult road that leads me to where I am today.” These are the words of Travis Chua, a 7-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. His essay “The Roads We Take” is published in the book “The Birthday Book Jr”.

Singapore Fashion Runway: Fashion for a Social Cause

Posted on April 24, 2019 by Daphne Seah

What exactly is Singapore Fashion Runway: Fashion for a Social Cause? Watch this video to see how they’re changing perceptions, empowering communities, and developing  talents in the fashion world.

Inspirational Takeaways: Haben Girma

Posted on April 22, 2019 by All In

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to a Singapore Committee for UN Women event with Haben Girma as the speaker.
She was fantastic, she is an amazing salsa dancer, surfer and a Harvard law grad. She advocates for disability rights passionately. Haben is deaf blind, and her story inspired me.

Large Scale Study Finds No Link Between MMR Vaccines and Autism

Posted on March 6, 2019 by All In

The headlines in the past few months have been dominated by news of measles outbreaks in some parts of the USA as well as in Europe and in the Philippines. This brings up the controversial issue of the anti-vaccination movement and how they are gaining momentum worldwide. Log on to any social media platform and the debate is ferocious and …

Toys That Look Just Like You!

Posted on February 18, 2019 by All In

Mattel added two new Barbies to their 2019 Fashionista collection – one in a wheelchair and another with a prosthetic leg. In this article, we talk about why representation matters and other amazing brands and movements changing the way we think about physical disability through toys.

Improved Early Intervention Support for Families

Posted on January 30, 2019 by All In

If you are a parent of a child with special needs and is currently or planning to send your child for early intervention, here are some good news for you. Beginning this year, the Ministry for Social and Family Development (MSF) will be pushing out changes to the early intervention (EI) framework for families with …