Tag Archives: Autism

NETIZEN THINKS AUTISTIC CHARACTER ON SESAME STREET WILL LEAD TO LGBT INVASION

There is controversy brewing over the newly introduced autistic character on Sesame Street, but not for the reasons you might expect. In a Channel News Asia report about the show, a netizen by the name of Meng Lee accused the show's producers of introducing the character as a precursor to LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual) characters on the show.

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GRAB DRIVER SCOLDS MUM & SON WITH AUTISM FOR NOT BEHAVING NORMALLY

A parent felt shamed and humiliated by her Grab driver when he scolded her son with autism for not behaving like a normal child. According to netizen Kym, she had booked a Grab driver to ferry her from Buangkok to Ang Mo Kio. When he arrived, she and her son boarded the taxi, but her son tripped over the car's backseat carpet and caused it to become slanted. Annoyed with the boy, the Grab driver scolded her son and told him strictly to not dirty his car while adjusting the carpet back into place.

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MOTHER WHOSE AUTISTIC KID WENT MISSING “BLAMES” BUS DRIVER FOR GIVING HIM FREE RIDE

Last Friday, my 12-year-old son, who has autism, disappeared. I am so thankful to those who supported me in my search. I posted an appeal for help on Facebook, which was shared more than a thousand times. But how could he have taken a bus since he does not have a bus pass? Did the bus driver graciously give him a ride? It is almost impossible to search for a child with autism if he has taken public transport away from the original location. I hope that public transport operators will refrain from giving rides to children or adults who cannot pay and cannot explain why they cannot pay. Better still, they should alert the transport service's help station or contact the person's caregivers immediately.

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PAP MP ZAQY MOHAMAD FINALLY REPLIES AFTER CASE OF AUTISTIC CHILD’S PLIGHT GOES VIRAL

PPP will be looking into this case and we get news that Zaqy only responded AFTER his case went viral... of course with some silly conditions! The problem Aqil faced is not just an isolated case. PAP has this policy on "compulsory education" but ironically it didn't provide subsidies for special needs children in terms of education! This resulted in shortage of education places for these special needs children. We pay MILLIONS for TWO EDUCATION MINISTERS but yet we ended up with such backward education system!

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IS ZAQY MOHAMAD A REALLY USELESS MP? HELPS SINGTEL BUT IGNORES PLIGHT OF AUTISTIC CHILD

I refer to Facebook post by Aqil Alid whose predicament deserves the support of citizens. It is already a struggle for any parent with an autistic child. In this case, his child, Nabil, has almost turned 8 but has not be able to begin formal education. Although he could not assist his constituent, Zaqy somehow managed to find time to defend Singtel after the once in 50 years line outage on 3 December that lasted 24 hours. Zaqy also found time for events such as the BIG Farm Walk and Run but could not even belatedly help Aqil.

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S’PORE FATHER PENS HEARTBREAKING NOTE AFTER AUTISTIC CHILD GETS REJECTED BY SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOL AGAIN

We as parents are truly exhausted. Have tried numerous means of help...even to the extend of approaching the Member of Parliament of our area Mr Zaqy Mohamad in hopes to expedite the enrollment but till today..we have yet to receive even a reply from him regarding the matter regrettably. It is just emotionally tiring and draining to say the least...as a husband, seeing your wife shedding her tears helplessly in public as we step out of Eden School earlier on while hugging my son was the last straw for me!

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PATIENT K CUTS HAIR STYLISTS MADE DAY FOR MUM OF 2 AUTISTIC KIDS

Two of my kids have autism, my son and daughter. A few days ago we went to K Cuts Seletar Mall to have both my son and daughter's hair cut before school reopens. They closed their ears and moved their heads vigorously around even when the hairdressers had to cut their hair. Especially my son, his sensory overload was so bad that both me and hubby had to hold him down. To our surprise, both hairdressers cutting the kids' hair were very cool and understanding!!

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