Posts Tagged
‘Stories’

January 3, 2022

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by: admin

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Tags: Favorite, Opinion, Parenting, Stories

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Categories: Special Needs Parenting

“What does childcare look like when it works?, “By Chabeli Carrazana in the 19th” I reported on how childcare doesn’t work for American parents. Always on the hunt for the silver lining, however, I loved reading this review about a childcare provider in Chattanooga, Tennessee that has existed for 150 years. The Chambliss Center for […]

SINGAPORE – Ms. Sulochanah Kanapathy’s student was four years old but couldn’t say a word. But Ms. Sulochanah, 47, was determined to help and taught the child with special needs to speak his first words. The teacher at Ramakrishna Mission Sarada Kindergarten went a step further by making home visits, providing the child with additional […]

SINGAPORE – If there is one thing Victoria Junior College student Aaron Sim would like to say to other children with severe physical disabilities, it is to lead lives with a positive outlook. This approach helped the 16-year-old, who suffers from limb girdle muscular dystrophy and Asperger’s Syndrome, achieve excellent academic performance during his school […]

SINGAPORE – Instead of shuttling back and forth between preschools and ECI centers, parents will soon be able to enroll children with developmental needs in schools that offer both services. The inclusive support program will be tested in seven preschools across the island by June 2022. Minister of State for Social and Family Development Sun […]

October 15, 2021

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Tags: Headlines, Medicine, Michigan, Parenting, Stories

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Categories: Special Needs Parenting

This initiative, funded by the Wellness Office, collects narratives about the intersection of parenting and careers in healthcare. We invite you to share your own story or photos / artwork (yours or your children’s!) Work-life integration in medicine is a challenge in the best of times. Parenthood and the path to parenting add a whole […]

SINGAPORE – Mr. Nirat Singh Rajpal dreamed of inventing headphones for others like him who suffer from hearing loss. When he found out that such headphones already existed, Mr. Nirat founded an organization in Vietnam at the age of 16 to help students with the same disease. The Singaporean, who grew up in Vietnam, has […]

October 7, 2021

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Tags: Headlines, Medicine, Michigan, Parenting, Stories

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Categories: Special Needs Parenting

This initiative, funded by the Wellness Office, collects narratives about the intersection of parenting and careers in healthcare. We invite you to share your own story or photos / artwork (yours or your children’s!) Work-life integration in medicine is a challenge in the best of times. Parenthood and the path to parenting add a whole […]

September 30, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Dads, Give, Inspiring, Stories, Working, Year

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Categories: Parenting

Jonathan Ebbers, Consulting Services Manager, athenahealth athenaMoms started in 2011 as an informal email chain for new moms as athenahealth was a fast-moving, growing company. Over the years it grew into a formalized ERG evolving into athenaParents and then athenaFamilies as the group continued to strive for inclusion. Despite the name changes, the ERG leaders […]

September 29, 2021

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Tags: affected, askST, Child, COVID19, education, News, Parenting, PSLE, Rules, Stories, Top

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Categories: Special Needs Parenting

SINGAPORE – Confused by changing Covid-19 rules for candidates taking the primary school leaving exam (PSLE)? Ahead of the first written PSLE ​​paper on Thursday (September 30th), The Straits Times will answer questions about PSLE ​​candidates affected by the Covid-19 rules based on the guidance of the Department of Education (MOE) and Department of Health […]

September 29, 2021

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Tags: Give, Inspiring, Mothers, Stories, Working, Year

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Categories: Parenting

Laura Feeney, Senior Manager, Customer Success Strategy, Adobe Like many, I was unprepared for the profound challenges introduced by the pandemic. I was fortunate not to have lost immediate family members from COVID or my job, something many were not able to experience. For working parents, remote learning was especially fraught this past year and, […]

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Science Center dimmed lights and lowered the volume when a group of students with special educational needs recently visited. The 38 students at Grace Orchard School could, for example, borrow earmuffs if the exhibitions were too stimulating for them. This was part of the science center’s effort to better welcome people […]

SINGAPORE – More than 80 percent of teachers in a nationwide survey said their mental health was negatively impacted by their work amid the Covid-19 pandemic. They cited long working hours as one reason, with 80.6 percent saying they worked more than 45 hours a week. This is above the average for the working population […]