In conjunction with World Autism Awareness Month, here is a compilation of makchic’s current and past articles on autism.
Khairy and Nori have been in the public eye for a long time, but not much is known about their journey as parents of an autistic child. Here is their story.
Dr. May Ng is a paediatric endocrinologist and mother of three. Her eldest son, Brendan has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In her debut book, she documents her life as a medical practitioner and mother to an autistic child. Read the review here.
We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym (WRTS), an inclusive play gymnasium in Ara Damansara, recently launched a programme called ‘Therapy Through Play’, featuring fun and friendly sessions for children with special needs.
In a bid to be more inclusive, and to increase public understanding of autism, Sunway Putra Mall has dedicated every Tuesday as Autism Friendly Day. One of our writers wrote a review after a visit with her son who is on the spectrum.
Where do you start learning about autism if your child is diagnosed with the developmental disability? What do you need to note? A mum shares her experiences here.
Autism manifests in many different ways and forms, that is why it is a spectrum. And just like a neurotypical child, everyone has their own uniqueness.
Your child may have special needs. How do you know? What do you do? A contributor shares the journey which started when she sensed her son was different.