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2017 Preparing My Child with Autism for Mainstream Learning Part 1: Is My Child Ready?

Target Audience

Parents & Caregivers


 Full fee: S$78 per participant
CTG Co-Payment: S$10 per caregiver
(inclusive of GST, handout materials and refreshments)


Start Date: 2017-04-12
End Date: 2017-04-12
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Duration: 3 hr(s)

Programme Description

IMPORTANT NOTE: This workshop is the first of a 2-part series. The second part of this series, ‘Preparing my Child with Autism for Mainstream Learning Part 2: Strategies and Resources’, is available on 28 August 2017)

Are you considering a mainstream education placement for your child who has been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder? How do you know if your child is ready for mainstream education? What do you need to know? And how do you prepare your child and yourself? Attend this workshop to find out the answers to these questions and more.

This workshop aims to empower parents and caregivers with the information and key decision-making factors to make an informed decision regarding their child’s readiness for mainstream learning.

Each child with autism is different and has access to different levels of support. Participants will also learn about the different types of supports that will help students with autism overcome the challenges encountered in a mainstream school.

Participants will be encouraged to reflect on how the information can be utilised for making an informed decision that is best for their child.

Learning Goals:

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be empowered with the following:

  • make a more informed decision regarding their child’s placement in a mainstream school based on:
    • child’s abilities and readiness
    • available resources within the family
    • the school’s philosophy and available support
  • Identify steps that can be taken to gather more relevant information that will aid in the decision making process.

Targeted Audiences

Parents and Caregivers intending to enroll their pre-school children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in a mainstream Primary School

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Special Notes

CTG Application Form (Click to download the form)

Registration Closing Date 5th April 17


Autism Resource Centre (Singapore)


 Dr Lam Chee Meng,

Dr Lam Chee Meng, Principal Autism Consultant

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 Ms Lian Thomas Payamal,

Ms Lian Thomas Payamal, Chartered Educational Psychologist

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Mr Tan Qiu Quan, Ms Lina Kam, Training Coordinator
Tel: 6323-3258
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About Us

  • About Autism Resource Centre

    Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) or ARC(S), was established in response to the growing concern that the needs of this diverse population of people with autism go beyond existing provision. ARC(S) aims to highlight the needs of these individuals and to increase understanding and awareness of autism in our community.


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