July 25, 2015

An Eggsperiment: Factory Eggs vs. Home-Grown Eggs

Factory-farmed eggs
Eggs sure don’t taste like they used to, do they? That’s because chickens are now raised in commercial farms, also known as CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations). A centre for fattening up animals! A place where animals are robots on a conveyor belt—food in, eggs out. A chicken’s natural diet consists of what it can scratch up in the yard or forest—insects, worms, greens, grains, and plenty of sunshine and fresh air! But factory farmed animals don’t have any of that. Instead, they only eat processed commercial feed (more on that later), breathe in thick ammonia from each other’s faeces and never see the sun.

So, I decided to keep my own chickens, to see if I could produce a better egg. I have only one principle—no processed food. Their staple food is whole wheat, whole rice (with husk), millet and peanuts. I gave up on organic soybeans (regular soybeans are GMO) because it was too expensive. The chickies were none the worse for it. I supplement their diet with green veggies and occasionally, carrots, oatmeal with milk and yoghurt, mealworms, cockroaches, fruits, melon seeds, beansprouts and assorted kitchen scraps. My chickens’ diet is not optimal though - they don’t get quite enough fresh greens and bugs, simply because they have decimated everything in the garden! However, they do get plenty of fresh air and sunshine, and I only feed them natural whole grains, no commercial chicken feed. No chicken would eat commercial chicken feed anyway unless they had no other option.

And so... the results of my experiment! The eggs absolutely do taste better, although it is still not as good as I remember it from my childhood. The texture is firmer than store-bought eggs (although that could be because it’s fresher), the membrane is much thicker and stronger, and the shell is almost always harder. An all-over healthier egg!

And then, a surprising result...

March 21, 2015

US Supreme Court to Review US Vaccine Court's Criteria


This is momentous news!

Parents in the US whose children have been injured or killed by vaccines canNOT sue the manufacturer for a defective product because Pharma has paid Govt well enough that they are exempted from all liability. Isn't that fantastic! Money can buy you everything! However, you can make a claim from Vaccine Court, which is a separate court system in itself, with its own courtroom, judges, etc. Easier to buy, I suppose, when there are not so many candidates to bribe. The fund from which compensation is paid does not belong to the government either. It comes from a tax levied on each vaccine, which means that other parents whose children survived are paying for your child's damage. Get this - other parents are paying. So neither pharma nor the government feels the pain for damaging your child, therefore they have no incentive whatsoever to make vaccines safe.

May 28, 2014

Pig DNA in Our Foods











Malaysian Muslims are in a huge uproar over pig DNA that was detected in two varieties of Cadbury’s chocolate bars (read more). Fingers are pointing everywhere - JAKIM (the halal certification agency), the Health Ministry, and of course, Cadbury themselves. (What, nobody accusing saboteurs?) Some Muslims even want their stomachs pumped or are demanding that Cadbury pay for their blood transfusions. Quothe Ms. Sabariah Abdullah from the Allied Coordinating Committee of Islamic NGOs, which represents 18 major Islamic NGOs in Malaysia, “We are what we eat. [As a result of consuming pig DNA], our faces will also look like pigs. Psychologically, we will also become like pigs.” Now, everyone knows that is ridiculous. Pigs are very intelligent.

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November 6, 2013

African Nodding Disease is Actually Vaccine-Induced Absence Seizures




















Why is Angelina Jolie hugging an African child tied to a post like an animal?

This child, and many others like him, has severe brain damage. He is tied to the post to prevent him from wandering off and getting eaten by lions, or falling into the well during a seizure. Wandering is what children with brain damage do (like children with autism). When the brain damage is severe enough, the victim has seizures too. The condition is named “African Nodding Disease” where the child stares blankly for a few minutes and the head falls forward briefly like someone nodding off to sleep.

Watch this video and you will have a good idea of what “Nodding Disease” is.

June 4, 2013

Vaccine Ingredients: Do you know what you are shooting your child up with?

As a concerned parent, you carefully read the labels of all the processed food you feed your baby and take care to avoid MSG, preservatives, dyes, etc. (at least I hope you do). But do you bother to read the label of what you inject into your baby?

















October 28, 2012

Dr. Wakefield’s study on MMR vaccine and autism was never wrong

Oho...  So my letter, “Vaccines: Heading UK study did not claim a link to autism” (28 October, 2012) got published in the New Straits Times today.

They hardly changed a word I wrote. However, by judicious removal of large chunks of my words, they managed to make ‘me’ say the complete opposite instead - that vaccines do NOT cause autism. Fantastic. You gotta love Malaysian editors. It’s an art, putting words in people’s mouths, changing people’s words to say what THEY want said.

Here is my original letter in full. With the truth they censored. Why? Cos should people know the truth and refuse the government’s “free” vaccines, they can no longer purchase so many vaccines at overinflated prices from the pharma companies that they and their cronies own.

The UK government is exactly the same. Well, you decide who’s telling the truth in this story. Your child’s life depends on it.

October 21, 2012

Malaysian Vaccination Schedule: Do You Know What Your Child is Getting?

I wanted to know how many vaccines Malaysian children are taking nowadays, and I couldn’t find a number anywhere, so I sat down to do a count. What I discovered astounded me—we are on par with the USA! And that’s not something to be proud of.

Here is a list of compulsory vaccines as dictated by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia. According to them, “The schedule is compulsory although it is not strictly enforced or enforceable policy.” (Source) And no, your child does not need to be vaxed to enter school. You just need to show them your child’s vaccination record for record-keeping purposes. It is not a requirement to receive education.

March 16, 2012

Fundraiser: Walk for Autism







What: Charity walk to raise funds for NASOM (National Autism Society of Malaysia)
When: Sunday, 15 April 2012, 7.30am
Where: Citta Mall, Ara Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

June 28, 2011

Workshops, July 2011

Managing Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, 6 July 2011, 7pm

Speaker: Dr. Shan Ong

Dr. Shan Ong is a consultant paediatrician in private practice based in Caringbah, Sydney, Australia. While he works in general paediatrics, he is also a specialist in child development. His interest in developmental paediatrics includes the assessment and management of children with developmental disabilities including autistic spectrum disorders, language disorders, specific learning difficulties and behaviour disorders. Dr. Shan has extensive experience working in multidisciplinary teams and communicating with families of children with multiple disabilities.

June 4, 2011

Biomedical Causes of Autism (and Other Developmental Disorders)

This is a very, very simplified summary of all the known physical, biological and chemical problems that cause autism, as written in this book:

Changing the Course of Autism: A Scientific Approach for Parents and Physicians

by Dr. Bryan Jepson, with Jane Johnson


June 2, 2011

Do Children with Autism Think?

I've often wondered, are children with autism aware of what is going on around them? Do they think? Do they reason? When you talk to them, all you get is a glassy, blank stare, if there is even any eye contact. Is anybody home in there? Do they know what is going on but just don't respond? Or are they lost in their own world, completely oblivious to what is going on outside? How do they sit there and watch the fan spin for three hours? (Talk about a long attention span!) What are they thinking? Do they even think anything? What do they feel (emotionally) when they bang their heads on the wall?

Here are two fascinating accounts of what goes on inside autistic children's minds.

May 29, 2011

Why did Grace van Cutsem cover her ears? Hyperacusis.

If you watched William and Kate's wedding, you might have noticed this little cutie pie who covered her ears and looked unhappy throughout much of the ceremony.

She is William's god-daughter, little Grace van Cutsem, 3, the bridesmaid whom the media has uncharitably dubbed "Grumpy Grace" and "the Frowning Flowergirl".

The media reported that 'the grumpiest girl in England' was 'pouting', 'the least happy person in the world', and 'had had enough of what was going on behind her'. (Click for full pic.)

What an awful thing to say! Nothing could be further from the truth.

May 25, 2011

Recovered from Autism: Danny K.

Danny (not his real name) was "born with autism" in 2006. He was finally diagnosed at 2 yrs 4 mths and began intervention immediately. Danny's mum, Gillian, writes about Danny's recovery journey, which took only three years.

May 10, 2011

Autism now affects 1 in 38 children

Autism rates may be higher than thought
By Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times
May 8, 2011

In the first study to take a broad-population look at the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders — types of autism ranging from severe symptoms to the milder Asperger's syndrome [my note: ASD here includes autism, Asperger's and PDD-NOS] — researchers found a rate of 2.64% among South Korean children. That's 1 in 38 children, a rate far higher than the estimate of 1 in 110 children for the U.S. by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Having a debate on vaccine safety? Read this first.

If you've ever had an argument a debate with anyone over the safety of vaccines, here is a tongue-in-cheek guide on how to carry on a cogent argument. :)

The Vaccine Debater’s Handbook
by Marsha McClelland
April 21, 2011

The Vaccine Debater’s Handbook: Your Guide to Ensuring Your Ego has Priority Over Logical Discussion

1. Always assume those who disagree with you are maniacal monsters who wish to cause as much harm as possible to the human race.

2. When confronted with research that goes against your current line of thinking, reject it immediately as baseless and flawed or respond to any points to which you have no answer with insults or threats.

April 10, 2011

Recovered from Autism: Maya Viktoria

On April 2, World Autism Day, the United Daily News (a Chinese-language newspaper in Sarawak, Malaysia) published this story about my friend and biomed guru, Marissa Bagshaw, who has recovered one child from autism and is in the process of recovering another.

If you read Mandarin, see the original article here: “Angel Wings to Fly Again: Maya's Autism Recovery Journey” - Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.

This story was also published in today’s Star (mainstream highly pro-vax English-language daily). It’s pretty much the same, however, all mention of vaccines have been edited out (surprise surprise). Read the full article here: My Daughters Had Autism.

January 8, 2011

Symptoms of Auditory Processing Disorder (in pictures)

This is a continuation of an earlier post on what is an Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and the behavioural symptoms of APD. (See: Learning Disabilities: Symptoms Checklist.)

Today we'll talk about how to spot APD by looking at your child's writing.

The child with APD has difficulty with spelling due to their inability to hear clearly. They have trouble discerning similar-sounding sounds. For example, when the teacher says "ba", sometimes they hear "ba" and sometimes they hear "da". Or maybe they even hear "pa". So they are never really sure whether "b" sounds like "buh" or "duh" or "puh". When asked to spell "bad", they might very well write "dap".

August 11, 2010

Using EEGs to diagnose developmental disorders

Dr. Aditi Shankardass, a clinical neuroscientist at the Bright Minds Institute has pioneered the use of EEGs in diagnosing developmental disorders like autism, learning disabilities, mental retardation, ADHD, etc. This is interesting because previously, these disorders were diagnosed by measuring the symptoms of a problem that is neurological in origin. Some disorders, like autism, don't even have a proper measurable scale that can be used for diagnosis. It is only diagnosed based on observation, which is very subjective and makes for a lot of misdiagnoses. So doesn't it make sense that if there is a problem in the brain, you should actually be measuring the function of the brain itself?

May 25, 2010

Biomedical Doctors in Malaysia

Hallelujah! We finally have biomedical doctors in Malaysia!!! Biomed doctors are also known as DAN (Defeat Autism Now!) doctors.

(See: What is Biomedical Treatment?)

May 12, 2010

Andrew Wakefield's new book: Callous Disregard

Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines: The Truth Behind a Tragedy

By Andrew Wakefield, Foreword by Jenny McCarthy

Andrew Wakefield reveals the the inside story of the vaccine-autism connection, and his controversial research. As Andrew Wakefield states in his prologue, “If autism does not affect your family now, it will. If something does not change—and change soon—this is almost a mathematical certainty. This book affects you also. It is not a parochial look at a trivial medical spat in the United Kingdom, but dispatches from the battlefront in a major confrontation—a struggle against compromise in medicine, corruption of science, and a real and present threat to children in the interests of policy and profit. It is a story of how ‘the system’ deals with dissent among its doctors and scientists.”

May 11, 2010

Big Pharma Admits that Vaccines Cause Autism

Am I seeing this right? *rubs eyes* Whoah! Big Pharma actually admits (albeit in very fine print) that vaccines cause autism?

Says the insert from MedImmune's FluMist H1N1 vaccine, also known as Fluenz in the UK (Read full vaccine insert here):










May 10, 2010

Workshop: A Better Life for Our Special Child

One Small Step Towards Achieving a Better Life for Our Special Child
Saturday & Sunday, 22 - 23 May 2010, 9am - 5pm

Some of us are born more special than others. Why can you see and I cannot? Why am I born with autism while you are not? Why is my world different than yours? Why? Why? Often, when we are blessed with a special child or sibling, we ask ourselves—why me? What have I done wrong? But did it ever occur to us that this very same thought may just be going through the mind of our special child or sibling? What then do we do or how do we go about helping our special sibling get on in their life?

April 29, 2010

Workshop: How to Improve Your Child's Handwriting

Occupational Approach to Handwriting Skills in Children
Saturday, 22 May 2010, 9am - 1pm

Is your child's handwriting difficult to read? Is it an uphill battle getting him to do any handwriting homework? How would you like to spend less time getting him to do his writing and improve it too?

April 15, 2010

Workshop: Spare the Cane, Praise More!

Positive Parenting vs. Punitive Parenting
Sunday, 18 April 2010, 2 – 5 pm

There is a specific role to for the cane in behaviour management but many teachers and parents use the cane indiscriminately.

Research shows that positive, motivational techniques are highly effective in creating a positive atmosphere at home and school, resulting in comprehensive learning and good relationships.

February 9, 2010

Workshop: Enhancing Visual Processing Skills

Saturday, 3 March 2010, 9am - 1pm

“My child has a poor memory – she can't remember things that she has just learnt the day before!” one mother commented. Another complained, “My poor child is very clumsy. He is always knocking into things or falling over objects!”

Do these children have poor memory or poor eyesight? Or something more serious, e.g., a Visual Processing Deficit?

February 7, 2010

Why Wakefield Had to be Silenced: 14-Monkey Study Proves Hep B Vaccine Causes Autism

Andrew Wakefield, Scientific Censorship, and Fourteen Monkeys: A Statement from Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey
Generation Rescue, Los Angeles
February 5, 2010
[Article reproduced in its entirety]

Dr. Andrew Wakefield is being discredited to prevent an historic study from being published that for the first time looks at vaccinated versus unvaccinated primates and compares health outcomes, with potentially devastating consequences for vaccine makers and public health officials.

January 21, 2010

Talk: Biomedical Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tuesday, 9 February 2010, 7.30pm – 9.30pm

“I would like other families to know that autism is treatable, reversible, and in some cases curable. There is hope for any child, no matter how severely afflicted. All children, with intensive biomedical protocols, can improve and enjoy a better quality of life.” - Claudia, USA

January 15, 2010

Which Type of Parent Are You?

Over the years, in meeting hundreds of parents of children with learning disabilities or other neurological or developmental disorders, I've found that parents belong to several distinct species. Which one are you?

Parentus ignoramus

The parentus ignoramus has never heard of learning disorders and has no clue what I am talking about, even after a clear explanation has been given. No matter. However, they also make no attempt to learn more about it or read available reading materials, and consequently, make no effort to help their child.

January 2, 2010

Symptoms of Dyslexia

If you are reading this, you are probably a parent whose child is struggling with reading or is falling behind in school. You are wondering if your child really has a learning problem or if he just has lousy teachers. You think he is simply lazy, unmotivated, naughty or 'slow'. Maybe you blame yourself for not spending enough time with him on his studies. But then you've also spent loads of money, time and energy on extra tutoring, bribes, punishments and enrichment programmes and still nothing has worked.

December 27, 2009

Pesticides and Autism

Pesticide Link to Autism Suspected
by Marla Cone
Los Angeles Times
July 30, 2007

Women who live near California farm fields sprayed with organochlorine pesticides may be more likely to give birth to children with autism, according to a study by state health officials to be published today.

The rate of autism among the children of 29 women who lived near the fields was extremely high, suggesting that exposure to the insecticides in the womb might have played a role. The study shows a link between pesticides and the neurological disorder, which affects one in every 150 children.

November 6, 2009

Arnold Klein is a Stinking Liar!

Harvey Levin and Arnold Klein
Earlier, I had questioned why Michael Jackson's dermatologist, Dr. Arnold Klein, took it upon himself to diagnose and prescribe medications for Michael's psychiatric problem (anxiety) when he is not a psychiatrist.

I was delighted when Harvey Levin, managing editor of TMZ, picked up on my post and put this question to Dr. Klein himself. Ha! I should like to see him squirm his way out of that!

Arnie's reply? "I'm not just a dermatologist, I'm also an internist."

October 27, 2009

Workshop: Art Therapy for Children with Autism

Discovering your Child Through Art Therapy: The Role of Creative Play and Imagination in Child Development
Saturday, 14 November 2009, 9am – 5pm

This workshop attempts to share with you the basics of art therapy and the effectiveness of art as a healing therapy especially for children on the autistic spectrum disorder.

October 2, 2009

Do Candy-Eating Kids Become Criminal Adults?

By Alice Park
Time
October 2, 2009

What parent hasn't used candy to pacify a cranky child or head off a brewing tantrum? When reasoning, threats and time-outs fail, a sugary treat often does the trick. But while that chocolate-covered balm may be highly effective in the short term, say British scientists, it may be setting youngsters up for problem behavior later. According to a new study, kids who eat too many treats at a young age risk becoming violent in adulthood.

September 4, 2009

DJ AM: Another Death by Xanax

When will this end? Before Michael Jackson has even been buried, another celebrity falls victim to the same cocktail of drugs, prescribed by legal drug pushers.

Disc jockey Adam Michael Goldstein (aka DJ AM) was found dead in his apartment due to an overdose of painkillers. The circumstances of his addiction are eerily similar to Michael Jackson's.

July 12, 2009

Who Killed Michael Jackson? Murderer #2: Dr. Arnold Klein

In the continuing saga of who killed Michael Jackson, it was reported that five doctors are currently under investigation. Michael's dermatologist, Dr. Arnold Klein, has denied that he is one of the five.

If this is true, then the LAPD is surely sleeping on the job.

June 18, 2009

Workshop: Play Therapy

Getting to Know Your Child's Inner Emotions – Play Therapy
Saturday, 4 July 2009, 9am – 1pm

Why is this workshop for you?

German Educator, Friedrich Froebel (1782 – 1852) asserts that "children's play is not mere sport, but full of meaning and import. Play and sports are part and parcel of vital development for our children's wholistic growth."

Andrew Ng, a very experienced Play Therapist, will enlighten you on the impact of play on a child during the magical years of his life. How do you effectively bond with your child? Do you know what he is thinking? Feeling? How do you transfer social values and enhance developmental soft skills? Reverse or minimise challenging behaviour?

Come to the workshop! Make a difference in your child's life – make play a priority!

June 17, 2009

ADHD Drugs Can Cause Sudden Cardiac Deaths

The death of a beloved child means that the future is a thing of the past.
-- Peter De Vries (1910-1993), from The Blood of the Lamb (1961)

So... not only are ADHD drugs ineffective, they can also kill your child. When even the FDA says so, you know it's serious. And yet the doctors and authorities who undoubtedly have many fingers in the pie urge you to keep your child drugged up in spite of the horrendous risks. Hypocritical much?

Perhaps you might want to move to Canada, where the government has enough morals to keep Big Pharma from pushing potentially fatal drugs to children. Alternately, why not go for safer and more effective alternatives instead of drugging him for life, or worse, taking his life?

Top 10 Excuses Why Parents Don't Want to Treat Their Children's Learning Disabilities


10. There's treatment? My doctor told me (decades ago) that there was no treatment. You're bluffing me!

9. I can't send her for treatment, what would the neighbours think?

8. Oh, he'll grow out of it.

7. She doesn't have a learning disability, she's just lazy.

June 16, 2009

Autism Benefit Concert

Hand-in-Hand with the Stars
3, 4 & 5 July 2009, Kuala Lumpur

The Parents' Resource for Autism Malaysia (PR4A) is organising a concert to raise funds for on-going activities by PR4A and to set up new centres in the Klang Valley, Ipoh, Penang and Malacca to train parents in various forms of therapy.

The prevalence rate of children with autism in Malaysia is 1 in 600. Funds are needed to continuously train and develop the children's capabilities. Parents of these children are also in constant need for support, both financial and in guidance, to cope.

Please go and show your support! It's all for a good cause!

May 28, 2009

Workshop: How to Handle Hyperactive Children

Saturday, 27 June 2009, 8.30am - 1pm

Hands-On Approach in Handling Hyperactive Kids in School and at Home

Is your hyperactive kid stressing you out? Do you feel like their energy is neverending? Do you feel like it’s an uphill battle teaching them anything which requires a longer attention span or just getting them to sit down? Would you like to spend more quality time with them without being stressed out?

May 27, 2009

What is Biomedical Treatment?

You may have heard of biomedical treatment if your child has a autism, ADHD, learning difficulties, ‘behavioural problems’ that do not respond to discipline or other kinds of vaccine injuries.

What is biomedical treatment?

Biomedical treatment is medical treatment that treats and corrects the fundamental physiological or biochemical problems that is causing the disease. It treats the physical root cause of the problem and returns the body to a state of health. Without correcting the basic physical imbalances, higher-level treatments like occupational therapy, speech therapy or behavioural therapies are usually ineffective. It is different from conventional medicine in that conventional medicine only suppresses the symptom but never corrects the underlying cause of the disease, creating a permanent dependence on medication. It does not return one to a state of health, but perpetuates disease by only masking the symptoms.

‘Psychological disorders’ like autism or ADHD are due to biochemical imbalances in the body or the brain. ‘Bad behaviour’ (that is not due to lack of discipline) like hyperactivity, is only an outward symptom of a larger problem inside. These physical and biochemical problems are not only treatable, they are curable as well (provided you start early enough). Your child is not “just misbehaving”.

May 24, 2009

Free Talk: Autism—Myth and Mystery

Saturday, 30 May 2009, 9.45am - 12pm

As Nick climbed the grilles on the fourth floor of the school building, tears streaked down his cheeks. Silently, he contemplated letting go to end it all. He could hear his schoolmates calling, but the multitude of sounds made no sense to him. Nick looked down and saw the only face he could trust. He released his grip and fell into the arms of his teacher's aide. "Why is every day so hard? Why is my world so different?" he sobbed.

Much has been said about autism recently. But what really is autism? A disease, an illness or a disorder?

May 18, 2009

Workshop: Improve your child's working memory

Saturday, 20 June 2009, 9.30am - 1pm

Cutting-edge research has shown that working memory—the ability to store and manipulate information—is the most important learning skill a child can have. Working memory is the foundation of good grades and a successful life beyond the classroom. Without it, students would fail at every task, and with it they can dramatically improve their classroom performance.

How can you make working memory work for your students?

Half of Children with Learning Disabilities Have Auditory Processing Disorder

A study has found that 43% of children referred for learning difficulties have Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). 25% have both APD and dyslexia.

May 16, 2009

Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus Came from Roche Lab

Swine Flu May Be Human Error; WHO Investigates Claim
By Jason Gale and Simeon Bennett
Bloomberg News
May 13, 2009


The World Health Organization is investigating a claim by an Australian researcher that the swine flu virus circling the globe may have been created as a result of human error.

Adrian Gibbs, 75, who collaborated on research that led to the development of Roche Holding AG’s Tamiflu drug, said in an interview that he intends to publish a report suggesting the new strain may have accidentally evolved in eggs scientists use to grow viruses and drugmakers use to make vaccines.

May 13, 2009

Swine Flu (H1N1) an Excuse to Push New, Untested Vaccine

We’re fighting the wrong pandemic
By Dr. Barry Sears
ZoneDiet.com
May 11, 2009

We have been deluged with reports of the coming swine flu pandemic and the potential deaths of thousands, if not millions. Like any good bureaucratic action, the response has been “shoot, ready, aim”.

So what are the real facts about swine flu? First, at least half the Mexicans who died from the “swine flu” never had the swine flu. Second, more than 12,000 Americans die from the flu every year. That’s more than 1,000 per month even after considering flu shots. [Total swine flu deaths in the entire world to this day: 63. Total swine flu deaths in the US: 3.] Yikes!!! Pandemic!!!

May 8, 2009

ADHD drugs - Long-term benefits: none, Long-term risks: plenty

Debate Over Drugs For ADHD Reignites; Long-Term Benefit For Children at Issue
By Shankar Vedantam, Washington Post
March 27, 2009

New data from a large federal study have reignited a debate over the effectiveness of long-term drug treatment of children with hyperactivity or attention-deficit disorder, and have drawn accusations that some members of the research team have sought to play down evidence that medications do little good beyond 24 months.

May 7, 2009

Workshop: "My Child Does Not Know How to Play!"

Saturday, 23 May 2009, 9am – 12pm

Play is something that comes so naturally to children. Yet, sadly, not all children know how to play. Special children more often than not have to be taught how to play. Something that most parents take so lightly takes a serious step in the life of a special child. Why is play so important? Unknown to many, when a child plays, many skill sets such as cognitive skills, motor skills and communication skills are heightened and developed. Not forgetting the fact that when parents play with their child, the element of bonding is further developed. During this talk, the speaker will share her experiences and findings on the importance of play for development, especially in a special child.

April 14, 2009

Free Money for Children with Learning Disabilities

Yep, you heard that right! The Malaysian government is giving free money and a ton of benefits to people with disabilities, and that includes children with learning disabilities and autism. Now you can no longer say you can't afford treatment!