Singapore Budget 2014: Over 50,000 special needs children and those with disabilities to get educational and transport subsidies
Published on Mar 13, 2014 12:15 PM
More than 50,000 children with special needs and people with disabilities will soon receive more help from the Government to the tune of $56 million a year, said Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development Low Yen Ling on Thursday in Parliament.
Of this sum, $32 million will go to fund subsidies provided under the Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (Eipic).
The other $24 million will go to defraying the transport costs of the disabled who either take public transport, special transport services or taxis.
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