'Why should I feel ashamed? I'm talking about my loved ones,' says mum whose 6 of 9 kids have special needs

Noor Irwan Rashid and Madam Tahirah Mohamed with their nine children. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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SINGAPORE - With nine children, aged two to 20, Madam Tahirah Mohamed, 44, has plenty on her plate by any measure of motherhood.

What makes her journey more remarkable is that six of her kids have special needs, and they have inspired the stay-at-home mother to become an articulate advocate for inclusivity.

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