New community library in Margaret Drive a safe space for children with special needs

Play.Able is a free community resource library for those with special needs or disabilities. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
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SINGAPORE - Watching her son exploring and playing with a variety of toys at Play.Able makes Ms Marie Ho's stress levels quickly dissipate.

It is one of the few places where her 10-year-old son, who has autism, can roam around safely and interact freely without facing judgement, said Ms Ho, 42.

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