Minor Issues: My son's journey of self-discovery in primary school

Any notion that a child should enter Primary 1 fully prepared for the rigours that await defeats the purpose of school, says the writer. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - I knew I should have done a better job preparing my son for Primary 1 when his teacher asked me on our first meeting if he had special needs.

The look of puzzlement on my face prompted her to quickly explain the problem.

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