Singapore's move to integrate pre-schools with early intervention support welcomed

Busy Bees' inclusive education consultant Tricia Tam training preschool teachers for the new Bright Path Specialised Care initiative.
Busy Bees' inclusive education consultant Tricia Tam training preschool teachers for the new Bright Path Specialised Care initiative.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE - Four times a week, Madam Pathmaranee Kumorsamy shuttles her five-year-old son, who has autism, from his early intervention centre to his pre-school.

Having to travel between the two places tires him out, and he is able to attend only a short two hours at the PAP Community Foundation (PCF) Sparkletots pre-school, said Madam Pathma, 36, a housewife.

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