Pre-schools create spaces with sensory, gym equipment for kids with special needs in pilot scheme

The gym room at PCF Sparkletots centre at Fernvale Block 455. PHOTO: PCF
PCF Sparkletots centre at Fernvale Block 455 is the first of the seven pre-schools to be ready. PHOTO: PCF
The centre has a play corner for children to calm down before resuming class activities. PHOTO: PCF
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SINGAPORE - Several pre-schools are adding spaces and equipment to support children aged three to six with special needs in a pilot inclusive programme led by the Early Childhood Development Agency.

Full-time early intervention professionals and visiting allied health professionals are also deployed to the pre-schools to provide specialist support to children with developmental needs, as part of the Inclusive Support Programme launched last October.

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