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You may have to do some research and networking to find the facilities that best suit your child. Inquire about the qualifications of staff, visit the school and speak to other parents before making a decision. The following are private institutions and charge fees.

  • Dover Court Preparatory School
    Dover Court, Dover Road
    Singapore
    139644
    Tel:+  65 6775 7664
    Fax: + 65 6777 4165
    email [email protected]
    website: www.dovercourt.edu.sg
    Centre for Special Education for children from 3 to 18 with moderate, severe or specific learning disabilities. Class sizes of 6 to 8 children. Curriculum incorporates a Life Skills Programme. 12 acre campus with swimming pool and sports field
  • Eton House International Primary School and Pre-school
    51 Broadrick Road
    Singapore
    439501
    Tel: + 65 6346 6922
    Fax: + 65 6346 6922
    email [email protected]
    website www.etonhouse.com.sg
    A primary school with after school care, holiday activities and a Chinese programme. Pre-schools in four different locations with enrollments taken from 18 mths. Special needs program at Newton campus.
  • Genesis School for Special Education
    16 Evans Road
    Singapore
    259363
    Tel: + 65 6733 1172
    Fax: + 65 6733 6695
    email [email protected]
    website: www.geocities.com/genesis_singapore/
    Family orientated program for children with language delay, language disorder, autism, attention deficit disorder, developmental delay etc From early intervention at pre-school level to life skills and pre-vocational classes for older students
  • Joy Place
    38C Belvedere Close, #01-03
    Singapore
    159883
    Tel: + 65 6475 2680
    Fax: + 65 6475 2680
    Email [email protected]
    Students aged 2 to 21 years include those with autism, downs syndrome, developmental delay, hearing impairment, learning difficulties, etc. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
  • Contact Child Support Services
    Tel: + 65 6467 6340
    email: [email protected]
    A team of people who support children with autism, downs syndrome etc in mainstream schools. The needs of the child are carefully matched with a school and a trained assistant, who is called a “shadow assistant” in some countries or “integration aid” in others. This person comes with a level of knowledge or life experience suitable to working with the child.

Other organizations where you could look for parent support groups and more information are:

  • Autism Association (Singapore)
    Blk 381 Clementi Avenue 5
    #01-398
    Singapore
    120381
    Tel: + 65 6774 6649
    Fax: + 65 6774 6957
    email: [email protected]
    website: web.singnet.com.sg/~autism/
  • Handicaps Welfare Association
    16 Whampoa Drive
    Singapore
    327725
    Tel: + 65 6254 3006
    Fax: + 65 6253 7375
    email: [email protected]
    website: www.hwa.org.sg
  • Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore
    800 Margaret Drive
    Singapore
    149310
    Tel: + 65 6479 5655
    Fax: + 65 6479 0706
    email: [email protected],org.sg
    website: www.minds.org.sg
  • Singapore Association for the Deaf
    227 Mountbatten Road
    Singapore
    397998
    Tel: + 65 6344 8274
    Fax: + 65 6345 7706
    website: www.sadeaf.org.sg
  • Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped
    47 Toa Payoh Rise
    Singapore
    298104
    Tel: + 65 6251 4331
    Fax: + 65 6253 7191
    website: www.savh.org.sg
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