Beating childhood learning difficulties

By Ivy Kwek, Yam Phui Yee

April 2010 FEATURE
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The play therapy room in Pusat bold-PSDC is a welcoming and safe space for children, especially those undergoing trauma, to express themselves freely.
Motherhood has been very tough for Mei Sing*, as both her sons have learning difficulties. She blames herself for the “misfortune”. Her older son has signs of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the younger one was identified as ADHD with learning difficulties at the age of four. “I was lost when I had my first child, because no one explained what to do about his special needs.”DESPERATE and helpless, Mei Sing searched for professional help and friends recommended the BOLD-PSDC Centre...

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Ivy Kwek

writes to seek answers. Her interests include socioeconomic development, politics and human rights issues.

Yam Phui Yee