22 Nov '11, 12pm

Help for parents with special needs children....

First an explanation of the issue. Several years ago, a group of parents with kids with speical needs met with then MYCS minister Vivian Balakrishnan to discuss the type of help govt can give to these parents. One of the biggest concerns for these parents is how their child will be cared for when they are no longer around. The child with special needs may need various kind of care such as medication, some of them need help with their meals and so on. While the parents are still around, very often one of them will quit his or her job to take of the child (you can't really trust the maid who is not trained to do this). You can imagine the challenge even for higher income earniers. For low income families, they whose income is barely sufficient, they fall into poverty and need state help - state help isn't much, I showed a video some time back about a low income family cope w...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2011/11/help-for-parent...

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