Autism Awareness-Acceptance Month 2018

April is Autism Awareness-Acceptance Month! Our annual Walk for Autism Sabah is taking a break this year and will be back in 2019! In the meantime, C.H.I.L.D. Sabah has supported various events organised by equally enthusiastic parties.   Event 1 : Understanding The Many Faces of Autism - Journeying Together Organised by Special Needs & Paediatric Dental Services 3 April 2018 @ Dewan Auditorium Hospital Queen Elizabeth I   Event 2 : Program Inovasi Dalam Pendidikan Terapi Organised by Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi (MOSTI) and NASOM Kota Kinabalu 7 April 2018 @ Dewan Terbuka SK Pekan Tuaran   Event 3 : Volunteerism @ Puzzle Prints Sheltered Workshop Organised by Sabah Institute of Art 12 April 2018 @ Tanjung Aru   Event 4 : Autism Fair Organised by Program Pendidikan Khas Integrasi SMK Tansau in collaboration with Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Penampang 21 - 22 April 2018 @ Imago Mall   Event 5 : Autism Fun Run and Walk 2018 Organised by Program Pendidikan Khas Integrasi SK Pekan Tamparuli, Tuaran 22 April 2018 @ SK Pekan Tamparuli ...
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CitaCita Outreach Program

  CitaCita Outreach Program is a pilot project (supported by the state government for a period of one year) under Persatuan C.H.I.L.D. Sabah that intends to help change the lives of children with disabilities (particularly children who have Autism) to undergo one-to-one therapies at an affordable fee. This will in turn help relief lower-income families who cannot cope with high therapy fees to access the service. CCOP Registration Poster Program Details Duration : One (1) year Geographical Coverage : Kota Kinabalu (April 2018) and Kota Marudu (May 2018) Therapy Fee : RM 40.00 per month (1 hour per week; 4 hours per month) Learning Aids Fee : RM 10.00 per year ...
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ADIC 2018

C.H.I.L.D. Sabah attended the Arts & Disability International Conference (ADIC) in Singapore from 22 to 23 March 2018. The inaugural Conference focuses on innovative approaches in artistic practices, inclusive community engagement and bridging multi-sectorial partnerships. It also places the spotlight on persons with disabilities in leadership who play a critical role in shaping the arts into an inclusive platform. Innovation and leadership in enabling greater inclusion and diversity in the arts is the core underlying theme at the ADIC. Jointly organised by Very Special Arts Singapore (VSA) and the National Arts Council (NAC), ADIC 2018 aims to provide insights on innovative ways to increase arts. accessibility and facilitate sharing of best practices. The first of such in the ASEAN region, the Conference brings together international and local guest speakers and arts groups from Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Japan, Singapore and UK, arts practitioners and organisations, social professionals and key agencies to network and exchange insights and perspectives in arts and disability. ADIC 2018 is a special event of True Colours Festival, the first Asia Pacific Celebration of Artistes with Disabilities. Presented by UNESCO and The Nippon Foundation, with Platinum Sponsor DBS, it is produced by...
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Site Visit SAC3 & SJCRC

Sabah Animation Creative Content Centre (SAC3) and Seoul Jung-gu Community Rehabilitation Centre (Korea) visited Puzzle Prints Sheltered Workshop on 20 March 2018 with a total of 18 visitors (in which five were Autistic individuals). The purpose of the visit was to discuss the possibility of working together to create a global culture and arts convergence model for people with developmental disabilities. ...
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Empowering Teachers & Trainers Workshop (Part B)

Part B : Disability 101 to Understand Children with Disabilities Empowering Teachers & Trainers 20th January to 24th February 2018 (Five Saturdays) Ming Garden Hotel & Residences and The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu Week 1 Autism, 20th January 2018 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Signs and Symptoms and The M-Chat by Dr. Ho Siang Boon Communication Challenges in Children with Autism by Ms. Prudence Lingham Communication: Practical Strategies by Ms. Amelia Inbam Sensory Integration (SI) and ASD: Practical Classroom Strategies by Ms. June Kuo Week 2 Dyslexia, 27th January 2018 Topics presented by Dr. Ong Puay Hoon What is Dyslexia? Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia Causes of Dyslexia SMARTER*phonics Level 1 - Importance of Literacy, Listening and Phonological Awareness Skills Letter Sets 1 & 2 - Sounds, Blending Auditory Processing, Segmenting Activities and Sight Words Pre-Reading and Reading Activities of Book 1 Letter Sets 3 & 4 - Sounds, Blending Auditory Processing, Segmenting Activities and Sight Words Pre-Reading and Reading Activities of Book 2 Week 3 Attention Deficit Hyperactive...
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Empowering Teachers & Trainers Workshop (Part A)

Part A : Foundation to Understand Children with Disabilities Empowering Teachers & Trainers This workshop is organised in partnership with C.H.I.L.D. Sabah, Majlis Perkhidmatan Masyarakat Sabah (MPMS) and UNICEF Malaysia, and comprises of two parts: Part A: Foundation (27th to 28th November 2017 - Two Days) 1. The knowledge to understand and teach Children with Disabilities; 2. To comprehend various services that are available in Sabah for Children with Disabilities; 3. The role of Clinical Psychologist in helping Children with Disabilities; 4. How to identify a child with disabilities in your classroom; 5. Speech Therapy; 6. Music Therapy; 7. Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP); 8. Physiotherapy; 9. Occupational Therapy and Sensory Integration; 10. Educational Kinesiology; 11. UNICEF’s Convention on the Rights of a Child; 12. Disability Equality Training (DET). Part B: Disability 101 (20th January to 24th February 2018 - Five Saturdays) 1. Autism (20th January 2018); 2. Dyslexia (27th January 2018); 3. Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) / Attention Deficit Disorder (3rd February 2018); 4. Classroom Management (10th February 2018); 5. Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy (24th February 2018). Objectives of the Workshop 1. The knowledge to understand and...
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The Smurfs Sensory Movie

A sensory friendly movie for individuals who have special needs and their families. It was held at Golden Screen Cinemas, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall with 88 seats. The cinema had the following features: Dimmed lights Low sounds Audience are allowed to bring gluten-free food Audience are allowed to walk, talk, jump, scream etc. ...
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Intergalactic Night Run 2017

12th August 2017, Saturday Perdana Park, Tanjung Aru, Sabah Flag Off 7PM Distance 8KM The Intergalactic Night Run 2017 is C.H.I.L.D. Sabah's first sport-related fund raising event that was organised to raise funds to purchase equipment for Puzzle Prints Sheltered Workshop, an initiative of Persatuan C.H.I.L.D. Sabah that provides employment for young adults within the Autism Spectrum in a work-life balanced environment. Despite the rain, the run saw more than 450 runners supporting the cause. Special Thanks Sabah Government DBKK Polis Diraja Perdana Park (Venue Sponsor) Tritonic (Official Less Sweet Isotonic Drink Sponsor) Grandis Hotels & Resorts KFC Balloonyco Sabah Amateur Radio Society (SARS) Pusat Sukarelawan Kebajikan Sabah (PSKS) FightSaber Sabah KK CAUSEplay Lyndora Cakes & Cookies Event photos by Srap Dsign & Elijah Baxter ...
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Conteng Bah 2017

Doodle Malaysia hosted the event Conteng-Bah! at Riverson Mall Sabah from 22nd to 23rd July 2017 from 10.00 AM until 7.00 PM : Bringing Home-grown Culture & Togetherness within the Local Art Scene & Community. “Conteng-Bah” celebrated Sabahan entrepreneurs and artists showcasing their own creative products and services, namely in arts and crafts. There were also features on Sabahan artists and art likewise to commemorate Sabah culture and identity. A first of its kind, the event aimed to create a linkage between Sabahan art with the world. Various activities, performances and vendors (including Puzzle Prints Sheltered Workshop) were present to liven the event. ...
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