Parents Support Groups

Hua Ming Autism Society
provides education and training to children with autism and counseling to their parents. It conducts training programmes, seminars, workshops and related activities for children with autism and their parents.

Parents’ Resource For Autism
an association formed by parents who have children with autism and related learning disorders.

Autism Resources Malaysia
provides resources and information for adults in theĀ autism spectrum.

Organisations (Special Needs)

Malaysian Care
provides early intervention programmes for children with special needs, also contains a comprehensive service directory for people with disabilities in Malaysia.

Malaysian Down Syndrome Association
contains information on Down Syndrome and various services they offer, e.g. day care, therapies, early intervention programme.

National Autisme Society of Malaysia (NASOM)
contains information on Autism and various services they offer, e.g. assesment and diagnosis, early intervention programme.

Sau Seng Lum (Puchong) Dialysis & Stroke Rehabilitation Center
offers speech therapy, occupational therapy, music therapy among others.

 

Education and Therapy

College of Allied Educators
specializes in courses for parents, teachers and caregivers to acquire practical skills and tools required to support children with Dyslexia, Autism, ADD/ADHD and Dyspraxia.

Senses at Play
retails and supplies educational toys and therapy tools to hospitals, therapists, learning centres and parents, also organises workshops for parents and teachers in the the area of special needs.

Recommended Parenting Books

– Great Kids: Helping Your Baby and Child Develop the Ten Essential Qualities for a Healthy, Happy Life
by Stanley I Greenspan

– The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five “Difficult” Types of Children
by Stanley I. Greenspan, Jacqueline Salmon

– Nurture the Nature
by Michael Gurian

– The Absorbent Mind
by Maria Montessori

Books (Special Needs)

– The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth (Merloyd Lawrence Book)
by Stanley I. Greenspan, et al (also available in Mandarin)

– Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew
by Ellen Notbohm

– Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Other ASDs
by Chantal Sicile-Kira, Temple Grandin

– Autism Life Skills: From Communication and Safety to Self-Esteem and More – 10 Essential Abilities Every Child Needs and Deserves to Learn
by Chantal Sicile-Kira

– Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent’s Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs ofTeenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder
by Chantal Sicile-Kira, Temple Grandin

– 1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
by Veronica Zysk, Ellen Notbohm

– Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism or Other Developmental Issues, 2nd Edition
by Maria Wheeler

– The Social Skills Picture Book Teaching play, emotion, and communication to children with autism
by Jed Baker

– Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers
by Julia Moor

Books (Math)

– Number Sense and Number Nonsense: Understanding the Challenges of Learning Math
by Nancy Krasa, Sara Shunkwiler