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Read the articles below for the latest update of A Mother's Wish.

11 Oct 2018

It was a pleasure and privilege to conduct an interactive workshop with parents of special needs kids and teens at the Gurkha Contingent on October 7th. Even though they were part of a tightly-knit community and were more at ease with Nepali, these parents embraced me...

30 Nov 2017

Life-Changing Decision

Towards the end of August, Jerome and I decided to move Sebastien, my 20-year-old son, from Singapore to Bali. Over the past six years, we had had to struggle with Sebastien’s increasingly explosive meltdowns, characterised by high anxiety and ext...

3 Sep 2017

The Hallmark of 1st world country can best be captured by the prevalent societal attitudes towards the handicapped (physically and mentally). As the mother of Sebastien, a 21- year-old autistic young man, these are two scenarios we have experienced around the world, wh...

26 May 2016

Last night, I had the privilege of attending Pangdemonium’s production of “Falling”, a play about a family struggling with autism, and participating in the post-show dialogue on stage with the cast. Saying that it was an emotionally charged evening would be an understa...

7 May 2016

Today, Sebastien, my almost 20-year-old autistic son, experienced being handcuffed and placed in the police car for the first time (the photo shows the lingering redness on his wrists). Not because he committed a crime, but because of fear and poor judgment.

This "sweet...