The Dyslexic Child : 3 Facts about Learning Languages

  3 FACTS ABOUT LEARNING LANGUAGES : DYSLEXIA AND LEARNING NEW LANGUAGES By Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) ‘s – Lois Lim BM – Particularly in Singapore – How does the dyslexic child cope with grandparents speaking one or more dialects while their parents will speak English. DAS – A child with dyslexia being exposed to […]

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The importance of Music in your Child’s Education

THE IMPORTANCE OF ADDING MUSIC INTO YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION Research has shown that sending children to music lessons from age seven helps speed their development of motor skills.  On top of this, there is a special window of learning between the ages of six and eight when musical training interacts with motor development, producing long-term […]

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Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD) : What you Need to Know

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRAL INFECTION HAND, FOOD AND MOUTH DISEASE (HFMD) Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD) is present in Singapore all year round, and the seasonal outbreaks occurring in childcare centres, kindergartens and schools are generally mild.  However, a certain type of the virus, EV71, can give rise to serious […]

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Discover Chiropractic and Physiotherapy

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHIROPRACTIC AND PHYSIOTHERAPY As our modern society grows at a breakneck speed, more individuals are forced to lead busy lifestyles in hectic environments – even the younger generations are not spared! While more professionals are spending extended hours in front of their computers to accommodate employers’ increasing demands, our […]

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Teaching and Dyslexia : Total Language Intervention

DAS EXPERT ADVICE ON TEACHING AND DYSLEXIA BECAUSE KNOWLEDGE IS KEY TO UNDERSTANDING DYSLEXIA If a child is diagnosed with dyslexia, they may find their way into the total language intervention programme.  But, what does total language intervention mean?  We talk to Director, at DAS Academy, Priscillia Shen. Priscillia tells us that, apart from receiving […]

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