World Autism Awareness Day 2020 falls on 2 April. In conjunction with the day, the Metta Welfare Association is raising funds with a #HelpMettaSelena campaign to support its EIPIC (Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children) services for children with autism.
Metta Welfare Association
The Metta Welfare Association was founded in 1992 and was registered as a charity in 1994. It operates a preschool and a school.
The Metta PreSchool @ Punggol specialises in early intervention for children between 3 to 6 years old who have been diagnosed with mild to moderate autism spectrum disorder.
The Metta School is a special education school for children from 7 to 21 with mild to moderate autism spectrum disorder. It provides holistic education which includes life skills, vocational skills, academics and the arts.
In a video in support of the #HelpMettaSelena campaign, one mother shares how her daughter was diagnosed with autism at the age of 7.
“I just hope she can find a stable job (in future) and be independent on her own when we are no longer around,” said Mdm Goh, whose daughter now attends Metta School.
Metta Welfare Association’s #HelpMettaSelena campaign is on the Giving.sg platform. Donations will go towards supporting children with special needs who require special education.
The #HelpMettaSelena campaign runs till 12 April 2020. Find out more here.