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  1. The Kohs are surprised and gratified by the response to their story by CNA Insider on raising Elliot

    ‘He’s a happy baby’: Touched by support, couple whose child was born blind reply to readers

    Since their story was published, Eric and Wei Shi have received messages of encouragement, linked up with parents of other visually impaired ...
  2. Eric, baby Elliot and Wei Shi, a family full of hopes — and fears too. (Photo: Goh Chiew Tong)

    They grieved when their baby was born blind. Now they see a world of possibilities for him

    Eric and Wei Shi panicked at first: How could they raise Elliot to be like everyone else? Would he lag developmentally? Could he ever be rich and ...
  3. Autism and marriage main

    She didn’t know she’d married a man on the autism spectrum. Neither did her hubby

    What happens when your soulmate does not communicate his feelings, understand social cues or play up the romance — because he has a disability?
  4. Eric Chen, 38, was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder when he was 18 years old.

    ‘I felt like an alien abandoned in this world’: An autistic man’s quest to be ‘human’

    While autism is regarded as a lifelong disability, Eric Chen wants to defy its limitations and be seen as equal to neurotypical folks. But not all ...
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    Ep 6: Do I Have A Future?

    Nasir does eye contact therapy to improve communication skills. MIJ struggles financially as more students apply for financial relief. Shahir ...
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    Ep 5: I Want To Hire You But...

    Ashraf’s family went through difficult times with his condition while trying to keep MIJ afloat. Three special needs students practice making the ...
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    Ep 4: When Dreams Meet Reality

    Three students with special needs attend a hotel housekeeping workshop for the first time. Shahir steps out of the cafe and tries being a sound ...
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    Ep 3: Find Me A Job

    Unable to get a job for two years, Donnervan enrols into MIJ in the hope of finding where his real interests lie. Graduate Faiz is on the lookout ...
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    Ep 2: Struggling With Obsessions

    MIJ teachers have to intervene and help their students tread the fine line in society. Zi Hao’s obsession with ATMs gets him arrested whilst ...