Supporting Resources for Parents with Special Children


Parents' Guide for Young Children Who Require Early Intervention
Are you concerned about your child's development? Do you want to learn more about how you could support your child?

The Parents' Guide may provide considerations and answers to some of your questions. Find out more about:

  • Your child's development,

  • Accessing Early Intervention (EI) support,

  • Supporting your child's transition from EI to school-aged provisions, and

  • Accessing support for yourself and your family.

Click here to download or view the guide in English. Translated versions of the guide can be viewed in Chinese, Malay and Tamil.

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National Council of Social Service (Children & Youth Services)
The National Council of Social Service (NCSS) provides community-based services for children and youth in Singapore, including Learning Support Services for children with learning difficulties. This specialised programme aims to integrate such children into the mainstream education system through a mix of intervention for the child, combined with a parental support service.

Formerly known as the Centre for Enabled Learning, SG Enable is an agency dedicated to enabling persons with disabilities through better access to information, referral services and grants. Find out more about programmes available for your child, including the Early Intervention Programme for Infants & Children (EIPIC), Integrated Child Care Programme (ICCP) and Therapy for Young Children.

Enabling Guide
Enabling Guide is a first-stop resource for persons with disabilities and their caregivers. Aimed to help persons with disabilities make informed decisions about the schemes and services that best suit their life stage – the Enabling Guide pulls together various relevant information and resources available in Singapore. The portal provides information on disability schemes and services, and guides users in making more informed decisions about different service options across the life stages.

Autism Resource Centre (Singapore)
The Autism Resource Centre hopes to bring together parents and professionals to provide greater access to information about early intervention, therapy services, resource libraries, assessment options and specialty products.


SPARK (the Society for the Promotion of ADHD Research and Knowledge) is based in Singapore and is an independent, voluntary and non-profit organisation. The portal has plenty of tips and resources for the parent of a child with ADD/ADHD, and you can find out about the latest events and news.

SPD (formerly Society for the Physically Disabled)
SPD provides early intervention services to support children with special needs and to facilitate development and improvement in their core functional areas. Visit SPD’s website to find out more about how they help.

MOE Guide to Special Educational Needs
The Ministry of Education has published a guide for parents of children with special educational needs. Find out more about helping children with special needs navigate the educational system, and learn about choosing the right school and pathway for your child.