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started by: strange1 · last update: 1412684132 · posted: 1412684132

Hi, I hope you could give suggestions to where to take my kids for an adventure day out. I have a son with ADHD. It has to be special child friendly. Thank you.

started by: ThreeSixtyKids · last update: 1412162538 · posted: 1412159052

Dear Parent or Guardian,    I hope this email finds you well.    This year we are hosting the Picture Exchange Communication System or (PECS) Basic & Advanced Workshop conducted by two representatives from PECS Australia.   This intensive four-day workshopis designed to introduce you to the theory behind "The Picture Exchange Communication System" and how to teach your child to initiate communication with you.  PECS begins by teaching a child to exchange a picture of a desired item with a communicative partner, who immediately honours the request. The system goes on to teach the discrimination of symbols and simple sentence construction, in the most advanced stages children are taught to comment and answer direct questions. Studies have shown that a high proportion of preschool children with autism and related disabilities that used PECS acquired independent speech. Through presenter demonstrations, video examples and role-play opportunities. You will leave the workshop with an understanding of how to implement PECS with a young child with autism, related developmental disabilities, and/or limited communication skills. This interactive workshop is perfect for parents and/or professionals who want to expand the use of PECS across a wide range of activities and settings. Pyramid's skilled instructors will lead group discussions and video analyses regarding practical and resourceful solutions, and innovative problem solving strategies for complex PECS implementation situations. The training will further provide practical ideas for advanced lessons in expanding the learners' language and communication within functional activities, and essential tools for identifying communication opportunities across the day.   What You Will Learn: The key Pyramid components to designing effective educational environments Strategies to create an abundance of opportunities for communication The relationship between PECS and traditional communication training approaches How to implement all six phases of PECS with target individuals using a behaviour analytic orientation The criteria for transitioning from PECS to other communication modalities Agenda: 8th & 9th November 2014 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ( PECS Basic Workshop) ( Day 1 & 2)                  15th & 16th November 2014 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ( PECS Advanced Workshop) ( Day 3 & 4)  Registration Time: 8:30 to 9:00 AM  Tuition Fees: $ 1700 or $ 850 per workshop Tuition includes: A FREE Second Edition PECS Training Manual with Data Forms CD worth $ 80  Handouts and stationary for both days Training Certificate in both PECS Basic and Advanced (recognised worldwide) Lunch and refreshments on both days by The Grand Hyatt Hotel Singapore You may also visit our website at www.threesixtykids.com for more information.    Should you be interested in attending this workshop, simply reply to this email and a Three Sixty Kids representative will be in touch with you. Our contact information can be found below should you have any questions.    Thank you for your time and we look forward to hearing from you.     Warmest Regards,  Three Sixty Kids  hello@threesixtykids.com +65 9627 2060

started by: shygirl · last update: 1411119956 · posted: 1410969667

Any ideas where I could take my kids to a kid friendly events this chaotic F1 weekend?

started by: News Owl · last update: 1411031143 · posted: 1410993893

Hi all mommies and daddies! Eye level Jurong West is having their Great Learning Carnival this weekend (20/21 Sept)! First 100 parents to RSVP online now at http://www.eyeleveljw.com will enjoy1 free Diagnostic test + 1 Trial Lesson worth S$68! In addition, all parents who enrol or register for a course at the carnival will receive a goodie bag valued at $48! Goodies include: a) EL's Backpackb) EL's starter kit (pencil case, stationery, key & note pad)c) EL's folderd) Thermal Flask There's also a lucky dip for registrants! Daily prizes include:a) 2x Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids (Value S$388.00)b) 3x Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 LITE (Value S$ 188.00)c) 6x Boogie Boards 8.5" LCD writing pads (Value S$ 79.90)d) Intellect Balle) Ice Prestige Watches First 100 parents to RSVP online now at http://www.eyeleveljw.com will enjoy1 free Diagnostic test + 1 Trial Lesson worth S$68! This is our inaugural carnival, so we really hope to see everyone there! :) Sign up now! Event Details: Date20th September, 2014, Saturday21th September, 2014, Sunday Time9am to 2pm WhereOpen space in front of Blk 960 Jurong West St 92 #01-182, S (640960) RSVP at http://www.eyeleveljw.com/

started by: starlightexpress · last update: 1410259776 · posted: 1409752335

I am looking for a support group for parents and children with dyslexia. Thank you.

started by: Expat67 · last update: 1409561095 · posted: 1408792638

Hi, I want to take my kids to do something a little different - any idea? Something outdoors would be super!

started by: Ben_th · last update: 1409351221 · posted: 1408834602

Ben here. Just wanted to ask if other parents here have the same problem. my boy is 15 this year and he's okay when it comes to homework and assignments. not like fantastic or anything but he gets his B3s and even A2s sometimes. just that when the exams come, everything seems to fly out the window and he always ends up with lower grades than he's capable of. does anyone have any tips to help him? is it specific to subjects too because this always happens for math and science subjects. his languages are so-so but my wife says he's always fantastic at home but seems to forget or mess up during the real thing. any help/tips are welcome. we are happy to try anything at this point thanks in advance.

started by: FLYAcademy · last update: 1409304198 · posted: 1409252154

Do you have potential musicians, actors and dancers at home? FLY Academy is proud to present the KIDS GO MAD course this September Holiday! A 2-day course with training and activities by our very own FLY trainers! Limited slots only, so do book a slot by calling Katrina at 6224 3188 or email us at academy@fly.com.sg  For more details, do check out https://www.facebook.com/FlyAcademy

started by: Adam33 · last update: 1408962297 · posted: 1408792170

Does anyone know what the cost is to take a child (under 8) to Universal Studios?

started by: FDRQ · last update: 1408386825 · posted: 1407313718

My ex-wife and I both agree that it is best for my daughter to live with me because my ex-wife is starting a family and she doesn't want our daughter to be left out in the process. I am thinking of settling her in a local primary school instead of international schools because I want her to be grounded in the culture and language of Singapore. My question is what are the chances that she'll be able to get a slot? I do understand that foreigners are at the bottom of the list. Am I just wishful thinking that we would be able to get a spot? I hope you can share your experiences with me. Thank you.

started by: Verna-53243 · last update: 1408351646 · posted: 1408098909

I am looking for a balloon supplier that designs party venues as well. My daughter is celebrating her 2nd birthday and I want the venue to be decorated with balloons.

started by: Verna-53243 · last update: 1408109904 · posted: 1403774626

What kind of activities can you suggest that I do with my 9 month old baby? Thanks.

started by: shygirl · last update: 1405587143 · posted: 1405191616

I don't understand the main difference between these two types of schools other than the other one exists to earn profit and the other one is not. Please do enlighten me. Thanks.

started by: romeryx · last update: 1405333348 · posted: 1401193386

Can couseling really help couples patch the differences in marriage? My husband and I have been having problems because I am unable to conceive. where can we go for counseling? Thanks.

started by: shygirl · last update: 1404912683 · posted: 1404567054

Is it alright to bring a 3 year old kid to Legoland?

started by: Jen-156051 · last update: 1404813822 · posted: 1404635813

Hi I will be visiting Singapore next month to check out schools, property etc as hope to be moving here later in the year. I have used Angloinfo in Barcelona all the time and it's really been helpful especially as my Spanish is not as it should be. My children have been at an international school here and obviously want ton find them a similar school in Singapore. I am looking at TANGLIN Trust School  and OFSS and Chatsworth. I would like to hear from any parents their opinions and perhaps any other schools to focus on.

started by: redwine-34212 · last update: 1403253615 · posted: 1403192238

My son is interested to learn how to play classical guitar. Any ideas where I could bring him for lessons? Or if you know of any freelance teacher who can come to our house, that would also be great. Thanks.

started by: yogabagaba · last update: 1402661171 · posted: 1400521174

I am looking for an art teacher for my son. He seems to have a natural talent for painting. Can you please recommend someone who can also deal with an ADHD child? Thanks.

started by: AQUA ARIA · last update: 1402566231 · posted: 1402495939

We know that you work long hours everyday and are constantly under tremendous amount of stress to reach your personal goals in life.   In the midst of your busy lifestyle, make a conscious effort to open your hearts to see the details in life, appreciate and be grateful for every little simple things. Beauty is Simple.   Father’s Day is around the corner and your beloved Daddy is special to us! As a gesture of appreciation to all Daddies in Singapore, we are offering FREE Photo Prints (Instagram-sized) as an awesome personalized way to thank your Daddy on this special day! A Picture speaks a thousand words! And YES, it is 100% FREE! We just wish to use this opportunity to thank all Daddies and make them feel special and appreciated.   The infographic below will teach you how to get your FREE Photo Prints mailed to you in 5 easy steps. 100% Fuss-Free!   AQUA ARIA wishes you a very Fabulous Fathers' Day!  

started by: strange1 · last update: 1401882404 · posted: 1401807938

Finally an authentic child friendly hotel in Bali. We stayed in one of the family villas with a gorgeous view of the ocean and our very own jacuzzi. Butler service is perfect. My husband and I had a relaxing dinner for the two of us because they were able to keep our kids busy. Really happy with the resort.

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