SINGAPORE (Feb 11): Alia (not her real name) is the primary caregiver of her two sons: an energetic six-year-old kindergartner, and a 10-year-old, who is autistic. With her hands full, she often worried that her elder son could not communicate his discomfort when he was ill. Things have improved, however, after she took him for therapy sessions at Club Rainbow, a non-profit organisation that provides services and therapies for children with chronic illnesses. “He can socialise a lot better now,” she tells The Edge Singapore as she brings her two sons home after a session at Club Rainbow.

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