Parents’ predicament


Parents who have a child with autism spectrum disorder, (from left) Eugene Cheong and Jo-Anne de Vries

EUGENE Cheong and his wife Jo-Anne de Vries were unable to find a school to enrol their son just two months before the start of the new schoolyear.

It was a stressful period for them as their son Ethan had been turned down by four private schools in Penang as he was a special needs child with autism spectrum disorder.

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