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Open Sea Swimming Challenge and How To Prepare For It

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On 21st April 2018, two of our kiddos took part in an Open Sea swimming event at Pulau Redang, Terrengganu. This event coincided with World Autism Awareness Month 2018, and challenged the boys to swim a distance of 1km over an open sea! To prepare for the event, two of our boys, Daniel* and Sam* had to prepare at least a month in advance for the big day…

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EAP Malaysia’s Response To The Arrest of Young Man With Autism

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It is very unfortunate for both families involved in the recent incident in Kuala Lumpur, involving a 22-year old man with autism, Ahmad Ziqri, who was arrested after being accused of molesting another woman. In light of the recent events, we at EAP were asked for our perspective by a number of media reporters and so we would like to share our thoughts on the matter, as well as to recommend various strategies that would equip other individuals with autism with the expected behaviours and appropriate social skills with regards to this matter…

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