Last Updated: 26 April 2022

Resources for parents

Find out about the resources available to help you support your child's special educational needs.

Supporting your child: A parent's guide for young children who need early intervention

If you have a preschool-aged child with developmental needs, this guide developed by a multi-agency workgroup that includes the Ministry of Education, and led by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) aims to empower and support you to:

  • Understand your child’s development
  • Access early intervention (EI) support
  • Support your child’s transition from EI to school-aged provisions
  • Access resources to support yourself and your family

Download the guide(2.5MB).

For the best viewing experience of the PDF guide in Acrobat Reader on computers, view it as a double-page spread. Click on the "View" tab at the menu bar. Then, click into "Page display" and select "Two page view" and "Show cover page" in the sub-menu. No adjustments to PDF settings are needed when viewing it on mobile devices.

Which school for my child?

The guide aims to help you understand:

  • What are special educational needs
  • How you can support your child
  • The support available in mainstream and special education schools
  • How to apply to a mainstream or special education school
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Preparing your child for a new school

Going to a new school can be both an exciting and worrisome experience, especially for a child with additional needs. This resource kit aims to give you an idea of what to expect and how to prepare your child for the transition.

Download the guide(1.3MB).