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Is it ever too late to learn how to be a mother? For years, distrust and absence drove a wedge between career mum Cindy and her daughter. But when schizophrenia struck, they had to learn how to trust – and love – each other again. Not your usual Mother's Day story.
17-year-old Chester was diagnosed with mild autism when he was three years old. He started getting bullied in his mainstream school, then was sent to a Pathlight, an autism-focused school, but faced even more stigma from society. Which suited him better? And what is the meaning of real acceptance from society? Read More: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/commentary-the-story-that-almost-didn-t-get-told/3162064.html Producers/Camera/Video Editor Lam Shushan [firstname.lastname@example.org] Sarah Yang [email@example.com] Special Thanks Chester Sim and Family Pathlight School Ogilvy Public Relations National Council of Social Service
Kelvin's wife, Chia Yen, passed away 2 years ago from cancer. Since then, the young widower is dad and mum to their daughter, Janice, who's turning 6. How does he cope trying to fulfill the dual role of mother and father?
Keyuan, the orphan boy from China without ears, stole the hearts of our viewers last year. Two of them in particular. "He was so adorable, what if everyone thought that someone was going to do something - and he just ended up waiting and waiting... and nobody came?" said Lim Poh Lian. This is CNA Insider's two-part story of how his wait for a mummy and daddy is finally over. Watch Part 2 here https://youtu.be/3qpwG90FWiw Read the full story https://cna.asia/2sBoG9y
Mum is deaf. Dad lost a leg. Their son has cerebral palsy. Together, the Sengs are a never-say-die family like you've never met before. READ MORE: #ExtraordinaryPeople: In a life of limitations, frustration turns into determination https://cna.asia/2wxgeGJ For more, SUBSCRIBE to CNA INSIDER! https://www.youtube.com/cnainsider Follow CNA INSIDER on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnainsider/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnainsider/ Website: https://cna.asia/cnainsider
A picture-perfect holiday in New Zealand ended in a horrifying car accident and four months in hospital for one Singaporean. Left wheelchair-bound, this is the story of how she found her way back to love and a full life.
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Jean Ling is one of four Singaporean travellers who shared their stories of terrifying misadventures abroad with On The Red Dot.