The program called Primary Care Stepping Stones Triple P is the latest version of the popular Stepping Stones Triple P, which is designed specifically for parents of children with a disability.
The program consists of four 30-minute sessions that teach parents how to handle one or two specific problems on dealing with an autistic child. It involves positive approach in promoting children's development and managing their behaviour in a constructive and caring way.
Parents of a child aged two to nine years and diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can avail of the program conducted at the St. Lucia campus of the centre by calling project coordinator Cassie Tellegen at 3365 8870.
The sessions are conducted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday, though Saturday and evening appointments are also available if needed.