Every Child is Gifted!

Kenny Dai

is an 11-year-old boy who has severe autism. He is very active and has many behaviour problems who was diagnosed 4 years old. His mom tired many therapies, such as ABA, IBI, Floor time, Acupuncture, etc. He came to our center in January 2013. His mom told us Kenny has no interest in anything. We found out that he was very interested in music. We decided to teach him keyboard that his mother thought Kenny won't like it. The first class,
he was using one finger to play the keyboard. From the third class, he could spread his fingers apart, but lifted his hand after. From the fifth class, he was able to rotate fingers and made sounds. 3 months later, he could play simple songs with both hands. The most amazing thing was that we didn't need the instruction for his left hand, he came up with his own and it went with his right hand nicely.

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Kenny Dai

Sophia Qian

is a beautiful 11 years old little girl who has been diagnosed with severe autism and global developmental delay. Her intelligence is that of a 3 year-old. She is non-verbal but can understand basic instruction.Because of the challenges Sophia faces, it took much longer than usual for her to learn these simple skills:
Three months to point using her index finger
One year to spoon feed herself
One and half years to swim at a basic level
Two years to be toilet trained
10 years to say “Mama”
Sophia’s story is not unique. We have more than 140 children in our centre that face similar challenges.

Sophia Qian 2015


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