May 13, 2018

We, at Autism Link Malaysia conducted daily posting all throughout the month of April on our social media channels to spread Autism Awareness. Here is a compilation of different facts about Autism.

April 11, 2018

It has been found that many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) tend to wander away from safe settings. They have little to no sense of danger. Risks are increased according to autism severity and many children with autism who tend to wander find...

March 25, 2018

According to the DSM-5, Autism is characterised by social communication and behaviour deficits.

1. Social Communication Deficits

(A) Deficits in social-emotional reciprocity:

      - Lack of reciprocal conversations

      - Minimal sharing of intere...

March 7, 2018

Our consultants from Autism Partnership Hong Kong has created a great informational video on how to parent children with autism in a more effective manner . . .

February 19, 2018

There are some issues associated to working with older children on the spectrum (ASD) such as:

  1. Behaviour Problems

  2. Physical Size

  3. Longer time for behaviours to become established

  4. May need to address priority behaviours

  5. Fragmented skil...

February 14, 2018

Some of the objectives in teaching children with Autism (ASD) motor skills include:

  • Increasing balance, strength and coordination

  • Developing and increasing awareness of body orientation in space

  • Increasing fine motor control and visual motor...

January 14, 2018

No matter how young your child is, start teaching practical life skills as early as possible to prepare them for independence in the future. Here is a good list of areas to focus on when teach practical life skills to people with Autism.

  1. Meals - Readin...

November 26, 2017

Autism is on the rise in Malaysia and all around the world. Based on the Centre for Diseaase Control (CDC) in the United States of America, Autism occurs in every 1 in 68 children. Therefore, approximately 9,000 children in our country, Malaysia are born...

October 29, 2017

​Our in-house Halloween party at Autism Link was a hit with all the therapists and the kids last Friday! We had cobwebs, tombstones, pumpkins and ghouls decorated all over the centre. All the Halloween decorations were handmade and diligently prepared by...

April 19, 2017

For Autism Awareness Month this year, we organised our annual awareness event, 'Shine It Blue 2017'. This was an all-day event at Sunway Pyramid on the 8th of April 2017. It was a HUGE success, and we were touched by the support and love shown to our caus...

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