In 2019, I published Where Does My Autistic Son Belong?. It chronicles my struggle with raising my adolescent autistic son, Sebastien, and my subsequent decision of setting a home for him in Bali. As part and parcel of A Mother’s Wish initiative (amotherswish.com.sg) to raise awareness about the need to learn treat autistic individuals with genuine respect and empathy, I am serializing the book on Medium, Chapters 1–8:

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CHAPTER 9

INSTITUTIONALISING SEBASTIEN

(December 7th — 20th, 2015)

Despite going to bed at almost 1:30 a.m., I struggled to stay asleep. My mind was full of all the things that…

Kah Ying Choo

Mother of an autistic young man, who has been my muse and my teacher, published author, educator, and learner, schooled by the University of Life

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