Mar 13, 2017

1st Update 2017

Chinese New Year celebration with staff
Chinese New Year celebration with staff

We started our year with the following events:

Parents Support Group on 14/01/17

Our invited speaker, Ms Jac Ang shared on the topic “Parents Involvement in Special Education is Crucial”. She shared about her journey with her son and encouraged parents to work alongside their children especially from young as they would eventually grow up and reach adulthood.

Chinese New Year (CNY) Celebration with staff on 01/02/17

Wings’ staff got together and ushered the Year of the Rooster with a yee sang toss at the YAP café. It was a great time of fellowship and bonding with each other as we celebrated the festive occasion.

YAP CNY visitations on 10/02/17

Our YAP trainees and their trainers had a special day out for a Chinese New Year visitation to each trainees’ homes. They enjoyed eating the snacks and cookies prepared in each of their homes as well as collecting ang pows. It was certainly a fun time with their friends, family and trainers.

Coffee Session on 10/03/17

Our guest for the event is our vice-chairman, Mr Lee Chee Gaip. He shared about the importance of parents support group where they are able to gather together to share information, to support & encourage each other and to advocate for their children. He also encouraged parents who attended the session to startup their own support group and to walk alongside each other. It was also a casual time for parents as they get to know one another and bonded over dinner.

 

To-date, we have 31 students in EIP, 13 students in SAP and 9 trainees in YAP – supported by a staff of 6 EIP/SAP teachers, 5 trainers, 1 head coach and 1 acting administrator.

Thank you for your generous and continuous support to our work at Wings Melaka!

EIP during resting time
EIP during resting time
SAP students having fun during language time
SAP students having fun during language time
YAP trainees doing data entry
YAP trainees doing data entry
YAP on their Chinese New Year visitation
YAP on their Chinese New Year visitation
Parents Support Group with Ms Jac Ang
Parents Support Group with Ms Jac Ang
Coffee session with Mr Lee Chee Gaip
Coffee session with Mr Lee Chee Gaip
Dec 14, 2016

4th Update 2016

Staff attending talk at Mahkota Medical Centre
Staff attending talk at Mahkota Medical Centre

We summed up our year 2016 with the following events:

Invitation to OT/Sensory Integration Talk on 23/09/16

Our staff and EIP parents were invited by Mahkota Medical Centre’s (MMC) Rehabilitation team for a talk about their Occupational Therapy (OT) services and importance of Sensory Integration activities to cater to our students’ needs. They also demonstrated some Occupational Therapy techniques that parents and teachers could use to help a child.

Outing to The Oceanarium @ The Shore on 24/10/16

Chubb Insurance Malaysia Berhad organized an outing for our EIP Group 2 and SAP Sun Group to The Oceanarium @ The Shore for one of their CSR events. Our students enjoyed themselves as they toured around the aquariums.

NECIC from 24/11/16 to 26/11/16

Our staff attended the National Early Childhood Intervention Conference (NECIC) in KL with the theme “Embrace Diversity, Empower Families”. The conference is a platform for participants to gain and share information about services, methodologies/strategies, issues raised referring to early intervention. Our vice-chairman, Mr Lee Chee Gaip and our advisor, Mrs Yammy Ang also shared in the family café session during the conference.

Graduation & Christmas Party on 30/11/16

Our event was sponsored by Hatten Hotel Melaka. This year, we had a total of 15 graduates: 14 from EIP and 1 from SAP. The graduation ceremony is to acknowledge our graduates’ participation in their respective programmes.

Our students and trainees, their families, staff and board members of Wings bonded over dinner. It was a delight to see our students and trainees performed singing, dancing and a sketch that evening. Our students and trainees also exchanged Christmas presents with one another.

EIP & SAP Fun Day on 01/12/16 & 02/12/16

EIP and SAP wrapped up the year’s activities with a Fun Day for students. They had stationed games, group music & movement activities and a pot bless for both days’ respective EIP and SAP groups.

Christmas Gift Giving Event on 14/12/16

Staff and clients from Chee Siah Le Kee & Partners (CSilk) presented to our students, trainees and staff with Christmas gifts to celebrate the joyous occasion. 

 

To-date, we have 27 students in EIP, 4 students in Pre-SAP, 14 students in SAP and 9 trainees in YAP – supported by a staff of 7 EIP/SAP teachers, 5 trainers, 1 head coach and 1 administrator.

We would like to thank you for your continuous support to our work here in Wings throughout the years and we are looking forward to usher in the new year 2017!

Watching a 3D video at The Oceanarium @ The Shore
Watching a 3D video at The Oceanarium @ The Shore
Cake cutting ceremony during our Graduation event
Cake cutting ceremony during our Graduation event
EIP & SAP Fun Day
EIP & SAP Fun Day
Mrs Ang & Mr Lee sharing at NECIC's Family Cafe
Mrs Ang & Mr Lee sharing at NECIC's Family Cafe
CSilk staff and clients giving out Christmas gifts
CSilk staff and clients giving out Christmas gifts
Sep 19, 2016

3rd Update 2016

Music Therapy Workship by Oasis Place
Music Therapy Workship by Oasis Place

Another exciting 3 months has passed with activities as follows:

Music Therapy Workshop on 05/07/16

Oasis Place, KL conducted a music therapy workshop for our students and their parents, young adult trainees and staff. It was a fun-filled, educational session as we played and experimented sounds with various musical instruments. We were also able to participate in music related activities such as playing parachute and making musical movements.

YAP cafe operation on 21/07/16

We had a group of 16 visitors from Korea to our centre. They attended a briefing about Wings Melaka before heading to our YAP cafe for lunch. His team had special performances with a guitar, a violin, singing and a balloon sculpting session with our YAP trainees.

Coffee Session on 22/07/16

Parents brought different types of food and had a great time of sharing and getting to know one another over dinner. Our event was graced by our advisor, Mrs Yammy as she shared about her experiences and methods she used to help her son who is now a young working adult. It was also an interactive session as parents shared about their concerns and encouraged one another as they work with their children.

Parents Support Group on 20/08/16

Our guest speaker for the event was Dr Alefiya who shared about Functional Behaviour Analysis (FBA). It was a workshop and hands-on session as parents learnt more on how to understand, to identify and to manage their children's respective behaviours. She also shared tips and methods that parents could use to reinforce positive values or behaviours.

YAP Term Break Outing on 15/09/16

Some of our YAP staff, trainees, their families and friends went for a one day trip to Sekinchan, Selangor. They had a great outdoor time together as they walked through the paddy fields and visited the landmarks and the township of Sekinchan.

 We also had a group of 6 from America who came to volunteer at our centre from 29/08/16 to 02/09/16.

 

To-date, we have 25 students in EIP, 6 students in Pre-SAP, 14 students in SAP and 8 trainees in YAP – supported by a staff of 6 EIP/SAP teachers, 5 trainers, 1 head coach and 1 administrator.

We thank you for your continuous support in our work as it enables us to reach out and help more families who are in need.

Coffee Session with Mrs Yammy
Coffee Session with Mrs Yammy
Dr Alefiya sharing in our most recent PSG
Dr Alefiya sharing in our most recent PSG
Volunteers helping to wash a car
Volunteers helping to wash a car
Outing to Sekinchan
Outing to Sekinchan
Visitors from Korea in a briefing about Wings
Visitors from Korea in a briefing about Wings
YAP trainees preparing lunch
YAP trainees preparing lunch
SAP making fruit tarts
SAP making fruit tarts
Pre-SAP during art & craft
Pre-SAP during art & craft
EIP playing dough
EIP playing dough
 
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