Support Malaysian kids with learning disabilities

by Wings Melaka
SAP sketch performance during graduation night
SAP sketch performance during graduation night

We have summed up the year 2015 with the following activities for the past 3 months:

Parents Support Group on 17th October 2015

The speaker for the event was Mdm Jac Ang, a parent of a young adult son with autism. She shared about her journey with her son and shared tips with parents on strategies she used to teach and manage her son ie visual strategies and schedules. It was an encouraging and hands-on session as she shared about her son's progress throughout the years.

Graduation & Christmas Party 2015 on 30th November 2015

The event was sponsored by Hatten Hotel Melaka. A total of 11 students graduated ie 10 from EIP and 1 from SAP.  The graduation event is to officially recognise their participation in the respective programmes. Our advisor, Mrs Yammy Ang presented the graduation certificates and gifts to the graduating students.

It was a fun family time together as parents, teachers and board of management members fellowshipped over dinner and it was a joy to watch our students and trainees perform a fashion show, dance performances and a drama sketch during the event. There was also a Christmas gift exchange event as children and young adults exchange Christmas gifts with each other.  

Inventory & Stock takes from 1st to 7th December 2015

The EIP/SAP teaching team cleaned the Toy & Resource Library and took inventory/stock takes of existing and new materials for both the library and teaching aids.

Christmas Gift Event by Philea Resort, Melaka on 22nd December 2015

Philea Resort, Melaka organised and hosted our students and their parents to a memorable Christmas gift giving event (all gifts and dinner are sponsored by the resort). Our students had earlier on written their wish list and placed them on a Christmas tree- and the resort then blessed them with the gifts. It was an enjoyable time for both families and staff of the resort as they spent time together in the evening.

We ended our year by supporting 31 students in EIP, 10 students in SAP and 9 trainees in YAP with a staff of 6 teachers in EIP & SAP, 5 trainers in YAP and 1 centre manager.

Thank you for being with us throughout the year. It is a blessing to be able to serve the families and the community in Melaka with your generous support!

Graduation certificate presentation to a student
Graduation certificate presentation to a student
Toys in our resource centre
Toys in our resource centre
Books in our resource centre
Books in our resource centre
PSG with Jac Ang
PSG with Jac Ang
EIP during story time
EIP during story time
SAP during leisure time
SAP during leisure time
YAP running their cafe for lunch
YAP running their cafe for lunch
Philea Resort Christmas Gift Event
Philea Resort Christmas Gift Event
YAP playing badminton
YAP playing badminton

Interesting activities that were conducted for past 3 months include:

Parents Support Group on 25th July 2015

The speaker for the event was Mr Lee Chee Gaip, one of our board members. He shared about “CHOICE” whereby parents could focus on these key areas while helping their child ie Cost, Help, Objective, Implement and Encourage. It was a motivational session with parents as he also shared on pointers in managing their child as well as in their daily routines.

YAP outing on 28th August 2015

Our trainees and trainers had a wonderful time playing badminton at the Tengkera Badminton Court, Melaka. It was a time of bonding as peers taught each other how to play the game as well as playing the game together.

Coffee Session on 04th September 2015

Speaker to the event was Ms May Liu, a Clinical Psychologist from Mahkota Medical Centre, Melaka. She shared on the topic “Parenting Children with Special Needs” whereby she guided parents with the know-hows and tools in understanding and helping their child in their development.

On-going activities by our YAP include car washing, cafe operation, agricultural and cleaning services. 

As to-date, we are supporting 31 students in EIP, 10 students in SAP and 9 trainees in YAP with a staff of 6 teachers in EIP & SAP, 5 trainers in YAP and 1 centre manager.

Thank you for your continuous support and encouragement to us in our work in Wings Melaka!

PSG with Mr Lee Chee Gaip
PSG with Mr Lee Chee Gaip
Coffee Session at MMC Melaka
Coffee Session at MMC Melaka
EIP in session
EIP in session
SAP during living skill session
SAP during living skill session
YAP during agricultural activities
YAP during agricultural activities
Coffee Session
Coffee Session

Interesting activities that were conducted for past 3 months include:

Coffee Session on 17th April 2015

Parents from all programmes came together and shared about their journey with their children. It was a time of valuable discussion whereby they traded tips and information on how and what they can do to help and manage their children.

Parents Support Group on 16th May 2015

The speaker to the event was our advisor, Mrs Yammy Ang. She shared with us about her journey with her son and encouraged parents to never give up, but to strive ahead for what is best for their children.

YAP Slumber Party on 29th May 2015

Our trainees started the evening with a pot bless dinner and activities with their parents before spending the night in Wings together with their trainers. It was a fun-filled time as they are able to spend time to fellowship with one another.

Visit from the dentist on 25th & 26th June 2015

A group comprising of a dentist and 3 nurses from Klinik Pergigian Klebang Besar visited us and gave dental checkups to our students and trainees. They also gave briefings on how to brush our teeth as well as ways to take care of our teeth properly. The sessions gave us a clearly understanding about the importance of our dental health care.

YAP outing on 26th June 2015

The young adult trainees and their trainers went for a group outing around Melaka with stops at Mahkota Parade and Dataran Pahlawan. The trainees were excited to be able to spend their day out together with their friends.

 

The programmes are supported by a with staff force of 6 teachers in EIP & SAP, 4 trainers in YAP and 1 centre manager, supporting 24 students in EIP, 9 students in SAP and 10 trainees in YAP.

We are thankful for your gracious contributions in supporting our work in Wings Melaka throughout the years!

PSG with Mrs Yammy Ang
PSG with Mrs Yammy Ang
EIP during art & craft time
EIP during art & craft time
SAP during classwork
SAP during classwork
YAP preparing lunch
YAP preparing lunch
Dentist briefing students and parents
Dentist briefing students and parents
YAP
YAP's outing
EIP Water Play
EIP Water Play

It has been a great start of the year and our activities for the past 3 months include:

 

CSR by Philea Resort Melaka on 6th January 2015

A team from Philea Resort Melaka came and helped spring clean the centre before the start of the new school term. The event is also part of their Corporate Social Responsibility activities. We are grateful for their help as it enabled us to be better equipped for the new year.

Parents Support Group on 31st January 2015

Our speaker for the event was Ms Lim Su Hui, a Speech and Language Therapist from Hospital Besar Melaka. She shared on the topic “Parents, what do you want?”

It was an interactive session with parents and service providers as she highlights on issues raised and faced by parents with regards to their child’s development on speech, language and communication. It enables parents to think through during their decision making processes on whether it is ‘what they want for their child’ or it is ‘what their child needs’.

Thank you card presentations to Hotel Equatorial Melaka and Philea Resort Melaka

We presented thank you cards made by our students and trainees to Hotel Equatorial Melaka on 12th February 2015 and Philea Resort Melaka on 13th February 2015 as a token of appreciation for their help and spring cleaning services which were rendered to our centre.

Sponsorship by Datuk Low Kiok Boo Foundation

We are grateful to the foundation for sponsoring a few of our students with financial needs. We visited the foundation with the sponsored students on 13th February 2015 for Chinese New Year celebration.

Visitors to our YAP café

Our YAP trainees cooked nasi lemak for lunch and served to:

  1. Ex-Public Bank veteran staff on 28th January 2015
  2. Staff of Jayamuda on 2nd March 2015
  3. Advisor and friends on 5th March 2015
  4. Ms Gan CP and friends on 25th March 2015

 Other on-going activities by our YAP trainees include car washing and cleaning services.

 

The programmes are supported by a with staff force of 6 teachers in EIP & SAP, 4 trainers in YAP and 1 centre manager, supporting 25 students in EIP, 8 students in SAP and 9 trainees in YAP.

Thank you for your continuous support and encouragement throughout the years!

SAP during language time
SAP during language time
YAP running their cafe
YAP running their cafe
PSG with Ms. Lim Su Hui
PSG with Ms. Lim Su Hui
Thank you card to Hotel Equatorial Melaka
Thank you card to Hotel Equatorial Melaka
Thank you card to Philea Resort Melaka
Thank you card to Philea Resort Melaka
Jayamuda sponsorship
Jayamuda sponsorship
Ex-PBB veteran staff
Ex-PBB veteran staff
CSR by Philea Resort Melaka
CSR by Philea Resort Melaka
With our Chairman, Mr Chee Kong Chi
With our Chairman, Mr Chee Kong Chi
Plaque Presentation to Hatten Hotel Melaka
Plaque Presentation to Hatten Hotel Melaka

Parents Support Group on 18th October 2014

We welcome Dr. Alefiya Nomanbhoy once again as our guest speaker for the event. She continued her sharing about Functional Behavioural Analysis (FBA) and taught parents on identifying a specific functional behaviour that they want their children to either learn or reduce. She also shared tips and methods on managing the behaviours more effectively.

It was a hands-on sessions for us staff and parents who attended the session as we discussed and shared about different types of situations/scenarios and how to manage them.

 

Graduation Party/Christmas Party 2014 on 26th November 2014

This event was sponsored by Hatten Hotel Melaka and we had about 165 people (including parents, students, trainees, siblings, regular donors and staff) who attended it. There were performances by students and trainees from EIP, SAP and YAP as well as certificate presentation to 4 graduating students.

A gift plaque which was uniquely hand drawn by one of our trainees was also presented to the hotel as a token of appreciation.

It was a fun time together as we see staff, parents and children/trainees fellowshipping with one another before the end of the school term.

 

Toy & Resource Centre (TRC) Inventory/Stock Takes from 1st to 5th December 2014

EIP/SAP teachers cleaned and rearranged the toys and book resources in our TRC during the week. Stock/Inventory takes of resources were tabulated including those for teaching materials too. New resources were also coded and arranged into our TRC.

 

Christmas Gift Giving by Equatorial (EQ) Hotel Melaka on 3rd and 22nd December 2014

Equatorial Hotel Melaka sponsored a Christmas Gift Giving event which included students from our EIP and SAP on 3rd December 2014 (hanging of Christmas gift requests onto their Christmas tree) and on 22nd December 2014 (giving of Christmas gifts as requested by our students) respectively.

 

We welcome new year 2015 with staff force of 6 teachers in EIP & SAP, 4 trainers in YAP and 1 centre manager, supporting 23 students in EIP, 9 students in SAP and 8 trainees in YAP.

We are grateful for your continuous support in our field of work as we reach out to more children and young adults as well as families who are in need.

Thank you!

PSG with Dr Alefiya Nomanbhoy
PSG with Dr Alefiya Nomanbhoy
Cake cutting ceremony during the party
Cake cutting ceremony during the party
YAP
YAP's performance during the party
Our student with his gift from EQ Hotel Melaka
Our student with his gift from EQ Hotel Melaka
Our TRC after stock/inventory takes
Our TRC after stock/inventory takes
EIP during singing time
EIP during singing time
SAP making a sandwich
SAP making a sandwich
YAP preparing lunch
YAP preparing lunch
Certificate presentation to a graduating student
Certificate presentation to a graduating student
Our centre manager and a student
Our centre manager and a student's family in EQ

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Wings Melaka

Location: Malacca - Malaysia
Website: http:/​/​www.wingsmelaka.org.my/​
Project Leader:
Boon Hock LIM
Malacca, Malacca Malaysia
$28,323 raised of $51,736 goal
 
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