Brightstars Open Day: Early Intervention Program, School Readiness Program, Learning Support Program


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It’s not too late to register for Open Day on Saturday 16/1/16. Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm Date: Saturday, 16 January 2016 Venue: Brightstars – Life Skills For Exceptional Kids A-1-03 Block A, Capitol 1, Oasis Square, Ara Damansara Jalan PJU … Continue reading

Managing Moods, Behaviour and Emotions for Autism, ADHD and Learning Challenges

Want to know more how to support emotional disregulation, lack of self-confidence, insecurity, low-self esteem, fear, anxiety, tantrums, meltdowns, anger, frustration, self-injurious behaviour and aggression?


It’s not too late to register for the talk this Thursday! I will be sharing on my experience as well as case studies on managing moods, behaviour and emotions for children with autism, ADHD and learning challenges. About the speaker – Marissa is a mother of 2 children who are recovered from autism. She is an autism advocate, writer, special-needs educator and passionate about natural health. Seats are limited, please RSVP by email to or SMS/ WhatsApp to 012-3222405 by 28/1 with your name, phone number and number of pax.

Fish Oil For Autism: EPA, DHA and the Low Down On Omega 3


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Fish oil is a staple supplement in my children’s autism treatment protocol. Even though both my daughters are now recovered from autism, they still take fish oil daily as part of their essential fatty acids needs. Children with autism usually have a higher need … Continue reading

Autism and Safety: Is Your Child Wearing A Seat Belt?


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Parents of children with autism and special needs spend thousands and thousand of dollars and countless hours on therapy and healing, yet some forget about the basic fundamentals of child safety. Teaching our children, special needs or not, to wear a seat belt or sit … Continue reading

Special Education Network In Malaysia: Register for SENIM Conference At Oasis Place Now!


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I’m counting down the days till the SENIM Conference on Saturday 8th November 2014! SENIM stands for the Special Education Network In Malaysia. SENIM is the local chapter of SENIA – a network of educators, professionals and parents across Asia dedicated to … Continue reading

Autism Help | The Son-Rise Program® By Raun Kaufman


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For the first time ever, Raun Kaufman of The Son-Rise Program® will be in Malaysia! Raun K. Kaufman is the International Autism Lecturer and Director of Global Education and Senior Teacher of The Son-Rise Program® of the Autism Treatment Center of … Continue reading

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10647172_10203764971937153_3903469927711710675_nWelcome to Spectrum Mum In Malaysia! I am a mother of 2 children who are now recovered from autism.  As well as juggling Domestic Goddess-ing and Wife-y duties, I am  the President of The Thinking Moms’ Revolution, a grassroots autism advocacy movement with a global reach based in the USA. I am also co-founder of Brightstars – Life Skills For Exceptional Kids, a holistic school for children with autism, ADHD and learning challenges, and the founder of KL Biomed, a support network for parents with children affected by autism, ADHD and related disorders in Malaysia, Singapore and neighbouring countries in Asia.  I am the co-author of Autism Beyond The Spectrum, and my writings have been featured on Generation Rescue.  To read my latest blogs on TMR, CLICK HERE.

Where I Get My Epsom Salts… And Why I Need A Giant Sack Of It!


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I love Epsom salt baths, also known as magnesium sulfate. Apart from supporting the sulphation pathway and assisting in detox, Epsom salt baths are very calming and provide an excellent source of magnesium to the body. Children with autism are … Continue reading