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Arts for special kids

Arts and culture offerings in Singapore have slowly, but surely, become more inclusive over the past few years – with more attention paid to children with special needs.

The National Museum of Singapore introduced a Quiet Room last month. The 25 sq m space is for kids who need a calmer environment. Designed with children on the autism spectrum in mind, the womb-like space offers options to adjust the lighting and has soft cushions for them to hug.

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