Not many would believe Quinntus is the same boy he was just a few years ago. Quinntus was non-verbal until the age of five and was prone to aggression when approached by strangers. He was eventually diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Quinntus’ parents decided that he would need the necessary support and a suitable environment for him to thrive in his academics and daily living. He was enrolled into Metta School, a special education school supported by Community Chest. Since attending the school, Quinntus has become more expressive and capable of managing his temperament, and has also learned to empathise with and care for others. It was also there that Quinntus discovered his talent in art.
Quinntus prides himself in his art works and has sold his art pieces with the support from his mother, who printed them on t-shirts and put them up for sale online. The proceeds from the sale of the t-shirts were donated to Metta School.
“Creating art is my way to happiness. Mummy says I have special gifts, and Daddy says my art makes people happy, so this makes me happy.”
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