Wired Differently

What do you do when the child in the family is wired differently? CNA follows four families in Singapore who have been fractured by a child whose problems go beyond what ordinary children face. Mary has a son, Marcus, who is a high-functioning autistic adult. One day, a meltdown leads Marcus to threaten his step-father with a pair of scissors. Amanda has a autistic child, Andric, who saps her energy and takes her attention away from her other two children. Teddy has a son, Benedict, who has anger management issues and is expelled from school for beating up his teacher. Yu Kee has a sister, Keeri who develops an irrational fear of holes and stickers. Keeri's phobias throw family life awry.

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What do you do when the child in the family is wired differently? CNA follows four families in Singapore who have been fractured by a child whose problems go beyond what ordinary children face. Mary has a son, Marcus, who is a high-functioning autistic adult. One day, a meltdown leads Marcus to threaten his step-father with a pair of scissors. Amanda has a autistic child, Andric, who saps her energy and takes her attention away from her other two children. Teddy has a son, Benedict, who has anger management issues and is expelled from school for beating up his teacher. Yu Kee has a sister, Keeri who develops an irrational fear of holes and stickers. Keeri's phobias throw family life awry.

Ep 1 My Child Is Autistic
46 mins

What happens when a child is hard to accept? Two families open up on how they cope with autism in the family. Witness the strains in family dynamics and the challenges they face.

Ep 1 My Child Is Autistic

What happens when a child is hard to accept? Two families open up on how they cope with autism in the family. Witness the strains in family dynamics and the challenges they face.

Ep 2 The Child Is Difficult
48 mins

A boy unable to control his anger, hits a teacher and is expelled from school. A girl develops an irrational fear of holes and stickers. Their families open up on how they cope.

Ep 2 The Child Is Difficult

A boy unable to control his anger, hits a teacher and is expelled from school. A girl develops an irrational fear of holes and stickers. Their families open up on how they cope.

Additional Information

Wired Differently
Broadcasted2022
Genrescurrent affairs
Seasons1
Suitable For All Ages