Pathlight School is the first autism-focused school in Singapore that offers Singapore's mainstream academic curriculum together with life readiness skills. The opening of Pathlight School in 2004, the first autism-focused school in Singapore that offers Singapore’s mainstream academic curriculum together with life readiness skills a prominent example. What mainstream schools provide . His heartbroken mum posted about the incident on the Facebook group, “Friends of ASD Families”. An 8-year-old Singapore child with autism recently drew a sad picture of what it is like to cope with a regular school environment. Mainstream schools are also equipped with the resources, such as specialised manpower and programmes, to help children with mild SEN. The school can then take the appropriate steps and provide the necessary support to help the child make the transition into a mainstream setting. Learn about us now! Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) or ARC(S) is a not-for-profit charity based in Singapore officially registered in year 2000.It was started by a group of professionals and parent volunteers dedicated to serving children and adults on the autism spectrum to help these individuals lead meaningful and independent lives in society. 8-year-old child with autism draws heartbreaking picture of what mainstream S'pore school is like 'It is such a painful irony to be excluded despite being 'included' into mainstream education.' There has been much talk about promoting inclusivity in mainstream schools, but in reality, how far have we come?