Yearly Archives: 2011

Teaching children with special needs

Education is the right of every child, but not every child has the right kind of education that he or she needs. Children with special needs face seemingly insurmountable odds as parents struggle to find centres of learning which are affordable, fully equipped and have qualified staff. Enter Taarana, a learning centre for special needs children with a difference. Founded and run by the more »


Taarana kids walk for Independence Day

Kuala Lumpur, 26 August 2011 – The children of Taarana marched proudly in a “Merdeka Walk” in conjuction with Malaysia’s 54th Merdeka Day, which celebrates the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British colonial rule in 1957, celebrated on August 31 each year. The walk was organised to give these children with special needs a better understanding of the concept of merdeka, literally more »


Taarana Open Its Doors

After many months of preparation, TAARANA, Vijayaratnam Foundation’s special needs school in Malaysia, held an Open Day event at its centre in Kuala Lumpur from 10am to 4pm, on 14 May 2011. TAARANA aims to provide quality education facilities for young children between the ages of six and 12 who face challenges with delayed development in academic, social and adaptive skills, also known as more »