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Getting Shane Back to School

Five year old Shane lives in Tacloban. While typhoon Haiyan’s aftermath was hard on all of Tacloban’s residents, it’s was particularly hard on Shane and his family because Shane is autistic.

When Shane was diagnosed at the age of two, his mom, Charina, went to see what services were available for kids with developmental disabilities. She was shocked to find that there were almost none available in her community.

Charina wasn’t happy to simply see her son and children like him simply go without therapy, she teamed up with a professional special education teacher to found the Aram Learning Studio. The school’s mission is to promote development