Partner Tim Drew gets top spot in DB charity race12Nov2014
We are delighted to show our support to Tim Drew who ran the Discovery Bay Race For Charity this weekend in aid of the Watchdog Early Education Centre. Tim, who co-heads the Corporate and Commercial practice, came 30th in the 10km race.
Founded in 1983 by a team of parents led by Kim Sharman, Watchdog Early Education Centre is a registered charitable organisation in Hong Kong providing early intervention and therapy programmes for children with special educational needs. Watchdog operates separate English and Cantonese speaking programmes and works with children up to six years of age. The organisation tackles a wide spectrum of challenges including Global Developmental Delay, Autistic Spectrum Disorder(ASD), Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) as well as a variety of learning difficulties and physical disabilities. Helping over 300 children annually, Watchdog offers psychological assessment, specialist teaching, speech therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and music therapy. Watchdog operates two centres, one in Hong Kong Central and the other in Kowloon Jordan. The Hong Kong Centre admits children who are on the government waitlist into its regular programme. The self-financed Jordan Centre, partially subsidised by the Community Chest, admits children by direct application to Watchdog. The organisation also offers Saturday Self-financing Programmes at both centres. For more information about the Watchdog Early Education Centre, please click here.