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Welcome to the Inclusive Tech Portal

Welcome to the Inclusive Tech Portal

27 May 2016

This online resource provides practical information on how technology can overcome limitations of disabilities so that individuals are empowered to function at their full potential.

Upcoming Event: AAC By The Bay (Remote Hosting in Sunny Singapore!)

Upcoming Event: AAC By The Bay (Remote Hosting in Sunny Singapore!)

20 April 2017

Our team at TechAble, together with SALTS (Speech and Language Therapists Singapore) will be hosting this event. It will feature overseas (via video streaming) and local AAC experts and practitioners.

The speakers, who come from a wide range of backgrounds and expertise will address different topics and how AAC empowers individuals to express themselves. Local experts and clients will also share their perspectives in our live discussion panel. It will be an exciting three days of learning and discovery!

For more information, please access the following link -

https://salts.org.sg/event/2017-aac-bay-conference-remote-host/2017-04-27/ 

A Voice of His Own

A Voice of His Own

05 April 2017

See Sayfullah on his journey towards finding a voice of his own. 

Aided Language Stimulation -- A Demonstration of Family Support for their Sibling with Complex Communication Needs

Aided Language Stimulation -- A Demonstration of Family Support for their Sibling with Complex Communication Needs

04 November 2016

 See how a supportive family can help their sibling with Complex Communication Needs attain AAC success through Aided Language Stimulation here.

Hack-A-Toy -- All in the name of inclusive fun!

Hack-A-Toy -- All in the name of inclusive fun!

25 November 2016

Technology and engineering can help to overcome barriers and challenges that people with disabilities face, enabling them to live more independently and thrive in the community. Hence, we are very pleased that DSO National Laboratories, Singapore’s national defence research and development organisation, chose to partner SPD for its community project Hack-a-Toy this year.

 

 

‘I’ve got a lot to say!’ -- An AAC party to remember!

‘I’ve got a lot to say!’ -- An AAC party to remember!

28 October 2016

Here's an insight into the first ever AAC Party hosted in Tech Able @The Enabing Village for our young clients with Complex Communication Needs.

Assistive Technology - Opening Up Opportunities in the Workplace

Assistive Technology - Opening Up Opportunities in the Workplace

05 April 2017

Despite having a business degree Gerald never dreamt that he could be gainfully employed or be in a job that required sustained use of the computer.

The Story of How an SPD Volunteer Enriched a Client's Life

The Story of How an SPD Volunteer Enriched a Client's Life

22 July 2016

At SPD, we recognise the efforts of our volunteers in making our clients' lives that much more enriching. Here's the story of how one such volunteer changed the life of a client irrevocably for the better.