February 2014

Looking At Budget 2014
The Budget 2014 was announced on 21 February by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. He announced that there would be more help available for people with disabilities, [...]
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Volunteers Needed For SPD Flag Day 2014
The SPD Flag Day 2014 will be held on 14 June 2014 from 10am to 6pm and we are looking for all the help that we can get! Spread the [...]
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Get Your Gear, Suit Up And Let’s Laser Tag!
On a bright Saturday morning on 22 February, a corner of Bishan Park became a friendly battle ground for 16 clients from the SPD Education Programme as they engaged in [...]
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Children with Special Needs – Learning the Alphabet
Generally, commercially available software cannot be customised to show only letters from a person’s name. So what do you do when one of the learning goals for a child on [...]
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Children with Special Needs – Moving the Mouse
For most people, it is easy to relate that moving the computer mouse moves the cursor on the screen. But this is not so for many of the children in [...]
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For Better Or For Worse, In Sickness Or In Health
As many celebrate Valentine’s Day on 14 February, we thought it would be apt to revisit an article by Khoo Khee Ling, the head of SPD’s Community & Social Service [...]
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SPD Working With Singapore Management University To Help Students With Disabilities Cope Better In School
SPD and the Singapore Management University (SMU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 7 February 2014 to collaborate in developing and promoting best practices for the inclusion of persons [...]
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Taking Responsibility For Our Safety
Workplace accidents can greatly impact the lives of workers and their loved ones, which is why we believe that investing in workplace safety and health (WSH) is one of the [...]
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