March 2014

EIPIC Healthy Lifestyle And Sports Day 2014
Happy chatter and joyful laughter filled the whole SPD Ability Centre on 18 March as sing-along sessions and games were organised for close to 50 children and their caregivers from [...]
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The Singapore Management University (SMU) Peer Helpers are full-time undergraduate students who are equipped to help and meet the emotional needs of their peers. As part of community service, SMU [...]
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Raise Funds by Breaking Physical and Mental Limits
Run for fun, run for the love of running and run for humanity. Sundown With Love, community arm of Sundown Marathon, is back this year with SPD as one of [...]
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Beautiful Beginning Of Another Miracle
SPD beneficiaries have been invited to perform at the 2014 Beautiful Mind, Beautiful Concert - Beginning of Another Miracle in April 2014. Joining the ranks of the Beautiful Mind Music [...]
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SPD’s Views On Whether Wider Corridors Make Sense For Private Projects
We responded to the article ‘Do wider corridors make sense for private projects?’ (The Straits Times, 22 March) with the following letter from our Executive Director which was published in [...]
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Barriers To Integrating People With Disabilities In Mainstream Society
In the last decade, the authorities have taken considerable steps to help people with disabilities integrate into the community. They include improvements to building access such as such as ensuring [...]
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Fall Prevention Tips
By 2030, it is estimated that two out of 10 people in Singapore will be above 65. It is no surprise then that safety of the elderly at home would [...]
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How Dedicated Transport Service Works
Dedicated transport service has been put under the spotlight recently after Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced at the Singapore Budget 2014 last month that persons [...]
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Breaking Down the Barriers
The Budget gives people with disabilities a $30 million helping hand, and follows several other big-ticket measures for them, amid a shift to a more inclusive society. Insight looks at [...]
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