May 2015

Foot Care for People with Diabetes
Media reports such as “One Million Diabetics by 2050 as Singaporeans Get Older, Fatter” and “Singapore Diabetes Patients Among the Youngest in Asia: Study” point to more Singaporeans being susceptible [...]
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Engineering for Greater Good
The notion that engineers, with their technical skills, can help vulnerable communities resolve daily challenges had resulted in the inception of Project Make Possible by a group of like-minded individuals [...]
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Sports Inclusion for Persons with Disabilities
With the SEA Games round the corner and the 8th ASEAN Para Games 2015 slated for later this year, SPD social worker Benjamin Han tells UPDATES that sports is not [...]
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SPD Beneficiaries Perform at Beautiful Mind Music Academy’s Concert
SPD’s beneficiaries Teo Pei Shan and Samuel Lim were among the young performers at the Beautiful Mind Music Academy’s (BMMA) inaugural concert staged at the Korean Church in Singapore on [...]
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New Inclusive Playground Caters to Children with Special Needs
Many of our fondest childhood memories are formed whilst at play. And very often, a playground would be part of these memories. Children with special needs may not have such [...]
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Catching Up with… Gregory Ong, SPD Youth Aspiration Award 2015 Recipient
We caught up with SPD Aspiration Award 2015 winner Gregory Ong, a handcyclist who is training rigorously in the hopes of being selected to represent Singapore at the Paralympics one [...]
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Partner Assisted Scanning – Back to Basics
Partner Assisted Scanning is a technique that can be used with a child or adult who is not able to use direct selection as a method.
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