February 2016

Japanese Welfare Foundation Makes Work Safer and More Efficient for Sheltered Workshop Trainees
Simple modifications and improvements to a working environment can help people with disabilities develop their potential for employment. With that in mind, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Welfare Foundation generously donated $10,000 [...]
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Art and Rehabilitation
Art can be empowering and therapeutic for many, and we discovered recently that a handful of our clients under SPD's Transition Programme for Employment (TPE) have also incorporated art in [...]
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Labelling Hurts Individuals with Special Needs
Many people with special needs often face such labelling when in public. Senior Early Intervention Programme (EIPIC) teacher Arnold Chua shares his thoughts on this.
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Japanese Welfare Foundation Makes Work at the SPD Sheltered Workshop Safer and More Efficient for…
People with disabilities are a potential pool of talent to tap on for employment. In many cases, simple modifications and improvements to a working environment can help to develop this [...]
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Our Kids in the Big, Big World
Teachers from the Building Bridges EIPIC Centre organised a field trip to the supermarket to give the 11 children a chance to apply what they had learnt in the classroom [...]
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Get to Know Our SPD Youth Aspiration Award 2016 Winners
The SPD Youth Aspiration Award is administered by SPD and sponsored by NatSteel Holdings Pte Ltd. The award comes with a $5,000 grant that allows youths with physical disabilities to [...]
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Recognising Our Long Service Volunteers
SPD’s Board members are volunteers who are professionals in their own fields and who take time off from their busy schedules to contribute their professional expertise to ensure that SPD [...]
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Letter on Urging More Social Workers to Join Disability Sector
Director for SPD’s Inclusion Advancement division, Joyce Wong, who started out as a social worker, shares in this letter published in The Straits Times Forum on 3 February the many [...]
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