July 2016

Walk the Talk. Join in SPD’s First Charity Walk.
SPD will hold its first SPD Ability Fun Walk at the Punggol Waterway Park on 10 September 2016. The walk serves to promote inclusion by providing an opportunity for the [...]
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Inaugural Technology Forum Raises Awareness on Positive Impact of Technology on People with Disabilities
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) undergraduate Ang Chin Hao was born with macular dystrophy, a rare genetic eye disorder that causes vision loss. Due to his diminished eyesight, Chin Hao struggled [...]
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Thank You Caroline for the Gift of Voice
Caroline Matheussen joined SPD as a volunteer in February 2014, helping to cultivate good reading habits in the young children supported by SPD’s early intervention programme. A month later, she [...]
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Strengthen Transition Support for Kids with Special Needs
Parents of children with special needs may not always have the knowledge or time to research the options and assistance available for their children and how to go about getting [...]
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The Story of How an SPD Volunteer Enriched a Client’s Life
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 [...]
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Celebrating Life’s Every Triumph Together – Goh Kee Choon: “Heng ah! I’m still alive!”
Mr Goh Kee Choon is a familiar figure in SPD. He is a social worker, an avid photographer and a person of ability with a disability. SPD’s advocacy senior analyst, [...]
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In Conversation with Social Work Associate Ishak Johari
Social work associate Ishak Johari has only been with SPD for less than a year and already has a heart thumping story to share – one that involves dissuading a [...]
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SPD is Singapore’s First Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Centre for Children and Adults to Receive CARF…
We have been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International for a period of three years for the Continuing Therapy Programme (CTP) and SPD Rehabilitation Centres. [...]
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