November 2016

Hack-A-Toy for Children with Special Needs
Toys and playtime are important in a child’s growing years and they contribute to the development of skills such as motor and social skills. However, many off-the-shelf toys are not [...]
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SPD Speech Therapy Team Presents: Café Therapy@Tiong Bahru
Speech Therapy Week is held every year to raise awareness of communication and swallowing disorders, as well as the work of speech therapists. The theme for this year was "Communication [...]
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‘Count Me In’ Charity Concert Raises Close to $300,000 for People with Disabilities
It was an evening to remember as the much-lauded Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) performed a fusion of traditional Chinese music pieces with popular Broadway and Western classical crossover numbers under [...]
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Hack-A-Toy — All in the name of inclusive fun!
Technology and engineering can help to overcome barriers and challenges that people with disabilities face, enabling them to live more independently and thrive in the community. Hence, we are very [...]
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SPD Clients and Volunteers Show Support for Inclusion at Purple Parade
An enthusiastic wave of purple swept into Suntec City on 5 November as some 10,000 people turned up at the Purple Parade all dressed to the occasion. Into its fourth [...]
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Fun Learning for Children During Trick-or-Treat
Close to 50 children from our Building Bridges EIPIC Centre went trick-or-treating at offices located at the SPD Ability Centre.
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In-Conversation with Psychologist Pearl Chu
Pearl is a part of the early intervention support team at SPD@Jurong. A psychologist, Pearl works with both our young clients and their caregivers to achieve the best outcomes. UPDATES [...]
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President Tony Tan Confers SPD the President’s Volunteerism & Philanthropy Award for Non-Profit Organisations
Dr Tony Tan, President of Singapore, conferred SPD the President’s Volunteerism & Philanthropy Awards (Non-Profit Organisation) in a ceremony held at the Shangri-la Hotel Singapore on 9 November. SPD executive [...]
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Aided Language Stimulation — A Demonstration of Family Support for their Sibling with Complex Communication…
 See how a supportive family can help their sibling with Complex Communication Needs attain AAC success through Aided Language Stimulation here.
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