May 2017

Jeffrey Chin: A tribute to a dear friend and colleague
We are profoundly saddened by the sudden demise of Jeffrey Chin, a member of SPD’s senior management team. Jeffrey passed away peacefully on 30 May
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In Conversation with Senior Trainer, Lim Yee Ming
Over a morning chat, senior advocacy analyst Poh Sho Siam spoke to our senior trainer, Lim Yee Ming, who shared his passion for his job, looking back at the 10 [...]
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Breaking Barriers to a Productive Life
May Chan, a trainee at the Sheltered Workshop.
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Strategies to Cope with Caregiver Stress
Clemaus Lim, senior manager of the Community & Social Service Department which runs the Specialised Case Management Programme (SCMP), sheds light on the stress that caregivers feel resulting from taking [...]
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In Conversation with Occupational Therapist, Dawn Ching
The job scope of an occupational therapist ranges from enhancing physical and psychological functions and facilitating independent living to improving the lives of people with disabilities (PWD) or special needs [...]
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A Mother’s Heart: Mdm Doris Lai
As Mother's Day inches closer, we sat down for a chat with Mdm Doris Lai, a wheelchair-user and single mother of a teenaged girl who has a profound hearing problem. [...]
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Letter on Being Caught in a Catch-22 Situation as Charities Try to Improve
Standards of governance of non-profits seem predicated on the unstated assumption that an organisation has adequate resources to meet the standards and there is an unlimited number of individuals waiting [...]
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Some Useful Resources
Check out these useful resources for more information on AT devices and service providers.
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