Year: 2019

SPD Ability Walk & Run: Helping More to Become Self-Reliant and Independent
With her new scooter, Sheltered Workshop trainee Tan Bee Lian, has been out more often and will be going for her first SPD Ability Walk & Run. Read more here.
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SPD Left Hand Challenge Takes You Out of Your Comfort Zone
Take a look at what others have done for the SPD Left Hand Challenge. Tackle the challenge today!
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Are you Susceptible to Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow?
In this issue on sports injuries, physiotherapist Gerda de Jong shares more on the prevention and treatment of golfer's elbow and tennis elbow.
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Giving Without Expecting Returns
Despite not being related, Mdm Foo Han Lee, 72, has been the sole caregiver to Mdm Wong Yoke Liong, 93, for many years. Read their story here.
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Children from EIPIC went on a Toy Story Adventure
Children from SPD’s Building Bridges EIPIC centres were greeted by Toy Story characters at the Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay this June. Read more here.
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In Conversation with Youth Social Worker – Kanitha Jagatheson
In celebration of Youth Day on 7 July, Kanitha Jagatheson shares her joy of working with young people as a social worker, as well as her challenges and takeaways.
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In Conversation with SPD Study Award Recipient – Victor Wong
Our first study award recipient, Victor Wong, tells us why he chose to apply for the SPD Study Award and what motivates him.
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Inclusive Play For Children Of All Abilities
Look at how children with and without special needs had fun playing and interacting with one another at the Special Time programme at the Jurong Regional Library.
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SPD Ability Walk & Run Returns to the Singapore River with More to Offer
The SPD Ability Walk and Run 2019 returns to the Singapore River on Sunday 1 September with a host of activities for everyone in the family.
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Binding Caregivers Together Through Food
The Building Bridges EIPIC Centre at SPD@Tampines piloted its first #MakanBonding session in March for caregivers. Find out more from social work associate, Valery Veronica Lee.
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