Year: 2020

Should W-Sitting Be A Cause for Concern for Parents?
With many differing views on this sitting position, parents are often confused about the impact of W-sitting on a child’s hips and legs development. SPD’s physiotherapist Cliodhna Kavanagh addresses the [...]
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SG Bike Celebrates Third Anniversary and New Store Opening with Gifts of Mobility
SG Bike has donated 20 mobility scooters worth $20,000 to people with disabilities through SPD as part of its aim to give back to the community in celebration of their [...]
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Genashtim: Bringing Technology Closer to Marginalised Communities (Supporters’ Specials)
Genashtim has been working with SPD to provide training and employment opportunities to our clients since August 2019. Founder and CEO of Genashtim, Mr Thomas Ng shares more in this [...]
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Overcoming Life’s Curveballs, Two Youths Win Goh Chok Tong Enable Award
Wong Liang Le, a former Transition to Employment client, and Samuel Lim, an SPD Youth Aspiration Award and Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation scholarship recipient, are among this year’s 12 recipients [...]
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Student Bakes to Support Others During COVID-19 Situation (Supporters’ Specials)
In celebration of Giving Week which falls on 1 to 7 December, we cast the spotlight on our supporters, whose generosity and compassion truly inspire us. To kickstart the series, [...]
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SPD Launches New Online Shop and Product Range Under Its Apprenticeship Programme to Uplift Trainees…
The newly launched SPD Artisan Collab brand is an extension of the SPD Sheltered Workshop which was established in 1986 to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities who have [...]
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SPD Partners with Societal to Continue Un-labelling People With Disabilities
SPD Partners with Societal to Continue Un-labelling People With Disabilities. One of the greatest barriers people with disabilities face is the attitudes of other people in labelling them.
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Why Recognising Your Child’s Strengths is Important
SPD’s social worker Ong Xiu Hui shares why parenting should focus on the strengths of the child rather than his/her weaknesses.
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SPD Charity Bake Sale 2020
This December, a group of home bakers are coming together to raise funds for SPD and to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities.
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Ensuring Continuity of Care Through Innovation
Remote support became part of the new normal for our professionals, especially when services were temporarily suspended during the circuit breaker period. In this video, our speech therapists share their insights, experiences and challenges adapting [...]
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