Year: 2021

Rainy Day Survivor Gives Back
Melvin's journey of recovery from a brainstem stroke and cardiac arrest opened his eyes to the goodness of Singaporeans, leading him to give back to society in any ways that [...]
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Attachment Stint for Primary School Educators to Promote Inclusive Classrooms
To be able to connect and bond with students under their charge would give many educators a huge sense of satisfaction. Two primary school teachers who participated in an attachment [...]
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Local Farm MEOD Builds on Inclusive Workforce to Meet Manpower Needs
To ramp up its production capacity, local farm MEOD broadened its manpower search to include hiring persons with disabilities. This timely opportunity arose when SPD reached out to MEOD to [...]
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Making Work Meetings and Trainings Accessible for Deaf Employees
Deaf employees, like any other employees, deserve the right to be involved and receive full access to meetings and trainings. With this in mind, our communications support executive Yew Hau [...]
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Engaging Seniors Through Reminiscence Therapy
Senior social worker Angela Chung shares about the benefits of reminiscence therapy and how she used it to support seniors attending the day care programme at SPD@Toa Payoh
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Societal and SPD Partner Once Again to Help ‘UNLABEL’ People With Disabilities
For the second consecutive year, SPD has teamed up with local creative agency Societal to produce the next round of work in the “UNLABEL” campaign to support people with disabilities.
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How Exercising Benefits Persons With Autism
Decreased physical activity during the pandemic has had a significant impact on people’s physical and mental health, particularly those with sensory processing differences who rely on the benefits of physical [...]
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Catching Up With Some Users of Personal Mobility Aids
Some assistive technology devices that are increasingly common include personal mobility aids (PMAs) like manual or motorised wheelchair and mobility scooter. In this article, we invite three PMA users to [...]
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Every Step Counts in Promoting Awareness and Raising Funds for Persons with Disabilities at the…
The SPD Ability Walk & Run returns with a second year of its virtual edition, rallying individuals and corporates to advance the disability cause and raise much needed funds for [...]
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How Two Bakers Use Their Passion to Do Good
The year-end SPD Charity Bake Sale features 23 homebakers, each bringing with them their signature treats while doing their part of charity. We speak to two bakers – Risa Wijaya [...]
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