Year: 2022

Wheelchair user looks to fulfilling a long-held dream at this year’s SPD Ability Walk &…
A viral infection to the brain which happened after training for a charity run 24 years ago upended Terance's life. After a two-week coma, Terance woke up to find that [...]
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What does Singapore mean to you?
In celebration of our nation’s 57th birthday, we asked some of our clients, caregivers and volunteers to share their thoughts about what Singapore meant to them.
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Using Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Cycling in Restorative Therapy for Persons with Mobility Challenges
Functional electrical stimulation involves sending low-current electrical pulses via electrodes on paralysed or deconditioned muscles to produce muscle contractions during a purposeful movement, such as stepping, cycling and walking, or [...]
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The “Bao Kah Liao” Lady – Bedridden and Unstoppable
Bedridden for more than 20 years, Vivian continues to remain optimistic and lives her dreams passionately. Using the eye gaze device to operate her laptop, she is a proud owner [...]
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Common Oral Issues Faced by People with Physical Disabilities
People with physical disabilities may have a higher risk of experiencing oral health issues such as dental caries and gum disease. Here are some oral symptoms that persons with physical [...]
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What are YOUth thinking about?
Environmental sustainability, ageing population, employment. These areas remain defining issues for many youths of this generation. This Youth Day, we speak to seven young adults on what they care about [...]
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In the Kitchen with the One-Handed Baker
Even though Kelvin used to cook prior to his stroke and knows his way around the kitchen, having to bake now with just one hand posed several new challenges.
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What Can I Do about My Child’s Flat Feet?
Having flat feet is a natural part of development in majority of children. As most of them will outgrow this condition, should parents take a wait-and-see approach? Or when should [...]
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“Dad, thank you for taking care of me”
For the past 24 years, 84-year-old Mr Low Chai Huat has been caring for his son Terance who is dependent on him for most activities of daily living. While the [...]
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How a Person with Vision Loss “Reads” Off the Screen – A Global Accessibility Awareness…
As much as technology has become more prevalent and intuitive, the Web remains inaccessible and inconvenient to some, due to its limited accessibility features.
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