Author: Gordon Ho

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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SPD Charity Bake Sale with a Difference
For the first time, the SPD Charity Bake Sale has curated a list of home bakers that includes bakers with disabilities such as a one-handed baker, a stroke survivor, a [...]
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Maximising Participation and Independence in Children with Autism
SPD@Tampines’ occupational therapist Genevieve Ng shares how she and the EIPIC team develop curriculums that support children with autism and other developmental needs in maximising their participation and independence in [...]
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Ceiling Hoist for Physical Therapy
One common rehabilitation goal for those who experience limb weakness, or those with temporary paralysis, is to learn to walk again and be independent in the community. We take a [...]
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Young Man with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Shares His Take on Love
Born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Boon Keng often found himself wondering if he is able to love, especially when he knows that his condition is likely to deteriorate over the [...]
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From the CEO’s Desk: More Innovative Solutions Needed to Support Adults with Autism
A reflection during this Autism Awareness Month, our CEO Mr Abhimanyau Pal ponders the need for more innovative solutions to support adults with autism.
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Wheelchair User Gets Back in the Driver’s Seat
A spinal cord injury left Mr Tan Hung Bak with weakness in his legs and lower trunk, resulting in him having to use a wheelchair to ambulate. However, the 56-year-old [...]
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Hang In There – Living with COVID-19
The physical and emotional fatigue developed due to the COVID-19 situation have left many in a state of anxiety, loneliness and languishment. SPD's case management officer Samantha Law highlights some [...]
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Children’s Play: The Whys and Hows
Parents may be tempted to place more emphasis on academic learning or caregiving routines. However, young children learn most naturally through play. So, how important is play in a child’s [...]
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How Physiotherapy Helps 7-year-old Girl to Participate in Daily Activities
7-year-old Syaza has global developmental delay, movement disorder, as well as hearing loss and visual loss. Find out how the team of professionals at SPD's EIPIC help her to better [...]
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