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Youth With Muscular Dystrophy Hopes to Advocate for Others Like Her
Diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type II, Jiahui needs support for daily activities and relies on a motorised wheelchair to move around. With limited hand movements, she is not able [...]
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Supporting Stroke Survivor in His Employment Journey
Roger Lua had a stroke due to his congenital heart condition when he was just 20 years old. Spurred by a strong desire to be a contributing member of society [...]
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Celebrating a Mother’s Love – Caring for Her 6-year-old with a Rare Medical Condition
Receiving news that her baby girl was born with non-functioning kidneys was a big blow to Wei Yee. What followed were years of meticulous care for her daughter and fine [...]
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How Son’s Autism Influenced Dad’s Perception of Time
Parenting a child with autism has prompted Mr Raj to re-evaluate the meaning of time. As he journeys with his son Kirisnah, who is a trainee at SPD’s Sheltered Workshop, [...]
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Food Delivery with A Heart Through Group Buying
Noticing how the livelihood of hawkers at Tanjong Pagar Plaza Food Centre was further strained during last year's Heightened Alert phase, Tanjong Pagar Community Club Management Committee started an initiative [...]
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How TechnipFMC Supports Local Communities in Developing Social and Economic Sustainability
Read on to find out how our long-time supporter TechnipFMC has journeyed with us in supporting persons with disabilities.
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Ask a Senior: What It Means To Be A Social Worker 
Social worker Ishak Johari seeks out his senior, Goh Kee Choon, for some advice on carrying out their role effectively in today’s society, and also highlighting the importance of supervision [...]
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Telepractice Deployed During Pandemic to Improve Communication for Persons with Aphasia
A stroke that happened three years ago left Mr Allan Tan with speech difficulties as he struggles with aphasia. Read on to find out how our speech therapist helped to [...]
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Care Planning for A Peace of Mind
Advance Care Planning (ACP), Advance Medical Directive (AMD), Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), and Deputyship explained. It can be trying for our loved ones to make difficult decisions for us [...]
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Honouring Our Healthcare Heroes at The SingHealth Quality Service Awards 2022
SPD received 2 Star, 22 Gold and 17 Silver awards at the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (SHQSA) hybrid ceremony, held at the Singapore General Hospital Campus on 8 Feb [...]
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