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Happy 54th Birthday, Singapore!
This National Day, the children had a delightful time while enhancing their communication skills and learning more about racial harmony and recycling. Look at the fun activities they had!
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SPD Ability Walk & Run 2019 – Why Walking is Good For You
Walking has many benefits. Let’s look at the wonders walking has on our body and mind and join us at the upcoming SPD Ability Walk & Run 2019!
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SPD Ability Walk & Run 2019 – Experience the Daily Challenges of a Wheelchair User
Disability simulation activities are a mainstay in every edition of the SPD Ability Walk & Run to encourage experiential learning and increase understanding of the challenges persons with disabilities face. [...]
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Going Home – A Look at Connectivity and Accessibility for a Wheelchair User
Kelvin Ang has spinal muscular dystrophy and uses a motorised wheelchair to move about. We followed him on his journey home to Woodlands from work to understand the overall connectivity [...]
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Music to the ears as the community rallies behind a worthy cause
The RICE Company Limited (TRCL), which manages The Business Times Budding Artists Fund (BT BAF), and local disability charity SPD, are joining hands to hold a fundraising gala, titled The [...]
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SPD Ability Walk & Run: Helping More to Become Self-Reliant and Independent
With her new scooter, Sheltered Workshop trainee Tan Bee Lian, has been out more often and will be going for her first SPD Ability Walk & Run. Read more here.
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SPD Left Hand Challenge Takes You Out of Your Comfort Zone
Take a look at what others have done for the SPD Left Hand Challenge. Tackle the challenge today!
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Are you Susceptible to Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow?
In this issue on sports injuries, physiotherapist Gerda de Jong shares more on the prevention and treatment of golfer's elbow and tennis elbow.
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Giving Without Expecting Returns
Despite not being related, Mdm Foo Han Lee, 72, has been the sole caregiver to Mdm Wong Yoke Liong, 93, for many years. Read their story here.
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Children from EIPIC went on a Toy Story Adventure
Children from SPD’s Building Bridges EIPIC centres were greeted by Toy Story characters at the Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay this June. Read more here.
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