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How to Improve Your Child’s Organisational Skills
Children who struggle with being organised often take a long time to find things that are needed or to complete their work, and is unaware of the things that are [...]
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NatSteel Empowerment Awardee Shares Tribute to Mum
Madan has popliteal pterygium syndrome and uses a motorised wheelchair to move around. His mother, Mdm Vejaya, plays a pivotal role in caring for him, ensuring that he grows up [...]
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Youths with Disabilities Share Their Thoughts on Employment (Labour Day Special)
This Labour Day, we hear from two youths with disabilities who shine in their work through their passion, abilities and aspiration.
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Mum of Nine on Caring for Six Children with Special Needs (Caregivers’ Specials)
With nine children, there is never a dull day in Mdm Tahirah’s home. Always lively, noisy and sometimes messier than she likes, there is no shortage of help when someone [...]
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Caring for his parents despite his disability (Caregivers’ Specials)
Goh Kok Huat is the main caregiver of his elderly parents, both stroke survivors in their 70’s, even as he battles an auto-immune condition.
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Tips to Engage Your Child Meaningfully at Home
Participation in meaningful life activities plays an important role in the development of our children’s physical skills, social skills, and well-being, laying the foundations for their interpersonal development and school [...]
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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder and How We Can Help
The autism spectrum is wide and differs from person to person in severity and combinations of symptoms. Individuals with autism who receive timely and adequate support and intervention can develop [...]
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A Father’s Quest in Advocating for Son with Autism (Caregivers’ Specials)
To commemorate Autism Awareness Day which falls on 2 April, we bring you the second instalment of the Caregivers’ Specials. Here, we tell the story of Mr Raj, father of [...]
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59 SPD staff awarded the Singapore Health Quality Healthcare Heroes
59 SPD staff were awarded the COVID-19 Healthcare Hero Award at the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (SHQSA) – Special Edition 2021 ceremony on 29 March. Graced by Minister for [...]
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A Mother’s Love Knows No Bounds (Caregivers’ Specials)
After completing her Master’s in physics, Mdm Karthi was excited to embark on her career. But God had other plans for her as she received news of her pregnancy. The [...]
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