Category: Press Releases

SPD Beneficiaries Partner Local and Overseas Artistes in Performances for Television Fundraiser to Raise $3.8…
The SPD Charity Show 2017《SPD 真情无障爱》is part of SPD’s 10-week-long “Breaking Barriers” public education campaign aimed at promoting inclusion and better understanding of people with disabilities. The audience can look [...]
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SPD’s “Breaking Barriers” Campaign Aims to Change Mindsets Regarding Disability
SPD launched the “Breaking Barriers” campaign today in an effort to move Singapore towards a more inclusive society by encouraging greater understanding and acceptance of those with disabilities. Held at [...]
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Youth with Profound Hearing Loss Gets Support in Developing Talent in Drumming
More than 30 years after the SPD Education Programme (EP) was launched to support students with physical disabilities from low-income families in mainstream schools, it now extends its support to [...]
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Four Local Students with Disabilities Awarded the Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship to Further Tertiary Education and…
Four young Singaporeans with disabilities were awarded the Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship to pursue tertiary education in information technology (IT) related fields at an awards ceremony held at ITE College Central [...]
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Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Scholars with Disabilities Excel Beyond Academics, Aspire to Impact Society
Even as many students struggle to find balance between their academic responsibilities and co-curricular activities, the three recipients of this year’s Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Scholarship for Persons with [...]
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More Than 1,000 People of Different Abilities Turn Up at SPD’s First Walkathon in Support…
More than 1,000 participants, with and without disabilities, turned up at the inaugural SPD Ability Fun Walk held at the Punggol Waterway Park this morning as a show of support [...]
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Walk the Talk. Join in SPD’s First Charity Walk.
SPD will hold its first SPD Ability Fun Walk at the Punggol Waterway Park on 10 September 2016. The walk serves to promote inclusion by providing an opportunity for the [...]
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SPD Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation for its Community-Based Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programmes
SPD has been awarded a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International. This accreditation, which was awarded to SPD for its therapy programmes, namely the [...]
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SPD’s Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament Raises Over $240,000 to Benefit People with Disabilities
SPD organised its first charity golf tournament last Friday at the Raffles Country Club with strong support from the business community. Close to 30 companies came together to raise more [...]
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Japanese Welfare Foundation Makes Work at the SPD Sheltered Workshop Safer and More Efficient for…
People with disabilities are a potential pool of talent to tap on for employment. In many cases, simple modifications and improvements to a working environment can help to develop this [...]
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