In Conversation with Senior Trainer, Lim Yee Ming
Over a morning chat, senior advocacy analyst Poh Sho Siam spoke to our senior trainer, Lim Yee Ming, who shared his passion for his job, looking back at the 10 [...]
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Breaking Barriers to a Productive Life
May Chan, a trainee at the Sheltered Workshop.
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Strategies to Cope with Caregiver Stress
Clemaus Lim, senior manager of the Community & Social Service Department which runs the Specialised Case Management Programme (SCMP), sheds light on the stress that caregivers feel resulting from taking [...]
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In Conversation with Occupational Therapist, Dawn Ching
The job scope of an occupational therapist ranges from enhancing physical and psychological functions and facilitating independent living to improving the lives of people with disabilities (PWD) or special needs [...]
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A Mother’s Heart: Mdm Doris Lai
As Mother's Day inches closer, we sat down for a chat with Mdm Doris Lai, a wheelchair-user and single mother of a teenaged girl who has a profound hearing problem. [...]
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Letter on Being Caught in a Catch-22 Situation as Charities Try to Improve
Standards of governance of non-profits seem predicated on the unstated assumption that an organisation has adequate resources to meet the standards and there is an unlimited number of individuals waiting [...]
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Alternatives to Screen Time for Children
Parents handing over their mobile devices to their children to keep them quiet or occupied is a common sight these days. However, excessive use of this method for short-term peace [...]
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Screen Time and Children
As digital technologies increasingly become tools that we use at work and home, children inevitably seek to emulate this usage. Although technology has educational and other benefits for children, how [...]
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SPD Onward with Vision 2020
SPD’s executive director Mr Abhimanyau Pal kicked off this year’s Organisation Excellence Day at the MDIS campus auditorium on 31 March by sharing SPD’s journey over the past one year [...]
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Caregivers Loosen Up on Wellness Day
Create, Express, Relax - these words were central to the theme for this year’s Caregivers’ Wellness Day organised by SPD’s Community and Social Service Department (CSSD). Held at the SPD [...]
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