Engineering Good Trains EIPIC Staff in Toys and Switch Modification
Volunteers from Engineering Good, a local non-profit organisation (NPO) that seeks to empower disadvantaged communities through humanitarian engineering, conducted a three-hour toy hacking workshop at SPD Ability Centre for a [...]
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EIPIC Transition Planning for Parents
Children who successfully complete the Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) at the end of the year will transit into the next phase of their education, be it [...]
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A Father’s Day Special: Our Daddies
Many of us have personal experiences and fond memories created together with our fathers, which we hold close to our hearts. In this special Father’s Day edition, our clients and [...]
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Jeffrey Chin: A tribute to a dear friend and colleague
We are profoundly saddened by the sudden demise of Jeffrey Chin, a member of SPD’s senior management team. Jeffrey passed away peacefully on 30 May
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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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