Children’s Play: The Whys and Hows
Parents may be tempted to place more emphasis on academic learning or caregiving routines. However, young children learn most naturally through play. So, how important is play in a child’s [...]
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How Physiotherapy Helps 7-year-old Girl to Participate in Daily Activities
7-year-old Syaza has global developmental delay, movement disorder, as well as hearing loss and visual loss. Find out how the team of professionals at SPD's EIPIC help her to better [...]
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Attachment Stint for Primary School Educators to Promote Inclusive Classrooms
To be able to connect and bond with students under their charge would give many educators a huge sense of satisfaction. Two primary school teachers who participated in an attachment [...]
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Make Storytelling at Home Fun and Interactive for Your Child
Reading stories is a great way to engage and spend time with your child at home. SPD’s senior EIPIC teacher, Hasliah Hashim, shares some tips to help you get started.
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“I just wish for him to be healthy, strong and to continue laughing” – Two…
Living with Cerebral Palsy and Microcephaly, Coen needs assistance in his mobility and communication. To that end, his two older sisters, Olivia and Isabelle, are his firm pillars of support [...]
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Celebrating the Super Siblings of Children with Developmental Needs
This Children's Day, we shine the spotlight on siblings who play big roles in supporting our children with developmental needs. Our social work team interviewed and celebrated five pairs of [...]
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Supporting your Child’s Second-language Learning
Learning a second language presents many benefits and practical advantages. However, with more people using English as their main language, children have lower motivation and fewer opportunities to gain proficiency [...]
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Using Mealtimes to Support Language Development in Children
Parents can acquire and apply evidence-based language strategies that are effective in supporting the language development of young children with language delays. SPD’s speech therapist, Michelle Sim, shares some language [...]
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Stay-Home Activity: 3 DIY Resources to Enliven Your Child’s Learning
With extended periods of home-based learning, parents may have run out of ideas to keep their children engaged at home. Fret not as our teachers at the SPD Building Bridges [...]
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Is My Child Ready for Toilet Training? (Part 2)
In the previous article, “Is My Child Ready for Toilet Training? (Part 1)”, SPD’s occupational therapist, Jahzeel Ann Adan Eleazar, introduced toilet training and some common barriers that affect it. [...]
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