Supporting Stroke Survivor in His Employment Journey
Roger Lua had a stroke due to his congenital heart condition when he was just 20 years old. Spurred by a strong desire to be a contributing member of society [...]
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Rainy Day Survivor Gives Back
Melvin's journey of recovery from a brainstem stroke and cardiac arrest opened his eyes to the goodness of Singaporeans, leading him to give back to society in any ways that [...]
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Local Farm MEOD Builds on Inclusive Workforce to Meet Manpower Needs
To ramp up its production capacity, local farm MEOD broadened its manpower search to include hiring persons with disabilities. This timely opportunity arose when SPD reached out to MEOD to [...]
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Making Work Meetings and Trainings Accessible for Deaf Employees
Deaf employees, like any other employees, deserve the right to be involved and receive full access to meetings and trainings. With this in mind, our communications support executive Yew Hau [...]
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Catching Up With Some Users of Personal Mobility Aids
Some assistive technology devices that are increasingly common include personal mobility aids (PMAs) like manual or motorised wheelchair and mobility scooter. In this article, we invite three PMA users to [...]
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Not Letting Stroke Get Him Down
Working from dawn to dusk seems to be the daily grind for hawker Mr Chen Mun Wah. But things took a sharp turn last year when he experienced a stroke.
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Turning Her Life Around After Stroke Hit Her at 38
A stroke at 38 robbed Jane of a promotion at her former workplace. Doctors had also advised her family to send her to a nursing home. To celebrate SPD’s Professionals’ [...]
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SPD Receives Enabling Mark (Gold) Accreditation
SPD was one of the 88 organisations to receive the Enabling Mark on 27 August 2021, with President Halimah Yacob gracing this inaugural award ceremony. This is a national-level accreditation [...]
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Tips for Fresh Graduates Seeking Jobs Amid COVID-19
Sharing some tips for fresh graduates looking to navigate the job-seeking arena are our Employment Support Specialists and Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation scholar Teo Zi Lin, who graduated from the [...]
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Life as a Fresh Graduate Working in a COVID-Stricken World
Graduating during the year that the world was trying to make sense of a pandemic, Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation scholar Teo Zi Lin shares how she managed to navigate job-seeking [...]
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