Tag: Invisible Disabilities

Autism Awareness Day Special – Math Wizard Lionel Lee
Though Lionel Lee has Asperger’s Syndrome, he does well academically, enjoyed track and field, and completed National Service. Lionel shares his strengths and struggles on this World Autism Awareness Day.
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Children benefiting from EIPIC Under-2s and DS-Plus
SPD piloted the two new programmes, EIPIC Under-2s and Development Support (DS)-Plus. Read more on how Thaen Aiyen and Elijah Lim have improved under the programmes.
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Two New Programmes for Children with Developmental Needs
The Government recently announced two new schemes and additional financial support for families with children with developmental needs. Find out more here.
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SPD’s Day Activity Centre is Now Open to Adults with Autism
SPD’s Day Activity Centre (DAC) has expanded its enrolment to serve adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Let’s take a look at this new extension and its intervention activities.
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Better Vision for SPD Clients on World Sight Day
A team led by social worker Glenn Seet brought 17 clients from SPD’s Transition Programme for Employment (TPE), Sheltered Workshop, Employment Support Programme (ESP) and Specialised Case Management Programme (SCMP) [...]
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Meet Our Four Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship Recipients
Four young Singaporeans with disabilities, (from left) Tan Jun Long, Raymond Zheng, Tan Jian Hao and Noah Si were awarded the Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship to pursue tertiary education in information [...]
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Celebrating Life’s Every Triumph Together – Joan Ow and Natania Huang
For this champion caregiver story, our Programme Head for Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children and Continuing Therapy Programme, Ms Dawn Wee, talked to the vivacious Mdm Joan Ow, [...]
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APB Foundation Scholars with Disabilities Excel Beyond Academics, Aspire to Impact Society
Three university undergraduates, (from left) Teo Zi Lin, Sarah Lim and Joshua Ong, received this year’s Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities from Guest-of-Honour Mr Ang [...]
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Living with Parkinson’s – Means to an Active Lifestyle
Parkinson’s disease is a long term disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. The symptoms are progressive and generally come on slowly over time. People [...]
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Children with Mild Developmental Needs Require Continual Support
It was reported that about 4,000 children were diagnosed with mild development needs last year by the Child Development Programme (CDP) at the KK Women's and Children's Hospital and the [...]
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