Symptoms and Causes of Frozen Shoulder and Shoulder Instability
In this issue on sports injuries, physiotherapist Gerda de Jong shares more on the symptoms and causes of a Frozen Shoulder and Shoulder Instability.
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Managing Challenging Behaviours in Children – Part 1
Caregivers may be at a loss of what to do when their child displays challenging behaviours. SPD’s early intervention psychologist, Jacelyn Loh, shares some strategies in managing children's emotions.
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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome – How to Prevent It?
Shoulder impingement syndrome results in painful movements of the shoulder. Here are some steps that you can take so as not to let the pain keep you from doing activities [...]
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Tips for Safe and Healthy Exercise
Engaging in sports will be a lot more enjoyable and beneficial if you do it safely. Physiotherapist Gerda de Jong shares some tips to prevent an injury during sports activities.
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Structured Teaching – A Teaching Model for Caregivers
The "Gradual Release of Responsibility" model promotes the child’s independent learning. Learn more as SPD's early intervention teacher, Gerry Da, explains.
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Are You Getting Quality Sleep?
A recent survey found that 44 per cent of Singaporeans are not getting enough sleep. Find out more on what we can do to improve sleep for better wellbeing and [...]
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Healthy Sleep, Healthy Life! Workshop for Caregivers
Sleep quality is an important part of healthy living. About 50 caregivers and family members learnt more about quality sleep and health at a workshop organised by SPD’s Caregiver Wellness [...]
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Do It Right! In Celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to offer help to a person with disabilities but was uncertain as to what to do? Or have you met [...]
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Managing Tantrums and Meltdowns
Meltdowns are involuntary behavioural responses experienced by the child when he or she feels anxious or overwhelmed in a stressful situation. During a meltdown, a child is often unconscious of [...]
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Safe Use of Personal Mobility Aids and Devices
In the light of the rising number of accidents involving personal mobility device users, stricter penalties have been implemented on the errant use of such devices and new rules will [...]
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