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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How Can I Help My Child Write Better?
Handwriting is a complex skill that involves vision, eye-hand coordination, muscle memory, posture, body control, as well as pencil grasp and letter formation. It is an important skill to have [...]
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Knowing Diabetes
In this article, we try to explain the two major type of diabetes - Type 1 and Type 2, and suggest some simple lifestyle adjustments to reduce the risk of [...]
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How to Handle Manual Wheelchairs
People often get afraid or awkward around wheelchair users because they don’t know how to react or help them when the situation arises. With some handy tips, we hope to [...]
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How to Improve Your Child’s Language and Communication With Visual Support
Research has shown that visual supports work well as a way to improve understanding and communication. Visual supports, such as pictures help children with language delays understand what is being [...]
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How to Cultivate a Healthy Lifestyle for Our Children
Recognising the need to cultivate healthy lifestyles in children, SPD’s physiotherapist Barry Faulkner highlights ways in which parents can help their young grow up happy and healthy.
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Engage Your Child in Play with O.W.L Strategy
Parents facing difficulties with engaging their child in play with others may follow the OWL strategy. OWL stands for Observe, Wait and Listen, and it is a helpful guideline when [...]
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How to Cope With the Challenges of Raising Children With Special Needs
A guide to coping with the challenges of raising children with special needs as well as support groups that parents with special needs children can join.
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