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A Little Help Goes a Long Way

Two parents who attended peer to peer mentor training at the Enabling Village in November 2018 are now enabling more caregivers to mentor new caregivers. David and Susan talk about the importance of giving hope to others who are just starting out.

Some may think being a caregiver is easy for David Tan.

He is, after all, […]

June 24th, 2019|Stories|0 Comments

Express – and Heal! – Yourself with Art

Loh Wan Ting, founder of Red Balloon Therapy. Art therapy encourages individuals to express themselves using art when it may be difficult to use words. Loh Wan Ting, founder of Red Balloon Therapy. Art therapy encourages individuals to express themselves using art when it may be difficult […]

May 30th, 2019|Stories|0 Comments

Useful Smart Home Devices for Persons with Disabilities

 

For persons with disabilities, smart home devices can transform their lives by enabling greater convenience and independence. For instance, Yuki Neoh, who is hearing impaired, sometimes misses deliveries even when she is at home because she cannot hear the ringing of the doorbell or the knocking on the door. With the use of a vibration […]

July 27th, 2018|Stories|0 Comments

Creating Good Captions for an Inclusive Community

Imagine going to the cinema to watch a movie that has had its sound removed with no captions. You may be able to guess some of what the characters are saying, but it may be difficult to understand what is happening and to immerse yourself in the experience.

This is a problem that persons […]

July 6th, 2018|Stories|0 Comments