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New gym courses at the Enabling Village ActiveSG Gym

New courses at the Enabling Village ActiveSG Gym’s studio to keep yourself fit. […]

May 4th, 2017|News & Promotions|0 Comments

These guys modified a jeep so that a kid with special needs can learn to drive

Ruo En, eight, has cerebral palsy. Twice a week she visits Tech Able, an assistive technology centre run jointly by SG Enable and SPD, to learn how to communicate using the iPad.

But that’s not all she’s learning these days. Since February, she’s also been learning how to drive.

Her choice of ride is a toy jeep […]

April 25th, 2017|Stories|0 Comments

How to hire and train people with intellectual disabilities

Tay Ann Shun works at Pope Jai Thai, a local restaurant that employs people with intellectual disabilities. What allows him to perform his duties, which range from receiving stocks of ingredients to preparing food to serving customers, is thoughtful job design, simple work innovations, and an open mind and heart on the part of his […]

April 13th, 2017|Stories|0 Comments

New breakfast menu at The Sapling

The Sapling has a new Breakfast Menu: The TSR Breakfast De’lite. […]

April 13th, 2017|News & Promotions|0 Comments

How to train a photographer: A day with Bob Lee

In March, TODAY featured Bob Lee, veteran photojournalist and photography trainer for youths with varied disabilities. 

We caught up with Bob and with his student Joshua Yeo during the latter’s gig as event photographer at the 2016 National Occupational Therapy Conference at the Enabling Village. Joshua, 24, has autism. His interest in photography has opened up new ways […]

April 5th, 2017|Stories|0 Comments

Learn how to manage your chronic conditions

S3 is organising an Active Living workshop for stroke survivors and persons with chronic conditions. You will learn how to manage your own chronic conditions, daily living skills, and relaxation techniques to calm and de-stress yourself.

Caregivers and volunteers are welcome too.

The seven-session workshop series will start on 8 April (Saturday), 9.30 am, at the Enabling […]

April 3rd, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Heigh-ho: It’s off to work (and training) after the Paralympics

Team Singapore Para Sailor Apple Yap Qian Yin, 27, has been busy juggling her rigorous training and a new job. As a finance executive at Pan Pacific Hotels Group, she manages and consolidates accounts while assisting with preparation of the annual budget, audit schedules and financial statements. Apple shares with us how she manages her […]

March 16th, 2017|Stories|0 Comments

6 things that happened on the Enabling Village’s first para-sports day

On 4 March, we had our first para sports day here in the Enabling Village. The event was organised by Project This Ability, led by a group of students from the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information from the Nanyang Technological University and their team of volunteers.

It was an incredible range of […]

March 13th, 2017|Stories|0 Comments

Inclusive hiring isn’t just about a barrier-free workplace

Ms Lim Lin Li has been with the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) for about 8 years. […]

March 9th, 2017|Stories|0 Comments

Why using PDFs is a bad idea

Avoid creating documents in PDF format. […]

February 24th, 2017|Stories|0 Comments