A floral arrangement workshop organised by Floral Garage Singapore was held at the Enabling Village on 30 January 2019. 14 persons with disabilities and caregivers from TOUCH Community were given the opportunity to create their own Chinese New Year themed floral box, for the festive season. This provided a platform for caregivers and persons […]
Introducing Assistive Technology to Caregivers
Parenting is a challenging endeavour. Parents or caregivers of a child with disabilities must manage the physical and emotional needs of the child, as well as their own emotional needs.
There are devices and aids that can help improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities. Known collectively as “Assistive Technology” […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you’re a regular follower of the Enabling Village on social media, you’ll know there’s quite a few spots in our community space that look great on Instagram or Facebook, with and without filters. […]
According to a survey by the Health Promotion Board in 2010, 60% of Singaporeans ate out at least 4 times a week. Eating out is a convenient and cheap option in this country, but this lifestyle makes a balanced nutritional intake a challenge.
It’s doubly challenging when you have a visual impairment. Most kitchen activities are […]
Smart home technology has been one of the most exciting recent developments for independent living. […]
When it comes to travelling to school and work, the special needs parent has much to worry about: Will my child get lost? Will they know what to do if they get into an accident? Who can help if they get into a meltdown? […]
Toys and playthings are extremely important for the development of children. They helping children develop cognitive and motor skills, and stimulates their creativity.
Unfortunately, not all children have easy access to toys. […]