What’s New in the Enabling Village?

Eat, chill, or make digital design fun for the kids – three new lifestyle businesses with a cause add vibrancy to Redhill’s best-kept secret!

Just a few minutes from Redhill MRT is Singapore’s first inclusive community space. Designed to welcome people of different abilities, the Enabling Village at 20 Lengkok Bahru doesn’t just offer training, vocational […]

April 30th, 2020|Stories|0 Comments

Making Assistive Technology Accessible for All

Tech Able has had a makeover, and you’re invited to drop by! From dedicated zones for live, work and play to an interactive web app with a virtual guide, it’s all about new experiences for self-exploration.

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January 10th, 2020|Stories|0 Comments

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

Floral Garage @ Enabling Village

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 […]

March 6th, 2019|Stories|0 Comments

Assistive Technology for Caregivers Workshop

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” […]

March 6th, 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

7 highly instragrammable spots in the Enabling Village

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. […]

April 24th, 2018|Stories|0 Comments

6 tools that belong in every blind person’s kitchen

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 […]

April 19th, 2018|Stories|0 Comments