Planning an Accessible Staycation for Wheelchair Users
Planning for a year-end staycation with your loved one with disability or for yourself? Our former Transition to Employment client Mr Tan Hung Bak and his wife share some tips [...]
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How a Person with Vision Loss “Reads” Off the Screen – A Global Accessibility Awareness…
As much as technology has become more prevalent and intuitive, the Web remains inaccessible and inconvenient to some, due to its limited accessibility features.
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Local Farm MEOD Builds on Inclusive Workforce to Meet Manpower Needs
To ramp up its production capacity, local farm MEOD broadened its manpower search to include hiring persons with disabilities. This timely opportunity arose when SPD reached out to MEOD to [...]
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Making Work Meetings and Trainings Accessible for Deaf Employees
Deaf employees, like any other employees, deserve the right to be involved and receive full access to meetings and trainings. With this in mind, our communications support executive Yew Hau [...]
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Catching Up With Some Users of Personal Mobility Aids
Some assistive technology devices that are increasingly common include personal mobility aids (PMAs) like manual or motorised wheelchair and mobility scooter. In this article, we invite three PMA users to [...]
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Tower Transit Singapore Partners SPD on Public Bus Confidence Course
Commuters with mobility issues can practise boarding and alighting from buses at the newly relocated Jurong East interchange. As part of Tower Transit Singapore (TTS)'s initiative to foster inclusivity and [...]
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Persons with Disabilities Facing Access Issues
The recent resumption of activities following Singapore’s exit from the circuit breaker, and the upcoming general election, have surfaced some access issues faced by persons with disabilities.  Our Chief Executive Officer [...]
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When Love for Family Comes First
For many of us, the circuit breaker measures in place till 1 June 2020 means being ‘confined’ at home a bit longer, not being able to meet our friends and [...]
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Going Home – A Look at Connectivity and Accessibility for a Wheelchair User
Kelvin Ang has spinal muscular dystrophy and uses a motorised wheelchair to move about. We followed him on his journey home to Woodlands from work to understand the overall connectivity [...]
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