Tag: Assistive Technology (AT)

The “Bao Kah Liao” Lady – Bedridden and Unstoppable
Bedridden for more than 20 years, Vivian continues to remain optimistic and lives her dreams passionately. Using the eye gaze device to operate her laptop, she is a proud owner [...]
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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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Using Personal Mobility Aids Safely and Responsibly
In light of recent news of a supposedly able-bodied individual who modified a PMA, SPD’s occupational therapists and assistive technology specialists highlight some of the safety concerns that could result [...]
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Teen Takes on Tertiary Education with Assistive Technology
The Assistive Technology Library makes a big difference for Dallon, who has congenital cataracts, as he embarks on his tertiary education at Nanyang Polytechnic
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Celebrating Life’s Every Triumph Together – David Tan
Despite his deteriorating vision and losing his job in his mid-50s, David Tan chose to stay positive and prepares himself to take up new challenges. Read his story here.
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In Conversation with Speech Therapist – Deborah Yong
October is international AAC awareness month. Find out more from Deborah Yong on AAC and the work she does as a speech therapist specialising in assistive technology.
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Celebrating Life’s Every Triumph Together – Sia Jin Zhu
Jin Zhu, who has congenital muscular dystrophy, finds meaning through her love for writing and volunteering, despite having to stay at home. Read more of her story here.
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SPD Ability Walk & Run: Helping More to Become Self-Reliant and Independent
With her new scooter, Sheltered Workshop trainee Tan Bee Lian, has been out more often and will be going for her first SPD Ability Walk & Run. Read more here.
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Assistive Technology Loan Library
Related Posts SPD Education Programme 2007 Disabled students benefit from helping others SPD@Bedok and SPD@Tampines Open Doors to the Community With the increase in demand for early intervention services in [...]
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Assistive Technology Services
Technology is a powerful enabler for people with disabilities. With the help of assistive technology (AT), many had been able to overcome their day-to-day challenges and become fully-integrated into all [...]
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