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Articles on Intellectual Disability

  • Care for Yourself to Better Care for Others
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    Caring for a vulnerable family member — can be long and demanding journey, and the stress that comes with it can take a serious toll on a caregiver’s health — especially if there ...

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  • Dream Big, Shoot for the Stars
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    Two multi-talented persons with disabilities have a common desire to let their abilities do the talking. One day, when Joshua Allen Rui Xiong German was about three years old, he went to the piano i...

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  • Making Assistive Technology Accessible for All
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    To enable the person under your care to lead a more independent lifestyle, come check out the newly refreshed Tech Able at the Enabling Village. It’s an integrated space that offers information ...

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  • Using a Little Creativity to Embrace Inclusivity at Work
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    You don’t need a lot of time, effort or money to be an inclusive employer. A little thinking outside the box can go a long way – just ask these two organisations that have implemented crea...

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  • Championing the Cause of Inclusivity at Work
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    Social causes need champions to move not just hearts and minds, but the society forward. These two individuals – Benjamin Chua and George Lam - have done exactly that. Benjamin Chua and George L...

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  • Faith Music Centre: Fine Tuning Music Ability
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    From placing people into jobs to setting up a music school that hires persons with disabilities, one man has turned his passion into action. Working as a job placement officer, Alvin Yeo saw first-han...

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  • Making Meaningful Music Together!
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    A collaboration between three like-minded organisations sparked a meaningful performance to celebrate the message of inclusivity. Ever since 23-year-old American Kodi Lee won “America’s Go...

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  • Looking for a job? Let us help!
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    Looking for a job can be a lonely and frustrating process. Thankfully, help is available for persons with disabilities. A key initiative at the Enabling Village – an integrated community space ...

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  • A Little Help Goes a Long Way
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    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 g...

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