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Budget 2020: 5 Disability-Related News You Need to Know
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Persons with disabilities, families with special needs children, and inclusive employers stand to benefit from this year’s new and enhanced measures. In just a few months, the year 2020 has brou...

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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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Little Anecdotes of My Life

Siew Ling Tan
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This is me in the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LbpQQ78au0 I am very excited to be given this space to share bits about my life and my perspectives of things with you. On this journey of being deafblind, I have met with challenges. Emotionally, I am still trying to cope and to adapt to “new” way of doing things. Through my writing, I hope to show that persons with disabilities are still able to be part of the society with the help of assistive technology devices and with a little patience and understanding from the people around them. From my articles hopefully, you will be able to understand more about us.

  • Experiencing Prawning
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    A group of friends brought me to try prawning. We started with one of them letting me feel the length of the rod, the float. She showed me where she tied the bait (chicken heart). After which, she ask...

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  • Shopping with the Communication Device
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    Every year, towards the end of the year in December, I will go clothes shopping with my friend. Not because of the heavily discounted prices with signs of "Sales" everywhere you go, it gives me a reas...

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  • I Am the One with the Voice but I Have No Voice
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    This is something about disability etiquette. Many a times, when we see a person with a disability, we do not know how to approach or engage them. If that person is being accompanied by a normally-abl...

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