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Managing her e-commerce business with assistive technology

Ms Vivian Goh, 41, was born with spinal muscular atrophy, a neuromuscular disease that causes her muscles to waste away progressively. Unable to move her limbs and body, she spends her days confined t...

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  • Exploring Sign Language and its Benefits

    What is sign language and what does it mean to you, to me, to the community? Well, sign language is a visual-manual language with its own grammar and linguistic structure that are different from thos...

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  • Care for Yourself to Better Care for Others

    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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  • Video Conferencing for Persons with Disabilities

    This year, the pandemic has brought about new social norms. With the lockdown, working from home has become the new normal, the need for virtual collaboration also arises. Many turned to virtual meeti...

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Little Anecdotes of My Life

About Our Blogger

This is me in the video. 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.

  • Pottery is not a piece of cake

    Does this pottery piece look like a Nian Gao (New Year Rice Cake)? Over the years I have been to a couple of pottery workshops and each time, the experience is different. Who would have thought t...

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  • Rambling on the Ramble Tag

    Some time back, a colleague chanced upon the Ramble Tag when he was browsing online. In other countries, the tag is widely used in hiking. A sighted person wears the tag on the upper arm while the fel...

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  • Rope Skipping

    Not too long ago, a friend asked if I have tried Rope Skipping. I told him skipping was a childhood thing, and the last time I skipped was probably about age nine when I still had sight. Upon hearing ...

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