Local Scene - October '16

Date

Link

31 October 2016

3 teachers and 4 schools recognised for contributions in special education

Source: The Straits Times

29 October 2016

Inclusive' pre-schools must have enough special-needs teachers

Source: The Straits Times

26 October 2016

Assess charities on impact they make

Source: The Straits Times

24 October 2016

Teacher gives students with disabilities hope

Source: The Straits Times

24 October 2016

Gadgets for disabled drivers get green light

Source: The Straits Times

23 October 2016

Capturing special moments of people with special needs

Source: The Straits Times

20 October 2016

Learning to handle kids with special needs

Source: The New Paper

19 October 2016

Asking the right questions about charities

Source: The Straits Times

16 October 2016

Hearing-impaired pianist hears the music in his mind

Source: The Straits Times

16 October 2016

It Changed My Life: Hearing-impaired pianist hears the music in his mind

Source: The Straits Times

15 October 2016

Restaurant Owners to Donate Proceeds to Help Autistic Boy

Source: The New Paper

13 October 2016

Coping when some do not see family's pain

Source: The Straits Times

12 October 2016

"My son’s autism breakthrough”

Source: Smart Parents

12 October 2016

Painting the town purple, together

Source: The Straits Times

11 October 2016

Connecting With Autism

Source: Channel NewsAsia

11 October 2016

Landmark buildings to be lit up in purple in show of support for people with disabilities

Source: The Straits Times

10 October 2016

Yip Pin Xiu to receive S$400,000 for her two gold medals at Rio Paralympics: Grace Fu

Source: Channel NewsAsia

9 October 2016

Hands-on approach to raise awareness for para-sports

Source: The Straits Times

9 October 2016

Providing for the people you care about

Source: The Straits Times

9 October 2016

The will to leave a legacy

Source: The Straits Times

8 October 2016

How therapy dog helped girl with rare conditions believe in herself

Source: AsiaOne

8 October 2016

Pathlight students suit Timberland to a T

Source: The Straits Times

8 October 2016

Teen Artist with Asperger's Impresses Big Companies with His Designs

Source: The New Paper

7 October 2016

“My 9-year-old daughter drools, so classmates stay away”

Source: Smart Parents

7 October 2016

Four local students with disabilities awarded the Microsoft YouthSpark Scholarship to further tertiary education and careers in IT

Source: Microsoft Singapore

5 October 2016

‘I have never treated myself as disabled’

Source: Today Online

4 October 2016

New chief for disability sports in S’pore

Source: Today Online

3 October 2016

Down does not mean out: 7 Down syndrome girls shine as models for clothing store

Source: The Straits Times

3 October 2016

She helps pupils with special needs cope in school

Source: The Straits Times

1 October 2016

Man who lost limbs to GBS infection now plays wheelchair rugby

Source: The Straits Times

Last modified on Tuesday, 08 November 2016 23:56

Local Scene - September '16

Date

Link

29 September 2016

19-year-old stays upbeat despite heart condition

Source: The Straits Times

29 September 2016

School Gives Him Hope and a Future

Source: The New Paper

28 September 2016

Commentary: The story that almost didn’t get told

Source: Channel NewsAsia

28 September 2016

ST Kinetics and UOB receive top Community Chest award for continued support

Source: The Straits Times

28 September 2016

World's first baby born from 3-person technique: Report

Source: Channel NewsAsia

28 September 2016

He's Deaf and Driving for Uber

Source: The New Paper

27 September 2016

Amateurs join professionals in Jerome Bel's dance Gala

Source: The Straits Times

26 September 2016

Art Helps to Calm These Special-Needs Kids

Source: The New Paper

26 September 2016

Coming soon: Nursing rooms at bus interchanges, MRT stations

Source: Today Online

26 September 2016

Uber helps hearing-impaired drivers to manage booking requests

Source: Today Online

26 September 2016

Uber launches features to help the hearing-impaired work as drivers

Source: Channel NewsAsia

25 September 2016

Dancing to a Different Tune

Source: The New Paper

25 September 2016

Paralympians Inspire Both Young and Old

Source: The New Paper

25 September 2016

Shooting for Her Dream

Source: The New Paper

20 September 2016

Celebratory parade for Rio 2016 Paralympians on Saturday

Source: Channel NewsAsia

20 September 2016

Deaf students who sign can join mainstream primary school from 2018

Source: Today Online

20 September 2016

Demand up for special needs swimming classes

Source: Channel NewsAsia

20 September 2016

Primary and secondary students with hearing loss to get more help in designated schools

Source: The Straits Times

20 September 2016

Singapore Airlines rewards double Paralympic gold-medallist Yip Pin Xiu with 1 million KrisFlyer miles

Source: The Straits Times

19 September 2016

Blind, But Far from Left Behind

Source: The New Paper

19 September 2016

Fine show is legacy of APG

Source: The Straits Times

18 September 2016

Chat with Singapore's triple Paralympic champion Yip Pin Xiu

Source: The Straits Times

18 September 2016

Disabled Singaporeans who don't let anything stand in the way of getting fit and enjoying sports

Source: The Straits Times

18 September 2016

Raising Singapore's Paralympic heroes: Theresa Goh's parents speak

Source: The Straits Times

18 September 2016

Rio Daily: Theresa Proud of TeamSG as Games Comes to Close

Source: Active SG

17 September 2016

Govt study award launched to help people with disabilities deepen skills

Source: Channel NewsAsia

16 September 2016

I’m racing for equality, not money: Yip Pin Xiu

Source: Today Online

16 September 2016

Paralympics: Gold medallist Yip Pin Xiu's parents on raising a champion

Source: The Straits Times

16 September 2016

Paralympics: Singapore sailors withdraw from event after one suffers seizure

Source: Channel NewsAsia

16 September 2016

Paralympics: Yip Pin Xiu clinches Singapore’s 2nd gold medal

Source: Channel NewsAsia

16 September 2016

Paralympics: Yip Pin Xiu wins 2nd gold at Rio Games, says 'words cannot describe how I feel now'

Source: The Straits Times

15 September 2016

Cars stop, and help arrives for blind pedestrian at traffic junction

Source: The Straits Times

15 September 2016

Give more support to Paralympic team

Source: Today Online

15 September 2016

Honour Yip, but don't put her in the same league as Schooling

Source: AsiaOne

15 September 2016

ST Interview: Paralympian Theresa Goh's parents Mr Bernard Goh and Ms Rose Mok

Source: The Straits Times

14 September 2016

Lego honours Singapore para-swimmers Yip Pin Xiu, Theresa Goh with mini-figures

Source: Channel NewsAsia

14 September 2016

Paralympics: Bendemeer Sec, Yip Pin Xiu's former school, to screen 50m backstroke S2 final live

Source: The Straits Times

13 September 2016

Singapore on track for best Paralympics showing; President Tony Tan's note of encouragement

Source: The Straits Times

12 September 2016

Paralympics: '17 years of training and perseverance... Nobody knows our journey like us', Yip Pin Xiu tells Theresa Goh

Source: The Straits Times

12 September 2016

Paralympics: Bronze medallist Theresa Goh has carried disability sports torch for over 10 years

Source: The Straits Times

12 September 2016

Paralympics: One down, one more to go for Yip Pin Xiu - See more at: http://news.asiaone.com/news/sports/paralympics-one-down-one-more-go-yip-pin-xiu#sthash.RgowRzV0.dpuf

Source: AsiaOne

11 September 2016

Docs fail to save baby with rare liver disease

Source: The Straits Times

11 September 2016

Malaysian Paralympic gold medallists to get same cash reward as Olympians

Source: The Straits Times

11 September 2016

Paralympics: Singapore's Theresa Goh is 2nd-fastest qualifier in 100m breast SB4 final

Source: The Straits Times

11 September 2016

Prize money debate reignites after Yip Pin Xiu’s gold-medal win

Source: Today Online

11 September 2016

She knows what it takes after caring for six

Source: The Straits Times

10 September 2016

‘You have made Singapore very proud today’: PM Lee to Paralympic gold medallist Yip Pin Xiu

Source: Channel NewsAsia

10 September 2016

‘You have made Singapore very proud today’: PM Lee to Yip Pin Xiu

Source: Today Online

10 September 2016

Paralympics: Gold and a new world record for Yip Pin Xiu

Source: The Straits Times

10 September 2016

Paralympics: Singapore swimmer Yip Pin Xiu beats own record to clinch gold

Source: Channel NewsAsia

10 September 2016

Yip Pin Xiu sets two world records in gold-medal swim at Paralympics

Source: Today Online

9 September 2016

Positive feedback for move to ensure more protection for the vulnerable: MSF

Source: The Straits Times

9 September 2016

Strong support for Vulnerable Adults Bill, says MSF

Source: Channel NewsAsia

8 September 2016

Helping kids with learning problems

Source: The Straits Times

7 September 2016

'I'm still able, so why can't I cycle?'

Source: The New Paper

7 September 2016

Paralympics: Mediacorp to broadcast some Team Singapore events live

Source: The Straits Times

8 September 2016

Don't write off babies with microcephaly

Source: The Straits Times

6 September 2016

Children with mild developmental needs require continual support

Source: Today Online

6 September 2016

Meet the Fantastic Four: S’pore’s medal hopefuls at the upcoming Paralympics

Source: Today Online

6 September 2016

Paralympics: Singapore's Yip Pin Xiu on reaching goals despite circumstances

Source: The Straits Times

4 September 2016

Riding to establish her freedom

Source: The Straits Times

2 September 2016

Hire people with disabilities, Tharman urges

Source: The Straits Times

2 September 2016

Ring helps people 'see', thanks to grant

Source: The Straits Times

1 September 2016

Team Singapore head for the Rio Paralympics

Source: The Straits Times

1 September 2016

Zika a limited but difficult fight

Source: The Straits Times

Last modified on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 11:54

Local Scene - August '16

Date

Link

29 August 2016

Special Nutrition For The Elderly and People With Medical Conditions

Source: Caregiver Asia

29 August 2016

Teacher’s Day Special: Helping kids with special needs to shine

Source: The Straits Times

28 August 2016

Muhammad Diroy Noordin aiming for medal in Rio, after being awarded 11th hour slot

Source: Channel NewsAsia

28 August 2016

Suhairi Suhani looking at podium finish in Rio

Source: Channel NewsAsia

28 August 2016

Swimming: Jeremiah Liauw's golden para-swimming debut at 10

Source: The Straits Times

26 August 2016

New award for special education students

Source: The Straits Times

25 August 2016

Boost public education on special needs

Source: The Straits Times

25 August 2016

Consider needs of disability groups when improving services

Source: Today Online

25 August 2016

How S R Nathan helped a Paralympian get a new wheelchair

Source: The New Paper

25 August 2016

Jive and boogie to raise funds for charity

Source: The Straits Times

25 August 2016

No need to wait for Govt to build inclusive society

Source: The Straits Times

25 August 2016

S R Nathan an ‘exemplary supporter’ of special needs community

Source: Today Online

24 August 2016

Dignity Kitchen: Singapore’s First Social Enterprise Food Court Run By Disabled Hawkers

Source: Yahoo! Lifestyle

23 August 2016

Beat the queue and pick up medicine at Pilbox

Source: The Straits Times

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Activities For Children With Special Needs

Source: The New Age Parents

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Sign me up for this

Source: NTU

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Supporting Children With Special Needs

Source: The New Age Parents

20 August 2016

MOH forms work group to develop framework for community nursing

Source: The Straits Times

15 August 2016

Kids with special needs pick up real-life skills virtually

Source: The Straits Times

11 August 2016

30 more pre-schools to have support programme for special needs: Tan Chuan-Jin

Source: Channel NewsAsia

11 August 2016

Rising number of students with special needs in mainstream schools

Source: Channel NewsAsia

10 August 2016

Father calls for liver donor for 8-month-old daughter with rare disease

Source: The Straits Times

7 August 2016

Speed up efforts to improve special education

Source: The Straits Times

6 August 2016

'Use stick, not just carrot' to spur hiring of disabled

Source: The Straits Times

6 August 2016

Have the courage to take risks in changing the education system: MP Denise Phua

Source: Channel NewsAsia

4 August 2016

Dinosaurs a fascination for 19-year-old who designed Ho Ching’s pouch

Source: Today Online

4 August 2016

Ho Ching's White House purse designed by autistic youth

Source: The New Paper

4 August 2016

S'pore Poly launches centre for special needs students

Source: The Straits Times

3 August 2016

Pathlight-designed pouch showcased by Ho Ching during State Visit

Source: Channel NewsAsia

2 August 2016

Council makes recommendations to improve public transport

Source: The New Paper

2 August 2016

The people make the workplace: Two BFFs in a Lengkok Bahru supermarket

Source: Enabling Village

1 August 2016

Minister calls for more interaction with special needs groups

Source: Today Online

Last modified on Monday, 12 September 2016 19:13

Local Scene - July '16

Date

Link

31 July 2016

Why no compulsory education yet

Source: The Straits Times

29 July 2016

Singapore scientists grow mini human brains

Source: Agency for Science, Technology and Research

29 July 2016

Son inspired her to start special needs school

Source: The New Paper

29 July 2016

The science of nursing in community care

Source: The Straits Times

28 July 2016

Nasty encounters at toilets for those with disabilities

Source: The Straits Times

28 July 2016

Paving the way for more inclusive buildings

Source: The Straits Times

27 July 2016

Singapore, Belgium announce teams for Rio 2016

Source: Paralympic Movement

27 July 2016

Existing buildings to meet new accessibility requirements from 2017

Source: Channel NewsAsia

26 July 2016

Focus on mental state of mum who abused kid

Source: The Straits Times

24 July 2016

GIC funds training for special-needs musicians

Source: The Straits Times

22 July 2016

Six VWOs get grants to tap IT aids for those with disabilities

Source: Today Online

21 July 2016

More households to be eligible for computer subsidies

Source: Today Online

21 July 2016

Selfish behaviour in abusing disabled facilities

Source: The Straits Times

20 July 2016

VWOs 'should be called social service enterprises instead'

Source: The Straits Times

18 July 2016

Special needs kids benefit from mainstream schools: Parents

Source: creditSource

18 July 2016

Studies underway on safe ways to secure open strollers on buses

Source: Today Online

15 July 2016

Performers with special needs show parade is 'for everyone'

Source: The Straits Times

14 July 2016

Learning to live with ADHD can make one stronger

Source: The Straits Times

14 July 2016

NDP 2016 to feature performers with special needs

Source: The New Paper

13 July 2016

Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Source: HCA Hospice Care

12 July 2016

I am not naughty, I have...

Source: The Straits Times

12 July 2016

LTA studying ways to ease public transport woes of families with young kids

Source: Today Online

12 July 2016

Move over, Captain America: The champions of Superhero Me are on the way

Source: Enabling Village

11 July 2016

Art brings together kids with special needs, those without

Source: The Straits Times

11 July 2016

Fitness exercises for seniors at Enabling Village

Source: The Straits Times

11 July 2016

Parliament: Murali calls for more efforts to promote acceptance of special needs kids

Source: The Straits Times

10 July 2016

Her wish: To celebrate 18th birthday

Source: The New Paper

10 July 2016

Strengthen transition support for kids with special needs

Source: The Straits Times

10 July 2016

Teen with rare disorder has one wish: To celebrate her 18th birthday

Source: AsiaOne

10 July 2016

Two-year-old toddler with rare heart condition dies

Source: The Straits Times

9 July 2016

No stopping this visually impaired runner

Source: Yahoo! Sports

8 July 2016

Centre for special needs adults opens

Source: creditSource

8 July 2016

First vertical farm to train people with mild intellectual disability launched

Source: The Straits Times

8 July 2016

Remember highly dependent special-needs children in inclusive society push

Source: Today Online

7 July 2016

More help needed for elderly caregivers of kin with disabilities, say VWOs

Source: Today Online

7 July 2016

Opening career paths for the disabled

Source: The Straits Times

6 July 2016

Making workplaces inclusive for persons with disabilities

Source: Channel NewsAsia

5 July 2016

Wanted: Legal boost for rights of special needs kids

Source: The Straits Times

5 July 2016

Not all special needs children can join the mainstream straight away

Source: Today Online

4 July 2016

More support, greater inclusion of special needs children needed: Lien Foundation survey

Source: Channel NewsAsia

4 July 2016

Attitudes of others discourage special needs children from spending time in public

Source: Today Online

4 July 2016

Making life easier for the disabled: What Singapore can learn from Sweden

Source: The Straits Times

4 July 2016

Swedish museum: Caters to all special needs

Source: The Straits Times

4 July 2016

HNF raises public awareness of home care resources

Source: Today Online

4 July 2016

Trying to raise kind kids

Source: The Straits Times

1 July 2016

6 myths about people who are deaf you need to stop believing

Source: Yahoo News

Last modified on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 14:14

Local Scene - June '16

Date

Link

29 June 2016

All You Need to Know about the NEW Marine Cove at East Coast Park - including the Massive Children's Playground!

Source: CHEEKIEmonkies.net

28 June 2016

Breaking fast with Madam Jurina

Source: The New Paper

27 June 2016

Woman with rare skin disorder hopes for more acceptance

Source: The New Paper

26 June 2016

Inclusive cafe, exquisite food

Source: The New Paper

26 June 2016

It Changed My Life: Man with the brainy moves

Source: The Straits Times

25 June 2016

Nurses make house calls at click of mouse

Source: The Straits Times

21 June 2016

Singapore's first dental clinic for elderly, special needs patients opens

Source: Channel NewsAsia

20 June 2016

Media should have diverse portrayals of people with special needs

Source: Today Online

20 June 2016

Social workers 'key to meeting health and social needs'

Source: The Straits Times

19 June 2016

It Changed My Life: She lost everything but finds new meaning in helping others

Source: The Straits Times

19 June 2016

New inclusive toy library opens in Pasir Ris

Source: The Straits Times

18 June 2016

The heartbreak of caring for an autistic child

Source: The Straits Times

17 June 2016

The struggles and joys of four single fathers in Singapore

Source: Yahoo News

17 June 2016

Boy cured of rare illness after two stem cell grafts

Source: The Straits Times

17 June 2016

Singapore doctors cure baby of rare immune disorder

Source: The Straits Times

16 June 2016

A leap of Faith

Source: The Straits Times

14 June 2016

Satisfaction with Public Hospitals On The Rise

Source: REACH Singapore

13 June 2016

People with disabilities find jobs

Source: The New Paper

11 June 2016

Ground-up approach needed to create inclusive society

Source: The Straits Times

10 June 2016

Teach children to see life as series of challenges to overcome

Source: The Straits Times

10 June 2016

Let's get off the 'euphemism treadmill'

Source: The Straits Times

9 June 2016

The hard - and heart - part of inclusiveness for the disabled

Source: The Straits Times

9 June 2016

Everyone can get involved in disability inclusion

Source: The Straits Times

8 June 2016

Interaction key to inclusiveness

Source: The Straits Times

8 June 2016

Parents must decide what is best for unborn child with disabilities

Source: The Straits Times

7 June 2016

Be creative in raising awareness of disabilities

Source: The Straits Times

7 June 2016

Inclusive classrooms can benefit from intervention programmes

Source: Today Online

7 June 2016

Theresa Chan, Singapore's Helen Keller, dies after battle with lung cancer

Source: The Straits Times

6 June 2016

New MINDS activity centre in Boon Lay opens in July

Source: Channel NewsAsia

6 June 2016

Farm provides therapy, jobs to those with special needs

Source: The Straits Times

5 June 2016

More to be done to involve people with disabilities in sporting arena

Source: Channel NewsAsia

4 June 2016

Early inclusive interaction breeds greater empathy

Source: The Straits Times

4 June 2016

School meal subsidies to be extended to needy secondary school students

Source: The Straits Times

3 June 2016

Five-year disability awareness campaign launched

Source: Today Online

3 June 2016

Children can set the example for parents on inclusion

Source: Today Online

2 June 2016

Acceptance of special needs kids must start in the womb

Source: The Straits Times

1 June 2016

Just three hours of sleep

Source: The New Paper

Last modified on Sunday, 24 July 2016 19:27

Local Scene - May '16

Date

Link

31 May 2016

First Centre of Expertise for Disability Sports opened in Sengkang, swimming programme to start from June

Source: The Straits Times

31 May 2016

Singaporeans 'don't walk the talk' on special needs kids

Source: The Straits Times

30 May 2016

S’poreans support inclusive education but do not walk the talk: Study

Source: Today Online

30 May 2016

Sec-5 student with ADHD used to think she was 'stupid'

Source: AsiaOne

30 May 2016

Singaporeans support inclusion but do not practise it, according to survey

Source: The Straits Times

29 May 2016

More children diagnosed with developmental problems

Source: The Straits Times

29 May 2016

2,600 kids helped through early intervention scheme last year

Source: The Straits Times

29 May 2016

Ambulance driver: Errant drivers 'just don't get it'

Source: The New Paper

25 May 2016

Ex-police officer jailed for sexually abusing autistic boy

Source: Channel NewsAsia

23 May 2016

Wider reach for outdoor adventure lessons

Source: The Straits Times

22 May 2016

Deaf and mute supermarket assistant is popular with shoppers

Source: AsiaOne

21 May 2016

Enabling the Differently Abled; this technology can help him move again

Source: biotechin.asia

21 May 2016

Focus less on grades, more on accepting differences: President of Disabled People's Association

Source: Channel NewsAsia

20 May 2016

Students of industrial design focus on users while pushing the boundaries

Source: The Straits Times

18 May 2016

Para-swimmer Yip hopes to inspire kids

Source: The New Paper

18 May 2016

Why talents with disabilities are being hired (Hint: it’s not out of kindness)

Source: Enabling Village

15 May 2016

Her son put his fingers in stranger's mee goreng

Source: The New Paper

14 May 2016

'Hero Patient' faces rare disease with a smile

Source: The New Paper

12 May 2016

25 building projects recognised for inclusive, user-friendly design

Source: The Stratis Times

9 May 2016

Autistic youth’s mother urges greater understanding of people with special needs

Source: Today Online

8 May 2016

She visits son daily so he won't be lonely

Source: The New Paper

8 May 2016

Class pranksters forgot he could bleed to death

Source: The Straits Times

8 May 2016

'Your son has special needs? So do my dogs'

Source: The Straits Times

8 May 2016

Boy with autism has few playmates

Source: The Straits Times

8 May 2016

I not stupid - I have dyslexia

Source: The Straits Times

7 May 2016

Help after disabled's caregivers die

Source: The Straits Times

7 May 2016

Teaching her daughter who has language and mobility problems to move and write

Source: The Straits Times

6 May 2016

The Big Read: As bosses come around, more people with disabilities get to taste the dignity of labour

Source: Today Online

6 May 2016

Kidney patient robbed of last $50 in Sembawang

Source: The New Paper

6 May 2016

Yip follows new world record with Asian mark

Source: Today Online

5 May 2016

Swimming: Yip Pin Xiu breaks 100m back (S2) world record by nearly 7 seconds

Source: The Straits Times

5 May 2016

Breathing new life

Source: The Straits Times

3 May 2016

His 'disability' helps him
excel in mathematics

Source: The New Paper

3 May 2016

Mums carrying haemophilia gene struggle with guilt

Source: AsiaOne

2 May 2016

Poly student battled kidney failure and rare blood disease

Source: The New Paper

1 May 2016

Standing tall in waters deep

Source: AsiaOne

1 May 2016

More firms keen to hire those with disabilities

Source: The Straits Times

Last modified on Thursday, 09 June 2016 00:31
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