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  1. Reuters Peter Apps screengrab

    Commentary: Covering the world, paralysed from the shoulders down

    When Reuters columnist Peter Apps woke up paralysed from shoulder down after an accident 12 years ago, he felt like his life was over. Today, he ...
  2. OTRD new zealand 5

    Left half-paralysed in a holiday crash, she walks at her wedding three years on

    A New Zealand holiday ended in a horrifying accident and life in a wheelchair. But Jean Ling tells On The Red Dot how she returned to adventuring ...
  3. Mayflower Primary

    Commentary: Inclusiveness can help us redefine the purpose of education

    We need to have greater exposure and stronger support to shape mindsets to accept those with disabilities, says Channel NewsAsia's Bharati Jagdish.
  4. Wong Meng Ee in office

    People with disabilities need to be active agents of inclusion: Para-athlete Wong Meng Ee

    The 2015 ASEAN Para Games swimmer talks to 938LIVE about fitting in during his growing-up years, efforts to make Singapore a more inclusive nation ...
  5. GR orphan 1

    Unwanted or too costly to support, disabled children are abandoned at China's orphanages

    Some 900,000 children with disabilities are born in China each year, but the country has little social security for the disabled. Get Real looks ...
  6. pre-school children outdoors

    Singapore to consider preschool model which includes children with special needs

    Other measures, such as boosting early detection of developmental delays as well as setting up a pool of trained specialists, form part of the ...
  7. TODAY enable fund

    TODAY Enable Fund raises S$265,000 for people with disabilities

    The fund is meant to empower those with physical disabilities by supporting their aspirations, funding transition-to-work programmes and by ...
  8. Dementia Care Ward at St Andrews Community Hospital

    Budget 2017: More support for people with disabilities and those with mental health conditions

    In delivering his Budget statement on Monday (Feb 20), Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat speaks of the need to foster a caring and inclusive society.
  9. Disability campaign 1

    Community acceptance important to integrate disabled: Tan Chuan-Jin

    A 10-week campaign to raise awareness, empathy and support for people with disabilities was launched by SPD on Friday (Feb 10).