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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Classroom Management Strategies for Teachers and Tutors

Posted on March 28, 2020 by All In

ADHD children may not be able to handle simple day-to-day tasks that teachers expect, and other children take for granted. Yet they do have strengths. What they need is understanding and support to help them cope in class. This article by Society for the Promotion of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Research & Knowledge (SPARK) provides practical classroom management tips for teachers and tutors for ADHD students.

How to Enhance Your Child’s Gross Motor Skills

Posted on March 1, 2020 by Ann

Working on your child’s gross motor skills at an early stage helps to set the foundation for developing more complex skills as they grow. SPD’s Physiotherapists Natalia Szukalska and La Min Maung will share some activities that you can do with your child to help develop or improve their gross motor skills.

Structured Teaching – A Teaching Model for Caregivers

Posted on January 12, 2020 by Ann

As quality intervention most often takes place in the child’s natural environment, caregivers’ involvement is important in extending learning opportunities to children with developmental needs at home. In this article, SPD’s early intervention teacher, Gerry Da, explains how caregivers can play the role of the teacher at home.

Are You Getting Quality Sleep?

Posted on December 25, 2019 by Ann

According to a recent survey by YouGov, 44% of Singaporeans are not getting enough sleep. In particular, caregivers, given their caregiving responsibilities, may experience a lack of sleep. What can we do to improve sleep for better wellbeing and quality of life? SPD social worker, Benjamin Han, shares more about healthy sleep in this article.

Hiring Persons with Disabilities

Posted on December 22, 2019 by All In

Persons with disabilities contribute meaningfully when companies focus on their abilities and the job match is done right. Disability-inclusive employment practices improve and enrich lives beyond the workplace.

For the inclusive employers and employees with disabilities, this article provides useful information on various policies, guides, and programmes related to hiring and sustaining persons with disabilities.