throwback, n.: A sudden reminder of the past. I WAS CONDUCTING a reality orientation assessment with my elderly patient yesterday. When asked what the current year was, she was unable to tell me but added that she knew for sure the coming Chinese New Year would usher in the Year of the Horse according to […]

Absence of occupation
is not rest;
A mind
quite vacant
is a mind distressed.

-William Cowper-

For me,
symbolizes disability
in a way a cane does not.

-Annette Funicello-

I HAD THE opportunity to attend the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between 3 institutions – Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) last Monday. The signing ceremony was held to recognize the debut of Singapore’s first degree programme for Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, offered under the […]

THE ABILITIES EXPO is in Singapore! The event is aimed for the community of persons with disabilities, and their caregivers. So assignments and exams aside, I managed to squeeze time to attend this morning events with a group of friends.  There was a workshop on Aging in Place by Teresa Plummer, an Occupational Therapy assistant […]

I WAS WATCHING the evening news the other day when this video was featured during a commercial break. Am loving the story of Thomas Yong, behind the new campaign by Centre for Enabled Living (CEL). Let’s talk ability.

THE POST-DIPLOMA journey differed for all of us who graduated last May. From Curtin to Glasgow-Caledonian to Queen Margaret and to Coventry University. I decided to stay on with the local Honours programme under Trinity College Dublin (TCD), in partnership with Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). First programme in Singapore to offer a degree in […]