THIS INITIATIVE caught me eyes when watching the news today! I especially liked how they incorporated a wheelchair-friendly dental chair to allow wheelchair-users to remain in the wheelchair during dental treatment. It is also heartening to hear the advocacy for specialty dentists trained to serve the elderly and those with special needs. Another step forwards towards universal […]
Love love love this initiative! Totally screams occupational therapy too! While meals-on-wheels services mean well to make things simpler for the single elderly by having their daily meals delivered to them… they also have a flipside. By keeping them in their homes, there is an increased risk of social isolation and the loss of community roles […]
I FIRST READ about the #toylikeme campaign in the news last year, highlighting the lacking representation of disabled people by the global toy industry. With big toymaker LEGO launching its wheelchair mini figure, I see it as a progression in inclusive play – something the disabled rights movement would be supportive of. For children who are wheelchair-users, […]
The population is ageing and already it is not uncommon to see your average wheelchair or motorised scooter being used in public. Lovely how JurongHealth has recently launched a mobility park to help patients learn how to use public transport confidently. I think it is an excellent initiative, particularly so within the grounds of the rehabilitation facility – […]
Some useful tips on safe gardening from AOTA to prevent unnecessary back aches and strains. Check it out here. Particularly like the tip sheet!
Wow, so I have just discovered this amazing way of loading tweets onto WordPress. Learning new things everyday… and social media is such a great platform for sharing ideas! Mind me and my newfound obsession with my tweet-thoughts. This caught my attention today! How innovative (: How to make low cost adapted utensils w/ large […]