THERE ARE DAYS when I stop to reflect about life, and of the choices I have made. My decision to pursue occupational therapy has always been and is still one of the best choices I have made in my 26 years. Yesterday echoes the heartwarming sentiment I feel whenever I speak of my profession. A […]
IT’S THE WORLD CUP season, and this Brazilian fan is experiencing it all in a unique way. As Carlos is both visually and hearing-impaired, his friend has creatively adapted the activity with the use of tactile cues and touch. Very impressive!
SO I SPENT my Sunday afternoon wandering about IKEA looking for fabrics when I came across a panel showcasing products to keep the home safe. PATRULL Anti-slip strip $4.90/5m roll These anti-slip strips can be placed onto the tips of staircases, or kerbs in bathrooms. The top has a textured grainy surface and a sticky backing. […]
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.
TEAR-PROVOKING and truly touching. This video tells the story of 2 young orphans – a visually-impaired boy and his friend who is hearing-impaired. Their strong kinship and unconditional love brings them on a journey in search of their mother who has long passed. A remembrance to always cherish the things I have in life as there are others […]
SO I WAS at the bus interchange a few weeks back and came across a petite middle-aged lady selling tissue papers by the sidewalk. She was visually-impaired and cheerily called out to passers-by to buy her sales. I stopped by to give a small donation and just as I said “Have a nice day!”, she […]