2021 was a grand year for the Singapore sports scene, with Paralympian Yip Pin Xiu defending her gold medal and badminton player Loh Kean Yew clinching the BWF World Championships title. But what are sports like for youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)?
Ignite follows a team of graduating Republic Polytechnic SHL students to find out more about how we can make sports more inclusive for youth with special needs.
Senior theatre benefits our older generation — from the performers themselves to the audience. But could it be for the rest of us too?
Listening to radio plays such as Chap Lau brings the older audience to a period of nostalgia, and the younger audience to a time we know less about. From currency to housing situations, things are constantly changing and getting replaced — but they are preserved in performance.
While many might simply wave peddlers away or ignore them completely, this team of six at The Signpost Project are going out of their way to ensure these forgotten tissue paper uncles and aunties are getting the Covid-19 relief they require.
Meet Yong Jie, a 26-year old Social Work undergraduate at NUS. Student, Entrepreneur and Inclusivity Advocate, read his story here.
What do PUBG, the Circuit Breaker and handmade cards have to do with the elderly?
Read on to find out about the journey of the budding social enterprise Hey, You Got Mail! and how they are battling the problem of elderly isolation in Singapore, one letter at a time.
In the second article in this 2-part series, we look at how these social enterprises have modified their business strategies to stay afloat in these uncertain times — Ma Te Sai, Singapore Fashion Runway, Foreword Coffee Roasters and Skillseed — and talk about how they have changed their business models for a good cause.