DPA Publications

Posted: 14 August 2015

DPA has published two booklets called Advocacy Toolkit: How to Plan and Deliver Advocacy Messages and Achieving Inclusion in the Workplace. The first booklet offers easy-to-use tips on planning, delivering and reinforcing advocacy messages such as writing a complaint or feedback letter and a letter to the media. The second booklet provides an overview of the employment situation of people with disabilities in Singapore, highlights the factors responsible for their low employment rate, and provides practical solutions to eliminate those barriers. Visit this page to download the booklets or drop by our office to grab a free copy!

The next booklets on education and healthcare are due to be published in the last quarter of 2015.

Business Sharing Opportunity: Empower yourself with home-based business

Posted: 26 May 2015

SOHO Nature is holding a class to teach individuals how to start a sustainable business at low cost. At the class, participants will learn a step-by-step procedure of developing a home-based business, and how to do it part time with full time returns.

The discussion would include

• Quickly identifying which suitable businesses that you could do from home

• Developing an effective system for long term sustainability of the business

• Proven ways to sell and market your product/service

• A golden opportunity to partner with us for multiple collaborations under an exclusive “Friends of Soho Nature” program

Advancing Inclusive Practices: How to plan and deliver Inclusion training

Posted: 17 April 2015

Building on our Inclusive Practices Workshop, Disabled People’s Association is being supported by Care & Share to provide a unique opportunity for individuals to learn from our former Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Nina Munday, with a step-by-step guide, on how to plan and deliver diversity and inclusion training.  Nina has an exceptional track record in delivering equality training in Singapore and the UK.

At this two-day training course, you will learn the techniques in designing and conducting a programme of activities based on your personal experience and knowledge.  You will also learn the approaches you can adopt in your promotional strategy.  Moreover, you will acquire the confidence to lead discussions on fairness and equality. (more…)

Accessibility Sharing Session II

Posted: 16 April 2015

The Disabled People’s Association (DPA) is holding an Accessibility Sharing Session for the Deaf community in Singapore to share their thoughts and education on our Deaf rights on access to information.

Hearing members of the public are welcome to join us to learn more about the Deaf community’s needs.

Date: 25 April 2015
Time: 3pm to 6pm
Venue: OnePeople.sg, 381 Toa Payoh Lorong 1, Singapore 319758
Live captioning will be provided by Bradley Reporting.

Kindly RSVP by 17 April 2015 to info@dpa.org.sg or call DPA at 6791 1134.

To see the poster, click here.

DPA Feedback Session on Transport and Employment

Posted: 13 January 2015

DPA will be holding a feedback session on Saturday, 14 February 2015 to gather as much insight as possible concerning the issues faced by persons with disabilities while commuting on trains, buses and/or taxis, as well as barriers faced in seeking and maintaining employment.

At the group forum, DPA staff will ask a series of questions concerning the accessibility of public transportation and employment. Participants can then respond with their experiences.

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