DPA Members’ Training

Posted: 1 March 2012

On the 1st March 2012, Mr Paul Yuen Kai Seng gave another motivation talk to DPA members on his BBC system. The talk was free for DPA members to attend and was preceded by dinner in order to build and strengthen ties within the DPA community.  (more…)

CRPD Consultation 18th February 2012 and Position Paper

Posted: 18 February 2012

On the 18th February 2012 a public consultation on the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CPRD) was jointly organised by local human rights organisation MARUAH and DPA) at OnePeople.sg. Globally, there are a total of seven international treatises for states to ratify and at this point in time Singapore has ratified two –the Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Committee on the Elimination of all Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).  (more…)

Iproperty.com Singapore Talk

Posted: 2 July 2011

On the 22nd July 2011, Mr Paul Yuen Kai Seng, DPA board member, was a guest speaker at iproperty.com Singapore. His talk was given to over 600 employees of iproperty.com and addressed how he learnt to cope with and overcame the obstacles his disability presented and ultimately became successful. The talk comprised of 3 main points (BBC): B-strong Belief system, B-Boldness in our beliefs and C-seek Counsel to improve. After the talk iproperty.com donated $300 to the DPA.

Board Retreat

Posted: 2 April 2011

On the 2nd April 2011, a Retreat was held for DPA’s Board members. The purpose of the Retreat was to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of DPA, to examine potential opportunities, and to discuss the Association’s future direction.

The Retreat was held at the British Club and was facilitated free of charge by Facilitators Network Singapore.

One of the outcomes of the Retreat was to plan a leadership forum, inviting key representatives from disability sector to come together to discuss challenges and potential solutions.

Auditing Projects: Wildlife Reserves Singapore & NTUC Club

Posted: 31 January 2011

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (Singapore Zoo, Night Safari & Jurong Bird Park)

DPA was contracted by Wildlife Reserves Singapore to support them to improve services for people with disabilities and the elderly who visit their parks. DPA’s staff and a group of people with disabilities visited the sites and conducted a survey based on the accessibility of services. (more…)

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