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One-stop touchpoint at MINDS Hub offers easy access to services for Persons with Intellectual Disability and their families

16 November 2022

Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development, Second Minister for Health and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs, officiated the opening of the first MINDS Hub located at Queen’s Road today. MINDS plans to set up two more MINDS Hubs over the next two years to reach out to more PWIDs and their families living in the western and eastern regions of Singapore.

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Fulfilling the aspirations of Persons with Intellectual Disability and enabling greater employment opportunities through upgraded MINDS Bakers

19 October 2022

MINDS Bakers at SMEDC underwent an upgrade last year to enhance trainees’ training, further develop their skills in the field of baking and production through WSQ accreditation and increase the production output of the facility. The upgraded MINDS Bakers was opened by Mr Eric Chua, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Social and Family Development and Ministry of Culture, Community & Youth this morning.

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Greater community involvement is key to greater social inclusion in Singapore

18 August 2022

MINDS signs MOU with Singapore Film Society (SFS) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) to deepen partnership and commitment to use film as a medium for public education to raise public’s awareness of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs) and their inclusion into community.

A Social Inclusion Index study commissioned by MINDS shows that more can be done to improve PWIDs inclusion in our community.

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MINDS Launches ASD-ID Programme and second MINDS Raintree Special Student Care Centre

4 August 2022

Minister Chan Chun Sing launched MINDS’ flagship ASD-ID Programme and second Raintree Special Student Care Centre at MINDS-Fernvale Gardens School to support the learning needs of children with ASD-ID traits and more families of children with special needs.

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MINDS Marks 60th Anniversary

28 March 2022

MINDS marks 60th anniversary with expanded range of services for intellectually disabled community and campaigns for further social inclusivity in Singapore.

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News Release on darFORUM 2021, Furthering the Social Inclusion Agenda Through Research and Innovation

19 November 2021

darForum 2021: Furthering the Social Inclusive Agenda Through Research and Innovation

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Statement on the COVID-19 positive cases at MINDSville@Napiri (MV) Adult Disability Home (ADH)

2 June 2021

MINDS has issued a statement on the COVID-19 positive cases at MINDSville@Napiri (MV) Adult Disability Home (ADH).

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MINDS Launches Key Word Sign (Singapore)

3 December 2020

On International Day for Persons with Disabilities, MINDS launched ‘Key Word Sign (Singapore)’, an augmentative and alternative communication approach which promotes the use of hand signs and gestures to support communication for persons with speech or communication difficulties. MINDS is the official training provider of Key Word Sign (Singapore).

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1 February 2020

Inclusive Healthcare Symposium Explores the Development of a Healthcare Model for Persons with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (PWIDD)

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15 November 2019

Opening of A Disability-Friendly Garden at Minds Woodlands Gardens School

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5 September 2019

First Special Student Care Centre in MINDS for Children with Special Needs Officially Opens to Provide Greater Caregiver Support

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20 July 2019

MINDS Launches Direct-to-Community Healthy Home-Grown Produce Farmed by Persons with Special Needs

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News Stories

New one-stop hub offers services for people with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers
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More people with intellectual disabilities to get work as bakers
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Autism advocates hope for more diverse representation beyond Extraordinary Attorney Woo
ST Life interview featuring Anna (Client), Anita (Caregiver), and Sally Teo (Educator) on the Channel 8 TV Series, Your World in Mine and the positive portrayal of PWIDs specifically Richie with the portrayal of his character. According to Anna, some of her friends are like that.
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More children with special needs attending student care centres
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Rise in demand for student care services as providers up the game with mindfulness, enrichment classes
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Helping people with intellectual disabilities acquire vital life and work skills
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Giving everyone the dignity of work
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New programme for students who have both autism and intellectual disabilities
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Community fridge opens in Tampines for low-income families to pick up free groceries
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Support for young families, special needs caregivers among ideas for family plan
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Student-run stall at Minds school helps students hone numerical, social skills
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Pilot programme helps people with intellectual disabilities find work near their homes
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Bapa tunggal rela kekal 'bujang' demi jaga 'anak istimewa' (Single father willing to stay 'single' to take care of 'special child')
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என் மகனால் அர்த்தமுள்ள வாழ்க்கையை வாழ்கிறேன் (I live a meaningful life with my son)
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Para Sport Academy aims to engage 500 players in coming months
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不把儿子当特需孩童 年迈母亲培养优秀多动症儿 (Not treating her son like he has special needs)
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தனயனைக் காக்கும் தாய் (The Mother who protects her child)
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Forum: Services available to support parents of special needs children
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President Halimah welcomes group from Minds to Istana for CNY event
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约3900特殊学校儿童受邀接种疫苗 逾六成已预约 (About 3,900 children from Special Education schools have been vaccinated. More than 60% have signed up)
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MHA studying if Appropriate Adult scheme can be expanded to cover suspects aged 16 and 17
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President thanks NDP participants for display of S'pore spirit
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Helping charities to digitalise
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Foreign workers needed in social services to support demand
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New pilot to better support persons with higher need disabilities and their caregivers
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Minds farmers’ market sells vegetables grown by people with intellectual disabilities
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New tripartite initiative to help Singapore firms hire persons with disabilities
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New after-school care centre for special needs children opens, giving caregivers some relief
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NOTICE OF THE 59TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF MINDS: NOTICE is hereby given that the 59th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS) will be held by way of electronic means as follows: Date: Saturday , 18 September 2020 Time: 9:30am (Registration starts at 8:30am) Venue: Online via ZOOM MINDS members will be receiving an email on the notice of AGM and are strongly encouraged to register your attendance to facilitate the verification process on the day of the AGM. For enquiries regardingthe AGM, members may email to agm@minds.org.sg or call 849607358