Empowering youth with these-abilities: towards an inclusive Singapore...
Brimming with passions and gifts, youth with disabilities have much to offer beyond the traditional label as beneficiaries of aid. The SPD Youth Development Program seeks to reverse this deficiency paradigm, by equipping youth with disabilities with social innovation skills and empowering them to catalyse inclusive change. This paper shares insights gleaned from a two-year experimental program that tries to change perspectives on disabilities and engender greater inclusion in Singapore.
Keywords: Social innovation, disability inclusion, asset-based community development, APRCSL, Skillseed, SPD, disability.
Tags:Diversity and Inclusion
By: Wilson CHAN, Rachel LOH, SIM Yi Shien, Dennis LEE
Source:7th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning, Singapore, June 2019