Muhammad Firdaus Bin Sarifi
Customer Service Officer
Office tasks such as reading and writing documents can be significant challenges for persons with vision impairment. It’s easy to assume that people who cannot see clearly are unable to work in the office, until we realise that technology tools like document magnifiers may be all that’s needed for them to be productive at work.
Apple Yap Qian Yin
Pan Pacific Hotels Group
Hear from Team Singapore Para-athlete Apple, who juggles both her rigorous training and job as a Finance Executive at Pan Pacific Hotels Group. She shares with us her initial apprehensions and how her employers helped her settle in by making the workplace wheelchair-friendly for her to carry out her duties.
Lim Zui Young
Agile Software Engineer
Despite having a high degree of astigmatism, Zui Young has been tinkering with html coding, creating personalised websites and programming in the Pascal language since the age of 11 years old. He has successfully transformed his passion and skills into a very enriching and fulfilling career. He’s living the dream, being part of a very dedicated and enthusiastic community of coders. He shares with us 5 tips to levelling up your career and not let your disability slow you down.
Lim Lin Li
Senior Admissions Assistant
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Lin Li uses a motorised wheelchair to get around and uses her right arm mostly for tasks. Yet, that hasn’t deterred her from finding employment at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH). She works as a Senior Admissions Assistant, helping patients with their admission procedures as well as hospitalisation bills.
Group Sustainability Associate
Before Alister joined the workforce, he was not confident of finding a job. Through several internships during his university years, his confidence grew and his mindset changed. Today, he works at Singtel and looks at how Singtel’s retail stores can be made more accessible to persons with disabilities.
Source: Today Online
Isabelle is a freelance photographer who has Nager Syndrome which affects the development of her face, hands, arms and hearing. However, that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her photography dreams. Despite facing many challenges, she constantly keeps her “never-say-die” attitude and strives to constantly improve herself.
Thinesh s/o Jayakumar
Thinesh works as an Administrative Assistant at MOHH. His confidence has grown since starting work, especially in terms of communicating effectively with his co-workers. MOHH has found the experience very positive and regards him as a productive and valuable employee.
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