For Persons with Disabilities

For Persons with Disabilities

Online Resources

To enhance the employability of persons with disabilities, SG Enable has curated this list of websites with free online resources to encourage continuity of learning and skills upgrading. The listing is not to be taken as a form of endorsement or recommendation by SG Enable.

We have also curated resources on social enrichment activities for persons with intellectual disabilities and autism here.

Vocational / Academic Learning
S/N Website Description
1. Alison
  • Academic programmes, career planning programmes (e.g. resume writing skills) and assessments
2. Code
  • Interactive games to teach learners about the different languages of coding
3. edX
  • Online courses, ranging from architecture to data science and data analytics
  • Courses listed are from reputable institutions and organisations (e.g. Harvard University, IBM)
4. FutureLearn
  • Online courses developed by institutes in the UK and reputable organisations
5. Microsoft Office 365 Training Centre 
  • Fundamental training on common Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
6. Microsoft Learn
  • Learning pathways structured around Microsoft applications according to the learner’s career interest (e.g. business analyst, data science)

Employability Skills

1. GCF Global
  • A website with free resources for a range of useful skills.
  • IT skills: Computer basic skills, MS Office skills, Email skills, Internet basics, and online safety skills.
  • And Core skills such as basic mathematics, personal finance, and grammar writing.
  • Contains resources regarding work/employment such as CV/Cover Letter writing skills, Career planning guide, and workplace skills.
2.

JAN – Job Accommodation Network

Disability disclosure and interviewing techniques for persons with disabilities

  • Website is a free resource for matters on workplace accommodation and disability employment issues.
  • Article (link) consists of a simple guide for disability disclosure and interview skills.
3. Skills You Need
  • A website with resources on how to develop useful skills such as personal management skills, interpersonal communication skills, and CV/Cover letter writing skills.
4. Coursera
  • A website that offers free online courses and other certifications and degrees in a variety of subjects.
  • Free courses ranging from engineering, data science, business, financing, digital marketing, humanities, social sciences, mental health and many more.
  • Contains online resources on social and employability skills such as communication strategies, problem solving skills, business english skills, email writing and career planning skills (resume/cover letter/interview).
  • Coursera application is available on iOS and Android for learning through phone or tablet.

Biopsychosocial Wellness

1.

Disability Horizons

10 indoor exercises for PWD

  • The website consists of positive and informative articles.
  • Ranging from categories of news, lifestyle, relationships, physical wellness, entertainment/leisure, assistive technology, and work & education.
  • Indoor exercises suitable for PWD to promote healthy lifestyle.
2. Instructables
  • A community-based learning platform for hands-on work that has free photo tutorials and classes.
  • Topics include craftwork (sculpting, 3D painting and mold making), sewing, and cooking (bread, meat, pasta making).
3. Mindful
  • Website contains guides that focuses on personal wellbeing.
  • Topics ranges from mental health, physical health, relationships, family, science, and work.
  • Also contains guides on meditation; guided meditation and daily practices.
  • Contains a section on COVID with articles on self-care and kindness during the pandemic.

General Knowledge

1. SkillsFuture Advice Workshop (Online) [South East CDC]
  • Useful information on SkillsFuture programmes and shares how one can tap on the various resources for their career planning and upgrading needs
2. SkillsFuture Advice Workshop (Online) [South West CDC]
  • Useful information on SkillsFuture programmes and shares how one can tap on the various resources for their career planning and upgrading needs
3. SkillsFuture Advice Workshop (Online) [Central CDC]
  • Useful information on SkillsFuture programmes and shares how one can tap on the various resources for their career planning and upgrading needs
4. SkillsFuture Advice Workshop Mandarin (Online) [Central CDC]
  • Useful information on SkillsFuture programmes and shares how one can tap on the various resources for their career planning and upgrading needs
5. SkillsFuture Advice Online Guide
  • Useful information on SkillsFuture programmes and shares how one can tap on the various resources for their career planning and upgrading needs
6. Audible by Amazon
  • Books in audio format
7. Howstuffworks?
  • Educational articles and videos about the fundamentals of how everyday processes work
8. Memrise
  • Learn a new language and/or industry-specific terminologies (e.g. definition of payroll)
9. PA Courses YouTube
  •  Live videos of training sessions on a variety of topics (e.g. cooking, dance)
10. Ted-ED
  •  Educational videos on subjects ranging from arts to thinking and learning