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On 3 February 2017, speakers from the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled (MINDS) and the Ministry of Social and Family Devlopment (MSF) were invited for the session “Approaches, Principles and Practice in Working with Persons with Disabilities”. This session covered the key principles from the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and how these principles apply in everyday practice. UNCRPD is the human rights convention concerning persons with disabilities. It is a list of rights guaranteed to persons with disabilities to improve their access to society, education and employment.
1. Dr Jeffrey Chan – Deputy CEO, MINDS
2. Ms Ong Lay Hoon – Head of Social Work, MINDS
3. Ms Poh Bee Kuang – Senior Assistant Director, MSF
Designations as of 3 February 2017.
Key Aims and Principles of United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
Views of UNCRPD
How Can We Respect, Protect, and Fulfil the Rights of the Disabled?
Approaching Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)
Areas of Improvement in Social and Welfare Protection for PWDs: