SPECIAL NEEDS/SPECIAL EDUCATION

New hub for social enterprises aims to spur ideas on sustainability

Foreword Coffee is a cafe with a social mission: to empower people with disabilities and special needs by providing them with skills training and employment in the food and beverage sector.

Ex-civil servant starts scholarship for special needs students, becomes technopreneur

Since bidding adieu to a civil service career that spanned 35 years in 2015, Mrs Tan Shook Wah has started the Dare to Dream scholarship and co-founded a start-up.

Dyslexic but they thrived in business

His boss once accused him of falsifying the accounts, in front of his colleagues. This was because Mr Gary Seow, now 57, could not key in sales figures and targets correctly.

Training 'shop' for special needs students

Special needs students at APSN Delta Senior School (DSS) are now able to hone their retail skills in a mini Uniqlo "store" at school.