The Gek sisters graduated from Special Education School and would like to continue practicing the skills they learned from school. After graduation, the daily support provided by the school system ends and many young adults who age out of high school programs fall off the “service cliff.”
They need to stay engaged! Their parents need support! Let us support Gek sisters to continue finding their true strengths through crafting.
Raouf, persons with Autism
Raoufis a loving teenager who is never short of hugs and kisses. Being non-verbal with severe anxieties, his home is his sanctuary. Home crafting allows him to explore and discover his interests and capabilities, as well as giving him great meaning and a sense of accomplishment.
Your support will help to keep him meaningfully engaged while promoting positive mental well-being.
Gareth, persons with Autism
These tiled coasters are proudly created by Gareth, a teenage boy with autism. Gareth has recently been having behavioural issues and making these coasters and other mosaic creations keeps him focused and calm. The proceeds he earns goes directly to fund his home therapy costs. We hope you will like his crafts and find them useful around your home!
On behalf of Gareth, thank you very much for your kind support!
Gloria, persons with Autism
Gloria is a talented young lady with Autism. When the pandemic restrictions kicked in, she was unable to continue her job at a bakery to keep herself engage. Instead, she started to create beautiful cards with her mother at home to interpret her world and to generate a passive income.
We hope you can join us to support her family and encourage her creativity and imagination.
Bernice, persons with Autism
Bernice is a young lady with Autism who enjoys pasting stickers and has found an interest towards diamond art. She hopes to share her differently-abled talent and artwork with our community through this platform, and to gain confidence in her work.
Your purchase will enable us to keep her engaged at home and maintain her fine motor skills through crafting.
Alysya, persons with Femoral Facial Disability
Alysya is an amazing young lady, who is multi-talented in many areas. Having graduated from Rainbow Centre in 2020, she has recently joined Social Gifting as a Calligraphy Artist. She thoroughly enjoys painting and is constantly exploring her creativity .
Join us in our journey to empower Alysya through her beautiful art work.
Jacklyn, Vocally & Hearing Impaired Warrior
Jacklyntook up an interest towards sewing as she has lots of wonderful stories to share but is unable to voice it out. As such, she wishes to share her story, love, and strength with you through her stitches and gifts that she has handcrafted.
We hope you can support her jouney and allow Jacklyn to gain strength and confidence in her skills.
Vince, persons with Autism
Vinceis a young man with Autism who enjoys and is good at doing diamond art. With exquisite skills, he is able to fine-tune beautiful art works, and finds enjoyment in doing so.
Your purchase will help to fund this meaningful engagement and provide dignified means of livelihood. He hopes to share his talent and artwork with our community.
Joycelyn, persons with Autism
Joycelyn is unable to find work due to her medical conditions. She is happy to begin her journey together with Social Gifting and complete packaging jobs. Each person with autism has a distinct set of strengths and challenges and she hopes people can see her beyond her label.
Your support can help to empower Joycelyn and increase her self-esteem
Jarrod, persons with Autism
Jarrod, a teenage boy with autism, crafts beautiful wire art keyrings. Due to behavioral issues, he is unable to attend sheltered workshops. Doing wire art keeps him fully engaged at home and he will continue to explore with more wire art crafts. His wire art keyrings bring around positivity with wires forming a meaningful word that you can carry along each and every day. We hope you will like his crafts and find them encouraging!
We hope that you can support him and his strength, nurturing him to become a healthy and active young man.
Darren, persons with Autism
Darren, an individual with Autism has been isolated at home since his graduation last year due to his behavioural issues. Being non-verbal, he is only able to express his feelings and thoughts through his actions, and is not able to hold eye contact. He is however a systematic and detailed learner and is able to complete packaging and simple crafting tasks.
His family hopes Darren can be kept active at home to improve his well-being. We hope you can support Darren to keep him meaningfully engaged and to allow him to express himself through crafting
Aqiyah and Masnisah, Mother-Daughter Duo
Aqiyah is a young lady who is multi-talented in many areas. She is currently on a 3 years waitlist to APSN Centre of Adult, and has tried looking for a job but to no avail. Despite having ADHD, Tics and anger management issues, her mother Masnisah hopes that crafting can help to alleviate such concerns.
The mother-daughter duo is able to make dinosaur plushies that they hope can bring comfort to users. Additionally through Social Gifting, Aqiyah can be kept meaningfully engaged and the family can also earn a passive income.
Shantini, persons with Intellectual Disability
Shantini is a creative individual despite her low intellectual disability and emotional imbalance, and she has a strong passion for crochet. With a strong family support, she is able to create beautiful crochet gifts and is eager to learn new crochet styles and craft new products.
Join us to support her talent and love for crochet, allowing her to gain greater confidence.
Bishan Home for the Intellectually Disabled
Bishan Home promotes lifelong learning opportunities for adults with intellectual disability. They aim to develop and extend skills through providing active support to enable clients to achieve the quality of life that promotes independence and integration. Social Gifting partners Bishan Home by providing weekly crafting sessions to keep them engaged & improve their fine motor skills.
MINDS (Idea-Employment Development Centre)
MINDSIEDC supports people with intellectual disabilities through vocation training and various employment aids since 1992.
Social Gifting partners MINDS by engaging their beneficiaries with packaging jobs and raise funds to promote employment for people with special needs.
Bizlink Centre Singapore - Sheltered Workshop Program
Bizlinkserves the disadvantaged individuals, in particular persons with disabilities, through training and employment in Singapore.
Social Gifting partners Bizlink by engaging their beneficiaries with packaging jobs to promote employment for people with special needs.
Very Special Arts (Singapore)
VSA(S)creates and provides access and opportunities for people with disabilities through the arts. Your support will enable VSA to continue empowering persons with physical and intellectual disabilities to pursue a career in the arts
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