“My Name Is Ling. I am Blind.” Sales

 

“My Name Is Ling. I am Blind.” is the story of Ling who was not born blind but suffered from glaucoma and eventual loss of her sight.

The book chronicles her experiences of living with blindness, her perseverance and courage to overcome challenges as someone growing up with visual impairment.

Every purchase of the book will help fund SAVH’s many programmes and services, which help visually impaired individuals live independently and reach their full potential.

“My Name Is Ling. I am Blind.” is now available at $21.60 inclusive of GST. Please call 6251 4331 to reserve your book. Payment via PayNow QR code and self collect at the SAVH Reception.

Demise of Mr Tan Guan Heng

11 January 2023

The 69th EXCO is sad to share the news of the demise of our Past President Mr Tan Guan Heng BBM ( 1975-1980, 2005-2012) on 10th Jan 2023.

The EXCO and Management will be paying our last respect to President Tan Guan Heng BBM on Thursday, 12th Jan at 7pm at the Singapore Casket.

President Derek Ong
Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped

SAVH Event

SAVH Membership

New Membership Application

  1. To apply for SAVH membership, please complete the Membership Registration Form and email it to membership@savh.org.sg

 

  1. Please remember to sign on the form and get one proposer and one seconder to sign on the form as well. You could send the filled physical copy to ‘Membership’ at:

Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH) 

47 Toa Payoh Rise 

Singapore 298104

or you could e-sign on the Word or pdf softcopy and e-mail back to membership@savh.org.sg

 

  1. For the membership fee, Cheques should be crossed and made payable to Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped. Please indicate your name and for “membership fees” at the back of the cheque. All cash payment should be made at our office. Alternatively, the easier way is to PayNow to us using our QR code below.

 

Renewal of Membership

  1. A Member or Junior Member whose subscription is in arrears for 2 calendar years shall automatically cease to be a Member or Junior Member as the case may be, after this period but may be reinstated upon payment of any arrears then due.

 

  1. All subscription except in the case of Life Member shall be payable in advance on 1st January in each year, but the first subscription of a Member or Junior Member joining on or after 1st October in any year shall cover the period from the date of payment until 31st December of the year following.

 

  1. Cheques should be crossed and made payable to Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped. Please indicate your name and for “membership fees” at the back of the cheque. All cash payment should be made at our office. Alternatively, the easier way is to PayNow to us using our QR code below.

 

Conversion of ordinary Member to Life Member

  1. To Change membership status, for instance, to convert from ordinary to life membership or to reinstate membership, member can complete the Change In Membership Status Form and email it to membership@savh.org.sg

 

  1. Please remember to sign on the form and get one proposer and one seconder to sign on the form as well. You could send the filled physical copy to ‘Membership’ at SAVH or you could e-sign on the Word or pdf softcopy and e-mail back to membership@savh.org.sg

 

  1. For the membership fee, Cheques should be crossed and made payable to Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped. Please indicate your name and for “membership fees” at the back of the cheque. All cash payment should be made at our office. Alternatively, the easier way is to PayNow to us using our QR code below.

 

 

QR Code Payment

Payment to SAVH can be made by scanning the below QR code using your PayNow-compatible mobile payment apps. Alternatively, you can also choose to enter our UEN manually, S61SS0119JDBS. Whichever method you choose, please enter your ‘Membership from so & so’ in the Reference field when making payment. For those viewing this page on mobile phones, you can save the image of the QR code to your photo library or gallery, then select this picture when using the Scan and Pay feature in your digital payment.

Training Programmes @ SAVH

1) Training Programme: Tele-Care Agent Training (Call Centre Based)

Programme Objectives:

Empowering individuals to realise their potential, to be able to work in a call centre workplace, through acquiring technical knowledge, professional skills (including Soft Skills) to perform as a professional tele-care agent.  In the course of the training, the individual will learn to be a competent Tele-Care Agent (with the aid of Assistive Device/Technology), able to carry out Tele-Care assignments and tasks as required by their employers. (This includes customer service management, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills)

 

2) Training Programme: Personal PowerUp Programme (PPP)

Program Description:

Personal PowerUp Programme is a personal development training programme.  The training aims to help participants come out of their comfort zones, explore their innermost desires and fulfil their potential in achieving their life goals.

Learning Outcome

At the end of the course, participants will be more self-aware (able to draw up one’s own ‘dashboard of life’), able to understand and accept one’s strengths and weaknesses and be able to confront challenges either as opportunities or threats, and be able to define an acceptable Goal one set for oneself and be able to outline the strategies needed to achieve the set goal.

 

3) Training Programme: Vision Rehabilitation: Orientation & Mobility Training

More details will be provided at a later date.

 

4) Training Programme: Basic Computer Literacy for Screen Reader Users

More details will be provided at a later date.

 

5) Training Programme: Serving Coffee and Juice – Café Training Programme for the Visually Handicapped

More details will be provided at a later date.

 

For more information, please contact Ms Caren Ho at caren.ho@savh.org.sg.