Fencing Singapore (FS) has pledged to be an inclusive National Sports Association with the commitment to promote Wheelchair Fencing. Its objective is to be an association that supports both persons with disabilities and able-bodied fencers. Being new to the disabled community in Singapore, FS strives to raise awareness on wheelchair fencing and to work with SDSC to support its events, creating opportunities and introductory programmes for people with disabilities to learn more on the sport.
Equestrian Federation of Singapore (EFS) is the National Sports Association (NSA) for Equestrian Sports in Singapore. EFS exists to provide Excellence, Opportunity and Service to the equestrian community. EFS seeks to share the equestrian sport with everyone and consider ourselves to be an ideal starting point to the equestrian sport, whether it be as a rider or as a professional wanting to pursue a career in horse management. Its mission is to develop and grow a strong, active and vibrant equestrian community in Singapore through the promotion of sport excellence (high performance) and community outreach (high participation) amongst the public. EFS endeavours to support Singapore’s equestrian athletes in their pursuit of sport excellence. On the international front, our Team Singapore athletes have constantly shown their strength and resilience with outstanding achievements and performance in major Games.
TOUCH Community Services is a not-for-profit charitable organisation officially registered in 1992 and has been a member of the National Council of Social Services since 1994. TOUCH is committed to the well-being of all people, reaching out to various levels of needs in the community. Believing that every individual is unique and capable of reaching his or her highest potential, its mission is to establish and provide, for the needy and disadvantaged in our society, an integrated network of community-based services that strengthens the family.
Rainbow Centre envisions a world where persons with disabilities are empowered and thriving in inclusive communities. They work with their partners to create opportunities for persons with disabilities to make the most of their abilities and participate meaningfully in society. Through practical education, meaningful support and effective training programmes, they strive to increase the quality of life for them and their families. Established in 1987, Rainbow Centre is a registered charity and Institution of a Public Character.
The Singapore Leprosy Relief Association (SILRA) Home was built through public donations and officially opened on 4th September 1971 by the Late President of Singapore Dr. B. H. Sheares. The Home provides food, lodging, and recreation and healthcare services for ex-leprosy patients. It also teaches patients some handicraft skills and rehabilitative work. Its residents want to be treated as equals with the wider community.
Formed in 1955, Singapore Association for the Deaf (SADeaf) is an integrated services provider to the Deaf community in Singapore. Its services include educational and industrial training support through its Singapore School for the Deaf (SSD) and the Mountbatten Vocational School (MVS). The Deaf community is well-known for their gifted talent and special skills especially in sports. These characteristics contributed to the formation of the adventurous and ever-creative Sports & Recreation Committee of the Deaf (SRCDeaf) in 1974. Through this sports committee, SADeaf has seen several excellent sportsmen and sportswomen represent the nation in international competitions.
Wheelchair Tennis is a disability sport that made its Paralympic debut in the Summer Paralympics of 1992. Since then, it has grown rapidly to become a sport that is enjoyed by many and practiced in more than 100 countries. Wheelchair Tennis is open to anyone with a medically-diagnosed permanent physical disability that affects their legs. Its rules are largely similar to its Olympic counterpart’s, and the governing body for Wheelchair Tennis is the International Tennis Federation, also known as ITF for short. In Singapore, the relevant body for this sport is the Wheelchair Tennis Association (Singapore).
The Wheelchair Basketball Association’s vision is to lead the future of wheelchair basketball in Singapore, fostering a passionate and inclusive community of athletes, coaches, and supporters. We aim to achieve national and international recognition, with a strong network of athletes, well-trained coaches, and unwavering support from the community, as we strive for excellence and bring glory to Singapore.
The Riding for the Disabled Association Singapore (RDA Singapore) provides equine-assisted therapy (also known as hippotherapy) to children and adults with physical and mental disabilities.
We are the only charity in Singapore that provides this therapy and sessions are given free of charge.