Honing the art of looking beyond disabilities

President Halimah Yacob chatting with 78-year-old Daisy Tay Gek Thin during a visit to the Handicaps Welfare Association (HWA) yesterday. The President, accompanied by HWA executive director Subrata Banerjee, was dropping in on an art room where Ms T
PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

President Halimah Yacob chatting with 78-year-old Daisy Tay Gek Thin during a visit to the Handicaps Welfare Association (HWA) yesterday. The President, accompanied by HWA executive director Subrata Banerjee, was dropping in on an art room where Ms Tay and others were in the midst of a painting class. Madam Halimah visited the association in Whampoa Drive to observe the programmes and facilities that have been put in place to help people with disabilities integrate into society.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 06, 2018, with the headline 'Honing the art of looking beyond disabilities'. Print Edition | Subscribe