Singapore РMay 10. TechWerkz, a supported employment programme under the Infocomm Accessiblity Centre (IAC) provides people with disabilities with on-the-job training. TechWerks undertakes projects such as data entry, scanning and telemarketing. Theses projects serve to provide training as well as some income  for people with disabilities.

Low Junin, 22, has a mobility impairment and attends TechWerkz on a daily basis. Through the training that he receives at TechWerkz, Loh hopes that he can gain more skills and secure a job in the future.

Young man using a wheelchair at a zebra crossing.
Singapore (May 10, 2013), Low Junin, 22, arrives at the Infocomm Accessibility Centre to attend TechWerkz, a supported employment programme for people with disabilities. Low has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. Photo|Royson Poh
Man on wheelchair working at the computer in an open office.
Low has a certificate in multimedia from the Institute of Technical Education. However due his disability, he has difficulty finding employment. TechWerkz undertakes projects which provide people with disablities like Low with work and training opportunities. Proceeds from these projects provides Low with an allowance. Photo|Royson Poh
People with disabilities attending work briefing in computer lab.
Low attends a work briefing together with other TechWerkz trainees to understand the delivery requirements of a project. TechWerkz provides a simulated work environment where trainees learn how to work in teams to achieve the project requirements. Photo|Royson Poh
Low works alongside trainees with different disabilities to complete a document processing project. TechWerkz provides a simulated work environment where trainees can experience a work environment and at the same time receive support from trainers, therapists and social workers. Photo|Royson Poh
Low works alongside trainees with different disabilities to complete a document processing project. TechWerkz provides a simulated work environment where trainees can experience a work environment and at the same time receive support from trainers, therapists and social workers. Photo|Royson Poh
Man on wheelchair sorting documents.
Through TechWerkz, Loh is able to be a contributing member of the workforce and continue developing his skills. Loh hopes to secure a multimedia job in the future. Photo|Royson Poh