Based in Singapore, Hearty SPIN is a social enterprise that creates special education, learning and communication assistive technology apps for individuals with autism and other special needs worldwide. Hearty SPIN is the developer of Picture AACTM , an app that’s helping speech impaired individuals in more than 30 countries worldwide communicate effectively.
“Helping others is the origin of happiness” - an ancient Chinese proverb
This is the philosophy behind Hearty SPIN, a social enterprise start-up that provides Solutions for People In Need.
Hearty SPIN strives to be a social entrepreneurship magnet that attracts talented professionals, partnering together to provide solutions that will help and bring joy to people with special needs or disabilities and their families.
Technological advances in the last few years, especially in mobile devices, have revolutionized human communications and the learning experience of students in and outside classrooms in many parts of the world.
Hearty SPIN draws on the talents of various professionals to create solutions that bring the benefits of these technologies also to people with special needs like autism spectrum disorder (ASD), aphasia, apraxia, cerebral palsy (CP), developmental delay, down syndrome, dysarthria, hearing impairments, intellectual disability, and speech and language impairment/delay . Hearty SPIN created Picture AACTM app which have helped thousands of speech impaired/delayed individuals in 30+ countries worldwide communicate effectively.
Hearty SPIN operates as a social enterprise that applies strategies that aims to ensure it generates sufficient revenue to be self-sustainable in funding its special needs projects in the long term. Hearty SPIN, a member of Social Enterprise Association, strives to partner with other passionate individuals and social enterprises worldwide and be a catalyst in building awareness of social entrepreneurship and in the growth of social enterprises.
Hearty SPIN supports Ashoka‘s vision of ‘Everyone A Changemaker™ world: a world that responds quickly and effectively to social challenges, and where each individual has the freedom, confidence and societal support to address any social problem and drive change.’
Hearty SPIN also exploring technological solutions to enhance the employability of people with special needs, enabling them to make a living and make contributions to society. Hearty SPIN’s long term vision is to build a successful social enterprise organization and ecosystem of companies, organizations, government agencies, NGOs, professionals, and individuals from diverse fields and backgrounds , in Singapore and beyond, all dedicated towards solving problems faced by people with special needs, create solutions that improve their lives and that of their families, and drive initiatives that build a more integrated and caring society.
Hearty SPIN is registered in Singapore, and is member of Social Enterprise Association and Autism Society. Picture AAC is trademark of Hearty SPIN. All pictures in Picture AAC app are copyrights of Hearty SPIN.