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Established in 1976, Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) is a social service organisation providing special education for persons with mild intellectual disability (IQ 50-70). Today, APSN operates four Special Education (SPED) Schools (APSN Chaoyang School, APSN Katong School, APSN Tanglin School and APSN Delta Senior School) for students aged 7 to 21, an APSN Student Care Centre for children aged 7 to 18 and an APSN Centre for Adults for persons aged 16 and older, benefiting over 1,200 beneficiaries each year.

The APSN Schools and Centre adopt a holistic approach in its curriculum, comprising academic, vocational and social skills which are important for open employment and lifelong learning. APSN seeks to enable persons with special needs to be active contributors of the society and is committed to inspire and build capabilities of its partners and community to lead and advocate an inclusive society.

To date, APSN’s growing database has more than 5,000 alumni members. The Association is constantly expanding its network to reach out to and understand the needs of its members to better support them.

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Email: hq@apsn.org.sg
Phone: 65 6479 6252
Address: 900 New Upper Changi Road, Singapore 467354

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Mainstream And SPED Students Making Music Together At The Singapore Youth Festival

Mainstream and SPED students making music together at the Singapore Youth Festival

Photo Credit: The Straits Times From left) John Tay Juan E, 15, drum major from Bukit Panjang Government High’s display band; Mohammad Redzwan Ramli, 14, vibraphonist from Crest Secondary’s pop band; Cynthia Goh Ting Xuan, 15, band major from Bukit Panjang Government High’s display band; and Esther Teo Si En, 15, percussionist from Tanglin School’s percussion ensemble. ST PHOTO: DAVE LIM

Photo Credit: The Straits Times
From left) John Tay Juan E, 15, drum major from Bukit Panjang Government High’s display band; Mohammad Redzwan Ramli, 14, vibraphonist from Crest Secondary’s pop band; Cynthia Goh Ting Xuan, 15, band major from Bukit Panjang Government High’s display band; and Esther Teo Si En, 15, percussionist from Tanglin School’s percussion ensemble. ST PHOTO: DAVE LIM

Last weekend, 13 students from APSN Tanglin School percussion emsemble played alongside Bukit Panjang Government High School display band and Crest Secondary School’s pop band  dazzled the stage at the Singapore youth Festival.

Esther Teo, APSN Tanglin School student was interviewed on her experience of being part of the musical team made of SPED and mainstream students.

This year SYF celebrations were participated by 3,800 students from 173 schools—primary schools to junior colleges—had put up performances over the weekend at the Esplanade and four other shopping malls. More than 100 SPED students from 10 schools had taken part in this year’s SYF, the largest number yet. This story highlights the opportunities that SYF offers for students of mainstream and special education (SPED) students to collaborate and co-create creative arts performances.

 

To view full article: http://prd.zaobao.com/news/singapore/story20170702-775673 and http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/a-special-rhythm-of-the-heart

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