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Established in 1976, Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) is a social service agency 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 18 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 beneficiaries, comprising students, trainees and alumni. 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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APSN Chaoyang School Graduation 2016

APSN Chaoyang School Graduation 2016

APSN Chaoyang School had their Awards, Graduation and Appreciation Ceremony on 16th November 2016.The  Guest-of-Honour was  Mr Victor Owyong Tuck Sing, Principal of Presbyterian High School.

The event commenced with the graduands marching in, followed by the opening addresses by APSN President, Dr Victor Tay. APSN CYS Principal, Mdm Yazilah Amir then gave her address to parents and students. Certificates of completion of primary education in a SPED School were given to the Graduands. There was also the presentation of the School Achievement Awards (SAA) to deserving students.

Dr Victor Tay presented five awards to staff members who personify the school values and have contributed greatly to the well-being of the students.

A video presentation entitled “Our Blooming Journey”, showcased the success stories and significant school events experienced by the P6 pupils from 2014 to 2016. The event ended with the graduands singing ‘Try Everything’ and presenting flowers to their parents and caregivers as a form of appreciation. The next step for the graduands would be to take their places in APSN Katong School and APSN Tanglin School, where a new path awaits them.

To all the graduands of APSN CYS, we congratulate you!

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