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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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Phone: 65 6479 6252
Address: 900 New Upper Changi Road, Singapore 467354

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Organisation Information

To equip persons with special needs, through best practices in education, training and support services,
for open employment and life-long learning, in partnership with our stakeholders and the community.

Name of Organisation

Association for Persons with Special Needs


900 New Upper Changi Road,
Singapore 467354

Contact Information

Telephone No: 6479 6252
Email Address:
Web-site Address:


Date of Establishment: 12.Dec.75
ROS Regn No: ROS 217/75
UEN: S75SS0058K

Charity Status

Charity Regn No: 0121
Charity Regn Date: 30.Nov.84

IPC Status

Effective Date of IPC: From 01 March 2018 – 28 February 2021
A Full Member of National Council of Social Service


Fiducia LLP

The Association is an approved institution of public character under the Singapore Income Tax Act Cap 134.

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