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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 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 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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Address: 900 New Upper Changi Road, Singapore 467354

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Improving The Lives Of The Less Privileged

Improving the lives of the less privileged

Photo Credit: Business Times

Photo Credit:  The Business Times

Mr Victor Tay, APSN President, shares with Business Times reporter, Vivien Ang, on the numerous collaborations of APSN Centre for Adults (CFA) with Lendlease to improve the lives of APSN’s beneficiaries by empowering them with real hands-on work experience.

This will allow our beneficiaries a greater chance of securing jobs and also to ensure that their learning journey is relevant to the industry. He goes on to elaborate the different courses of APSN CFA and how Lendlease group of volunteers design team provided pro bono concept design and layout planning services for the facility that was built in 2013 at APSN CFA’s old premise at Jalan Tembusu.

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