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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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Open Employment Assist Special Needs Youngsters Looking For Potential Careers

Open employment assist Special Needs youngsters looking for potential careers

APSN Delta Senior School student, Terran Tan Jian Hong, 20, was interviewed by Zaobao to talk about his interest in horticulture and how his Work Experience Programme (WEP) has given him a better opportunity in gaining full time employment.

He also spoke of the positive changes and growth that he has experience with the WEP that APSN Delta Senior School has secured for him.

This story is related to the Budget 2017 announcement yesterday by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat

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