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APSN

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.

Get In Touch

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

Our Location

APSN TANGLIN SCHOOL VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Our Accomplishments

At APSN Tanglin School (TS), students have the opportunity to participate in various co-curriculum activities in sports, visual arts, and performing arts, as well as showcase their talent through competitions and public performances. These opportunities allow our students to develop self-confidence and belief in themselves.

Succeeding beyond APSN Tanglin School

#ourAPSNstories Hay Qing Hui

Hay Qing Hui, an alumnus of APSN Tanglin School (TS), saw a whole new world of opportunities after his transfer to APSN TS. Now an instructor aide at the school, Qing Hui encourages his students not to give up, because everyone can excel.

#ourAPSNstories Goh Yu Xiang

Anyone who wants to learn deserves the change to learn. Goh Yu Xiang, an alumnus of APSN Tanglin School (TS), is currently an instructor aide at the school. After participating in a sushi course, she aspires to become a sushi artist someday. Yu Xiang inspires her students through her passion to pursue and achieve their dreams.

#ourAPSNstories Nurul Atikah Binte Azmi

Nurul Atikah Binte Azmi, an alumnus of APSN Tanglin School (TS), is just differently abled. In 2013, she is one of five speed skaters who represented Singapore at the Special Olympics World Winter Games. Two years later, despite being the youngest, Atikah went on to lead the football team at the Special Olympics World Summer Games. She is an inspiration to young people as well as the students in APSN TS.

 

Exploring Possibilities – Living Goals

It’s not all work and no play at APSN Tanglin School. Check out some of the fun and educational learning activities that build essential life skills in the students. These skills are vital in enabling students to be able to lead dignified and independent lives upon graduation and participate in home and community activities.

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Character and Citizenship Education – The Foundation

As the foundation for values-based special education, Character and Citizenship Education at APSN Tanglin School is the endeavour to foster the development of socially responsible and caring citizens.

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Exploring Possibilities – Learning Goals

Learning is much more meaningful through exploration, experiments, and positive play experiences.

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Information Communication Technology – The Enabler

Technology has become a way of life. Information Communication Technology (ICT) in APSN Tanglin School provides opportunities for students to be independent and self-determined and transforms the processes in teaching and learning in order to add value to students' learning.

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Exploring Possibilities – Working Goals (Vocational Education)

Vocational education at APSN Tanglin School (TS) trains and prepares students to be work-ready and to participate in authentic work experiences. There are four main tracks of vocational training at APSN TS, namely Food & Beverage (F&B), Hotel & Accommodation Services, Horticulture and Retail Operations. Students embark on work attachment programmes when they are adequately trained.

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Welcome to APSN Tanglin School where the sporting, aesthetic, academic and other achievements of our students and staff are proudly celebrated. We are committed to discovering the innate gifts and talents in our student, nurturing and empowering them to becoming contributing members of society.

Our students have a very strong sense of pride in the school, which is demonstrated in their tireless pursuit in the different domains of the curriculum, a testimony to the passion and dedication of our teachers and staff. We ensure that our curriculum is continuously reviewed and teaching practices constantly improved to engage our students meaningfully. Information Communication Technology (ICT) is a key enabler for teaching and learning while Character & Citizenship Education (CCE) sets the foundation to nurture our students’ character and sense of belonging to the nation.

As you navigate through our school website, you will have a more comprehensive understanding of APSN Tanglin School and the programmes that develop our students holistically. Be immersed in a community of joy and experiences that makes us unique in preparing our students to live, learn and work in the 21st century.

Happy browsing!

Mrs Liza Ow
Principal

APSN TS at a Glance