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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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APSN Chaoyang School

APSN Chaoyang School caters to children with mild intellectual disability and mild autism, between ages 7 and 12. Upon graduation from APSN Chaoyang School, the students will proceed to APSN Katong School or APSN Tanglin School for secondary education.


APSN Katong School

APSN Katong School caters to children with mild intellectual disability and mild autism between 7 and 16 years old. It is the only APSN School which runs both the Primary (7 to 12 years old) and Secondary (13 to 16 years old) curriculum.


APSN Student Care Centre

APSN Student Care Centre is located in APSN Chaoyang School, and provides before and after school care programmes for students with special needs, aged 7 to 18. Services are available to students from APSN and students from other Special Education (SPED) schools to provide a secure and nurturing environment for children with working parents.

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