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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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Mr James Ng is a Board Member of the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) since 2016. He began volunteering with APSN in 2014 as a member and is currently the Chairman for the Nominating Committee, as well as a member of the Centre for Adults Committee.

James is the Director, Principal Coach and Chief Trainer of Insights Associates Pte Ltd, a company that offers training, coaching and consultancy services to help individuals and enterprises create impactful, meeting-room style presentations that persuade and drive actions. He has more than 25 years of experience in key management roles, ranging from Marketing & Communications, Corporate Development & Strategic Planning, Merger & Acquisition, Business Development & Sales, Sales Operations as well as Strategic Accounts Management, focused primarily in Enterprise Business segment.

Prior to joining APSN, James has held positions in Economic Development Board (EDB), NCS, ASE Investments, ST Engineering, as well as running a software start-up.  He also has substantial overseas experience, having worked in the USA and China while he was with EDB and NCS respectively.

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