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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 Leonard Lim is a Board Member of Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) since 2015. He began volunteering with APSN in 2014 as a member and is currently the Treasurer of the Centre for Adults Committee, as well as a member of the Schools Management Committee.

A retiree, Leonard has previously served as a business advisor for small and medium-sized enterprises in the last decade and is also a marketing practitioner for various multinational companies for more than 20 years. He is currently serving as a Board Member with Singapore Association for the Deaf.

Leonard holds a Master of Arts from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Business Administration from National University of Singapore.

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