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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 Rick Lim joined APSN in 2011 and is currently Deputy Director. Prior to the appointment, he has served as the Head of Infocomm & Projects, as well as the Deputy Centre Director of APSN Centre for Adults. Rick has over 20 years of experience in IT and Business in various major financial institutions (JP Morgan, Standard Chartered) and local Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Rick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Modelling at National University of Singapore. Since 1997, he has also been a member of both the Singapore Computer Society and Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

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