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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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Mrs Liza Ow started her career as a teacher and joined APSN in 1990. Since 2015, she has been the Principal of APSN Tanglin School and received her 25-Years Long Service Award in the same year.

Liza holds a Masters in Education from Monash University and a Bachelor in Special Education from Flinders University of South Australia. Her other certification accreditation includes Certificate in Special Needs Education and Special Education Leadership Programme from NIE-NTU, as well as Certificate in Executive Leadership Programme from the University of Western Australia Business School.

Liza is also an EXCO and Life member of Special Olympics Singapore.

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