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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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Ms Michele Yip (Senior Manager, Infocomm)

Michele joined APSN in 2018. Prior to the Social Services sector, she has led IT roles at a spectrum of industries ranging from Technology, E-Commerce, Media, Agricultural, Chemical and FMCG. Leisurely, she also developed an on-demand based mobile application to aid freelancers in expanding their reach to the local communities for business services.

Michele holds a Masters of Science in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems from London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and currently leads the Infocomm department of APSN.

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