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Association for Persons with Special Needs

Sector: Special Needs, Children, Youths, Disabled, Education, Intellectual Disability
Participated in the YFC programme before?: Yes
Name of Representative Karen Tan
Contact Number 67089782

Description of Organization
Since 1976, APSN has been providing special education for persons with mild intellectual disability (IQ levels 50- 70) through a holistic approach in the development of academic, vocational and social competency skills. The Association provides dedicated and specialized educational pathways for young children aged 7 years and above, all the way to adulthood where they will find vocational jobs in the community.
APSN believes in developing these individuals to their fullest potential so that they can lead dignified, fulfilling and independent lives as integral members of the society. The Association runs four special education schools, namely Chaoyang School, Tanglin School, Katong School and Delta Senior School as well as a Centre for Adults (CFA) where clients are trained in a variety of vocational skills.


Intended use of funds through the YFC 2019 programme
The proceeds of the project will be used for education and training for APSN’s beneficiaries as well as capability enhancement of its instructors and professional staff.


Engaging and involving the YFC participants
We would invite the teams to our centre like we have done for the past few years to let them understand more about our organisation and our beneficiaries before we work hand in hand with them and their mentor to come up with possible projects.