How Your Donation Makes a Difference
$12 covers one week of meals for an adult trainee working in a sheltered enterprise.
$25 supports one full-day social workshop for an adult alumni with special needs.
$75 provides an hour of counselling services for a person with special needs.
$100 provides one week of training support to prepare a trainee for open employment.
About Campaignends 31 Dec 2018, 11:59 PM
ACC encompasses a wide range of facilities under the four pillars of Live, Learn, Grow, Play, which focuses on the core aspects of our beneficiaries' lives. The main features of ACC are a fully equipped Healthcare Enclave, Sports Hub and the provision of a One Stop Advisory solution. With these offerings in place, our beneficiaries will experience a unified, inclusive environment where they will learn and engage with individuals from various communities.
About the Charity
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 16 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.