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 alumnus 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.
Our Campaign Storyends 30 Sep 2020, 11:59 PM
Hello :) We're Team Special Needs YOU!, a Youth For Causes (YFC) team collaborating with Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) to raise funds and advocate for the need to build an inclusive society for our beneficiaries to integrate into while starting meaningful connections with persons with special needs.
We believe that every single person has the ability to succeed. We just need to look beyond their disabilities to discover their potential and unique capabilities. APSN provides persons with special needs a safe space and platform to learn new skills and develop their talent to become active contributors of society and lead dignified, fulfilling and independent lives.
Through our campaign, we hope to showcase and celebrate the talents of persons with special needs and let the world know that they are not disabled -- just differently-abled. Ultimately, we wish to convey the message that we are not that different from each other, just special in our own ways.
YOUR support will help us in our efforts to realise APSN's vision of empowering the lives of persons with special needs for an engaged community and inclusive society.
Be a part of our journey and make a difference in the lives of persons with special needs today!
For more information on Team Special Needs YOU, do head over to our Instagram page to support our initiatives: @specialneeds.you
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.