A member of the public has informed APSN that they were approached by a Singaporean Chinese man in his early twenties selling luggage tags and keychains at The Cathay’s Starbucks outlet at around 7.30pm on 6th December. Dressed in a black Economic Development Board-branded jacket, black polo tee, dark green bermuda and slippers, the man claimed to have been instructed by teachers in APSN to raise funds by selling these products. Police report has been filed for the following incident.
Launched in June 2016, “See the True Me” is a five-year public education campaign organised by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) to raise awareness of the issues faced by the disabled and promote inclusion in Singapore. Since its launch, NCSS has worked closely with APSN on various platforms, such as print, online and radio channels to showcase the strengths and abilities of our beneficiaries and the special needs community.
Telecast at 11.15am on weekdays, 新世代芯声 – 人物采访 is an ongoing radio programme hosted by Ee Sim (高逸芯) on Capital 95.8FM. Each week, Ee Sim interviews an inspiring individual to find out more about their life stories and how he or she has impacted the community and society.
APSN Delta Senior School (DSS),supported by the Singapore Junior Chefs Club (SJCC) and Singapore Chefs Association (SCA), organised the Inter-SPED Creative Challenge for specialised and special education schools on 18 November 2017.
Mama, Anak & Papa (M.A.P) is an ongoing weekly live parenting talkshow on Suria which highlights current and pertinent parenting issues. This week, M.A.P takes a peek into the lives of M.A.P special personalities as they share what it is like being special and how parents of such children can prepare them for the world. Featuring guests include Qatrina Yusri and Herlina Salamat.
Seven Secondary 4 students from the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) Katong School interned at the Istana kitchen and Spice Garden. The opportunity arose when Mr Han Xuan Chou, a culinary trainer at APSN who had worked at the Istana for six years, contacted his previous reporting officer, Mr Sunny Seah, the head of Istana programmes and household, with the idea of internships for APSN students after the President’s recent visit to APSN Centre for Adults.
APSN was honoured to welcome President Halimah Yacob at the APSN Centre for Adults (CFA) on 15 September 2017. This was her first public event after being sworn in as President.
In line with Teacher’s Day, APSN Job Coach, Ms Rosnah and APSN Delta Senior School Graduate, Ms Fatin were featured on TODAY online and print.