Overview of Autism Association (Singapore)

Overview of Autism Association (Singapore)

The Autism Association (Singapore) is one of the Social Service Organisations in Singapore, dedicated to supporting and serving individuals with autism to maximise their potential, helping them lead meaningful and quality lives in society. 

 

Milestones

AA(S) Milestones

 

Mission Statement

To initiate, organise and support provision of a broad spectrum at services for people with autism in Singapore. Such services to encompass education, vocational and life skills training and residential care.

Objectives

  • To identify, promote and encourage the treatment, education, welfare and acceptance of persons with autism. Also to watch over, protect and act in the interests of persons with autism and autistic-like features.
  • To stimulate public awareness and understanding of autism, and to promote community involvement and support for persons with autism and their families.
  • To familiarize and advise the community of the special skills, services as well as understanding necessary for the care and management of persons with autism so as to assist such persons to develop their full potential.
  • To encourage, promote and facilitate research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of autism and associated conditions.
  • To do such other things as are conducive or incidental to the attainment of the above objects or any of them, the Association may:
    • provide assistance and advice for families of persons with autism.
    • provide and maintain suitable premises and equipment for the purposes of the Association. To encourage and promote establishment and improvement of day care and residential centres and other facilities for the training, development and support of people with autism.
    • provide publications, courses and other facilities for imparting of knowledge and exchange of ideas in respect of autism.
    • liaise with government departments and other organizations, agencies, professionals and other persons within the country and outside, interested in having expert knowledge in the welfare of persons with autism.
    • safe-keep the income and property of the Association whenever derived, for sole application towards the promotion of the objects of the Association and ensure that no portion thereof shall be transferred directly or indirectly by way of profit to members.

 

Our Core Values

  • Character
  • Competence
  • Compassion
  • Conviction
  • Contribution
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