Overview of ARC(S)

Overview of ARC(S)

Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) or ARC(S) is a not-for-profit charity based in Singapore officially registered in year 2000. It was started by a group of professionals and parent volunteers dedicated to serving children and adults on the autism spectrum to help these individuals lead meaningful and independent lives in society.

ARC(S)'s Mission

To help individuals on the autism spectrum maximise their potential in life through advocacy and provision of services in education, employment and empowerment of family caregivers / professionals.

The establishment of ARC(S) was a response to the growing concern that the needs of this diverse population of individuals on the spectrum go beyond existing provision.

ARC(S) adopts a co-ordinated, multi-pronged approach to serving individuals on the autism spectrum through awareness, advocacy and empowerment.

    Highlight the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum and to increase understanding of the condition.
    Advocate for a wide range of services that will enable individuals on the autism spectrum to maximize their potential.
    Empower individuals on the spectrum, their parents and caregivers as well as the professional team, through education and training.

To ensure individuals on the autism spectrum realise their maximum potential with the support of their caregivers and professional team, ARC(S) provides a wide range of core services: Early Intervention, Pathlight School, Autism Training, Student Enrichment, Employability & Employment Centre, Library and Information Services.

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