Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) or ARC(S) is a not-for-profit charity based in Singapore and registered in year 2000. It was started by professional and parent volunteers dedicated to serving children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to help these individuals lead meaningful and independent lives in society.
The establishment of ARC(S) was a response to the growing concern that the needs of this diverse population of individuals with ASD go beyond existing provision.
ARC(S) adopted a co-ordinated, multi-pronged approach to serving individuals with ASD through awareness, advocacy and empowerment.
Highlight the needs of individuals with autism and to increase understanding of the disorder.
Advocate for a wide range of services that will enable individuals with autism to maximize their potential.
Empower individuals with autism, their parents and caregivers as well as the professional team, through education and training.
To ensure individuals with ASD 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.