Visit by Minister Chan Chun Sing to ARC-NTUC Fairprice Training Site in Pathlight Campus 2
17 April 2013
Mr Chan Chun Sing, Acting Minister for Social & Family Development visited a training site run by Autism Resource Centre’s (ARC) Employability & Employment Centre (E2C) on 17 April 2013. Thank you Minister for visiting us and for pledging to provide adult employment opportunities for people with special needs. We also wish to thank NTUC Fairprice, and specifically CEO Mr Seah Kian Peng for being willing to work with us to walk that extra mile and have the systems and structures in place to make this work!
World Autism Awareness Week 2013
2 to 8 April 2013
Every year , autism organisations throughout the world celebrate the event with interesting awareness events reaching out to members of the public. In Singapore, several unique events were organized. Much awareness was generated, as information brochures about autism were freely distributed to those who participated in these events.
ARC Social and Leisure Club (SLC) Visits Peace-Connect Neighbourhood Link (PCNL)
29 September 2012
The ARC Social Leisure Club (SLC) is a social hub for Pathlighters who have graduated from school. This September, we went on our first community service project, a visit to Peace-Connect Neighbourhood Link (PCNL) in Kampong Glam to play host to 50 old folks. This pilot community project was a heartwarming success. True enough, given the opportunity and belief, our members are capable of opening new doors. We look forward to more community service projects in future!
The Harvard Din & Tonics Meet Pathlighter
4 August 2012
This was a day of excitement for 6 students of the Pathlight Schoolhouse Jam performing group. They have practiced hard for 3 months to sing with the Harvard Din & Tonics for their first public and audience paying performance, The National Din Parade concert in School of The Arts (SOTA) Concert Hall.
A Very Special Walk 2012
27 July 2011
AMOUNT RAISED : $483,000.
A VERY SPECIAL WALK 2012 took place on 14 July 2012, with the target to raise funds for the recently launched Employability and Employment Centre (E2C). Thus the theme this year was, "With training and support, people with autism can work".
World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD): Autism Seminar for Healthcare Professionals and Caregivers
31 March 2011
In conjunction with World Autism Awareness Day, Duke-NUS Medical School, in collaboration with Autism Association (S), Autism Resource Centre (S), Rainbow Centre, St. Andrew’s Autism Centre, organised a seminar series for caregivers and healthcare professionals.
World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD): Light It Up Blue Campaign
30 March 2011
To commemorate World Autism Awareness Day, key landmark structures in Singapore were lighted blue this year as part of the Light It Up Blue campaign. Here is ARC and Pathlight School joining in the cause.
ARC Launches Employability and Employment Centre for Adults with Autism
19 March 2011
The Autism Resource Centre (ARC) has officially launched the Employability and Employment Centre (E2C) - an employment service that is the first of its kind in Singapore for adults with autism.
Street CLAP! 2011 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Watch this space for event photos!
2 December 2011
Ohana concept, "no one is left behind"
Part of Central Singapore Community Development Council’s Project Include
Our commitment to building an inclusive community where everyone is accepted for who you are
Audience was treated to an inclusive concert by performers with and without special needs
A Very Special Walk 2011
30 July 2011
Total Amount Raised: $582,363
"There's a Hero In Me". Not only did AVSW 2011 bring everyone together for fun and exercise, it also brought in much needed funds for youths and adults with autism to help them lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives! A BIG THANK YOU to all!!
It's Play Time for ARC & Pathlight Staff At Universal Studios Singapore!
24 June 2011
ARC and Pathlight School recognize that it is not just about work all the time. As part of its team building exercise, ARC/Pathlight brought more than 200 of its staff to Universal Studios Singapore on 24 June 2011 for a day of fun! Everyone had an absolute blast that day!
'Art for Autism' Exhibition
6 May 2011
To commemorate 2011 World Autism Awareness Day, Pathlight School staged their first panel of eight artists in the 'Art for Autism' Exhibition on from 1 to 3 April 2011, aiming to raise the level of awareness of the special talents of people with autism.
Street CLAP! Concert
3 December 2010
To celebrate International Day for People with Disabilities, a very special Amazing Race as well as a Street CLAP! concert took place on 3rd December 2010. Read more in the coverage by VOICES by Central Singapore Community Development Council.
A Very Special Walk 2010
13 August 2010
Total Amount Raised: $377,966.85
Thanks to our main sponsor, ST Telemedia and the many supporters, we enjoyed 8 movie screenings at various locations within Pathlight School.
The best news of all – we exceeded our fundraising target. A HUGE THANK YOU to all!
Autism Lifespan WeCAN Learning Congress 2010
560 delegates witnessed the official launch of the Autism Lifespan WeCAN Learning Congress 2010 by Guest of Honour, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports on 1 June 2010. The opening of the Congress was attended by more than 60 invited guests who have in one way or another supported the autism community in Singapore.
AUTISM: The Musical
18 September 2009
ARC (S) was pleased to host our first movie event on Friday 18 September 2009. The event was kindly sponsored by the U.S. Embassy Singapore.
A Very Special Walk 2008
12 July 2008
A BIG THANK YOU to all who have contributed to the success of this event! The turn-out was great and what fun we had! Hope everyone who attended had a memorable Saturday. Do check out this space for the event coverage!
'Christmas isn’t Christmas until….'
Total Amount Raised: $132,602
Dance Spectrum International (DSI) presented the dance performance “Christmas isn’t Christmas until…”, on 1st and 2nd December at the Victoria Theatre. The event helped to raise funds for the Pathlight School Building Fund.
A Very Special Walk 2007
Total Amount Raised: $520,791.50
This year we has to increase our target amount to $500,000. The New Building Project was in the planning process and we were time-pressed to raise sufficient funds to enable construction to start.
Thank you all sincerely for helping us meet our target yet again!
A Very Special Walk 2006
Thank you for making A Very Special Walk 2006 a success again!
With the support from Chong Boon Secondary School, 01 Raffles Scouts/ Gryphons Alumni, this fund raising event managed to raise a total gross of $375,218.95 for the Pathlight School Building Fund and Poor and Needy Fund.
A Very Special Walk 2005
A great crowd of 800 participants turned up at the usually serene Marina City Park A for A VERY SPECIAL WALK, jointly organized by Gryphons Alumni (ex scouts from Raffles Institution), Rainbow Centre and Pathlight School.