ANS is a platform for Social Service Agencies (SSAs) serving the autism community in Singapore and other stakeholders to create public awareness and mobilise support for the autism cause. It was formed in April 2015.
The founding organisations are: Autism Association (Singapore) (AA(S)), Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) (ARC), Rainbow Centre Singapore (RC) and St. Andrew’s Autism Centre (SAAC). AWWA joined as a partner in 2016.
ANS seeks to be more effective in addressing the needs of more than 50,000 persons on the autism spectrum in Singapore. Participation in ANS is open to other SSAs, government and related stakeholders.