Support for Students with Special Educational Needs

The Polytechnic seeks to develop an inclusive community that promotes a culture of openness, understanding and mutual support in order that students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) can:

  1. have a holistic education experience; and
  2. attain independent living skills and be equipped to access meaningful employment upon graduation.

Special Educational Needs Support Office

The Special Educational Needs Support Office (SSO) offers services and support for students with physical disabilities or learning disabilities.

Support Services

  • Prospective Students
    Students with SEN may contact the Admissions Office or SSO for pre-admission course advisement.
  • Current Students
    SSO provides the following support to students with SEN:
    • Coordinate support with respective Academic Schools/Centres for students with greater needs, for example, to look into physical accessibility, sourcing for assistive devices, making special arrangements related to the teaching and learning process, and access arrangements for examinations.
    • Provide ongoing emotional support for students in transition or facing challenges.
    • Provide informational resources on financial assistance, internship and preparation for future employment.

  • Financial Support
    • The Ministry of Education (MOE) has set up a SEN Fund to help students with physical, hearing or visual impairment to have adequate support for their educational needs throughout their education in the polytechnics. Eligible students with SEN can tap into the Fund to purchase Assistive Technology (AT) devices and support services.
    • Click here (DOC: 103KB) to download the SEN Fund form for more details on the eligibility criteria and application process.

  • Useful Information

Contact Us

Special Educational Needs Support Office (SSO)

Temasek Polytechnic
21 Tampines Avenue 1

Care@TP, Blk 26B, Level 1 Unit 49
Singapore 529757

Hotline: 6780 5959


Operating hours

Mon to Fri: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm 
Closed on Weekends & Public Holidays

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