The visionĀ of the Southeast Asia Association for Special Education (SAASEd) is to improve the quality of life and service delivery for all individuals with special needs in Southeast Asia .


The mission of SAASEd is to:

  • promote awareness and understanding of issues and developments related to the education and welfare of individuals with special needs throughout the Southeast Asia;
  • promote professional exchange between professionals in special education, family members and individuals in related disciplines in Southeast Asia;
  • encourage and promote research to advance the field of special education and share that information through official publications in Southeast Asia;
  • promote continuing education in special education in Southeast Asia; and,
  • work collaboratively with other special education organizations for Southeast Asia promotion of the interests of individuals with special needs.