About Us

Seri Mengasih Centre is a charity non-government organisation known as the Registered Trustees of Seri Mengasih Trust; relying mainly on fundraising projects, and public donations for its operation costs.

It operates as a special developmental day training centre providing specialized training for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities from as young as 4 years old up to adulthood.

In January 1981, it was established as the first special education school in Sabah for this category of students.

Intellectual and developmental disabilities include the following types:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Below average intelligence of IQ 70 and below
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chromosome Abnormalities; for examples – Down syndrome, William syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome and others
Seri Mengasih Centre at Tanjung Aru Building
Likas Sports Complex - the original building before it was demolished
Class of 1981 - Canadian Principal, 3 local teachers, 1 general helper & first batch of 10 students
Teaching sessions being conducted in the footballers' changing room (Pic 1)

Our History

Learn more about how we started, our background stories, and see how far we've come since then.

Our Mission & Goals

Find out more about Seri Mengasih Centre mission and goals for our students and the community.


Seri Mengasih Centre

Seri Mengasih Centre is a charity non-governmental organisation known as the Registered Trustees of Seri Mengasih Trust.