Sheryl is our Senior Speech Therapist.
She graduated from the University of Sydney, Australia with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Speech Pathology. She is also a member of the Speech and Hearing Association of Singapore (SHAS).
Whilst in Australia, Sheryl was able to gain experience in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehabilitation centres, kindergartens and one-to-one clinic settings. In Singapore she has provided parent-training workshops and worked closely with caregivers, teachers and support staff of clients that she saw on an individual basis. She strongly believes in a holistic approach to therapy that involves all aspects of the client’s life to help the client reach his/her potential.
Sheryl is experienced in providing therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, pure language delay, language delays related to other conditions, global developmental delay, articulation difficulties, fluency difficulties, feeding difficulties, pragmatic difficulties and dyspraxia.
Kathy is our Educational Expert.
She’s an experienced professional with 12 years of experience working with mainstream children and with children who have special learning needs. Kathy is passionate about working with children in furthering their holistic development and nurturing them to achieve their full abilities. She has had the opportunity to facilitate the learning process for children from 2 to 10 years old, designing age appropriate, creative and interactive activities that improve their learning and fundamental skills while addressing their individual needs. She believes that it is truly gratifying to play a part in developing the spirit of inquiry among the children and helping them attain their potential. Kathy is a patient and self-motivated educationalist.
Suresh is our Educational and Behavior Therapist.
He has worked with children with various needs for the last 15 years.
His areas of focus for children have been:
- School readiness, not just academically, but also in terms of social interactions with adults and peers.
- Helping children who need improvement in their daily living skills to be less dependent on caregivers for their self-care.
- Problem eating and mealtime behavior management during meal times for children.
Suresh graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2000. While working in a local private hospital with adults and children, he realized his love for working with children and they have been the focus of his work ever since.
Ruth is our Senior Occupational Therapist.
Ruth completed her occupational therapy degree in the University of Sydney (Australia, NSW) in 2002. She was awarded the International Merit Student Scholarship in the 2nd year of her degree.
She has worked in a range of different types of settings, including private clinics, public hospitals and community health organizations both in Sydney, Australia and in Singapore.
She has more than 14 years of working experience as an occupational therapist. That includes specialty areas like occupational health, general rehabilitation, inpatient care, low vision rehab and community paediatrics.
She worked in the paediatric and school services team that assesses and trains children with vision impairment and other disabilities (physical, sensory, general developmental delay, learning challenges) both in their homes, schools and clinics.
Since returning to Singapore about 6 years ago, she has worked with children of all ages and various conditions including ADHD, autism, general developmental delay, low vision, dyslexia, dyspraxia, motor co-ordination issues, neurological conditions, handwriting concerns, sensory processing issues, general learning difficulties, social and behavioral issues.
Hanum is our Intervention & Educational Expert.
She has had over 12 years of experience working with children with special needs and mainstream children. One of her focus has been imparting early literary and numeracy to children between the ages of 18 months to 6 years old. This helps ensure a streamlined integration for these children. Another area of focus has been to help children, especially those with development needs, learn self-help skills and encourage them with social interactions with other children.
The children under her care will be encouraged to work independently so that they are able to apply it in their day to day routines. She is also an expert trainer in simple reading, numeracy recognition and writing competency.