Siti Ermah Binte
Special Education Teacher
Siti graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Art in Social Work. Siti’s interest in Special Education started when she was volunteering during her university days in a local special school specifically in an early intervention programme in the school. Siti has extensive years of experience working in an Early Intervention Centre. She has more than 8 years of experience working in an early intervention setting. She has worked as a social worker in a Voluntary Welfare Organization (VWO) Early intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) working closely with the families in the centre. Her roles include conducting Parents meeting with the multidisciplinary team and also Parent Support Group.
Siti gained her teaching experience when she joined Metta School teaching children with special needs aged 7 to 15 years old presenting with various needs such as Mild Intellectual Disability, Down Syndrome and Autism. She is familiar with the Workplace Numeracy and Literacy Skills. She also has experience working with youth-at-risk in a mainstream school setting. Her interest to work with young children and passion to help children with special needs have led her to join as a Special Educator in a private early intervention centre. Prior to joining the centre, Siti has worked in SBCC Child Development as an Early Intervention Programme Teacher.
Siti is passionate to help young children with special needs to develop their potential and support the child by working closely with other professionals in the team and most importantly with the families and the caregivers. Siti follows a child-centred and family centred ethos in her practice. She engages student with compassion and care as well as provide adequate supports for families through education families about their children’s needs.