Rebecca Shalinah

Senior Educational Therapist 

Rebecca has been with Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) since 2014. She is an Associate Lecturer with DAS Academy where she hopes to share her experiences and insights with educators and parents. She believes that every child has potential regardless of their difficulties and she hopes to provide a safe learning environment for her students to discover their potential. She also provides intervention in Literacy skills as well as in Mathematics. Rebecca has completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs and Specialist Diploma in Specific Learning Differences. She is currently pursuing her Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching with National Technological University (NTU-NIE). She is also trained by Marshall Cavendish Institute to teach Primary Mathematics. Rebecca is a member of Register of Educational Therapist Asia (RETA)

 

She is an associate lecturer in the following course:

  

Specialist Diploma in Specific Learning Differences

- Understanding Dyslexia
- Dyslexia and Literacy Teaching
- Dyscalculia and Literacy Teaching
- IEP Planning for SpLD Learners
- Supporting SpLD Learners in English Language Exam Skills
- Supporting SpLD Learners in FEHE
- Teaching Morphology to SpLD Learners
- Supporting SpLD Learners in Advance English Literacy
- Specific Differences in Practice

 

Specialist Diploma in Education Therapy (English Support)

- Dyslexia and The Essential Literacy Approach
- Applied Education Therapy
- Enhancing Classroom Instruction

 

Highest Qualification

Post Graduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (University of South Wales, UK)
Bachelor of Science in Business (Singapore University of Social Sciences)
Specialist Diploma in Specific Learning Differences
Professional Certificate Course in Numeracy Support

Joanne Tan

Senior Educational Therapist

Joanne has been in the education field for more than 5 years. With a strong belief that all learners can learn, she joined the DAS to learn the knowledge and skills to support learners with dyslexia. Her passionate interest is in exploring various methods to support her students in their academic achievements. Being part of the academy gives Joanne the opportunity to share her experiences and insights with educators and parents. Joanne is a member of the Register of Educational Therapists (Asia) and is currently pursuing her Masters of Arts in Special Educational Needs. This would propel her farther in understanding the field of SpLD and how theory can promote excellence in practice.

 

She is an associate lecturer in the following courses:

 

Specialist Diploma in Educational Therapy (English Support)

- Applied Educational Therapy

- Dyslexia and the Essential Literacy Approach

- Enhancing Classroom Instruction

 

Specialist Diploma in Specific Learning Differences

- Supporting SpLD Learners in Advanced English Literacy Skills

- Dyscalculia and Numeracy Teaching

- Dyslexia and Literacy Teaching 

- Specific Learning Differences in Practice

 

Highest Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (University of South Wales, UK)

Siti Mariam

Senior Educational Therapist

Mariam believes that each young individual is unique and 'a diamond in the rough.' With more than 8 years of teaching experience, Mariam is a strong advocate in helping young individuals with dyslexia reach their highest potential. A member of the Register of Educational Therapists (Asia), Mariam enjoys learning with and from other educators and parents through various sharing platforms. Due to complete her Masters of Arts in Special Educational Needs soon, Mariam hopes that she can put her increasing wealth of knowledge into further useful practice.

 

She is an associate lecturer in the following courses:

 

Specialist Diploma in Educational Therapy (English Support)

- Applied Educational Therapy

- Dyslexia and the Essential Literacy Approach

- Enhancing Classroom Instruction

 

Specialist Diploma in Specific Learning Differences

- Supporting SpLD Learners in Advanced English Literacy Skills

- Dyscalculia and Numeracy Teaching

- Dyslexia and Literacy Teaching 

- Specific Learning Differences in Practice

 

Highest Qualification

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Central Queensland University, Australia)

 

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