Centre for Child
Development &
Early Intervention

The Centre provides both individual and group based learning for children with special needs. Uses structure teaching and focus on the strength and learning style of the child. The intervention program and techniques will be similarly to the program at the University of North Carolina, a world renowned institute that helps children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Other programs include the transition / school readiness program where the child is prepared for the transition from SPED to mainstream school as well as Handwriting development program based on Handwriting Without Tears, an effective program to help children with special needs develop good handwriting skills. The main goal is to help child develop into an individual with all rounded abilities who is able to live independently and have a good quality of life.

Our Curricula Includes

Jolly Phonics

A synthetic phonics program which has five main components which are learning the letter sounds, learning letter formation, blending for reading, identifying the sounds in words for writing, and tricky words.

Numicon

A distinctive multi-sensory approach to children’s mathematical learning that emphasizes three key aspects: communicating mathematically, exploring relationships, and generalizing.

Structured Teaching (TEACCH)

TEACCH programme is an evidence-based practice based at the University of North Carolina. It is based on the unique learning needs of children with autism.

Activity-Based Intervention (ABI)

ABI is an approach for working with young children that aims to develop functional skills by embedding the goals into their routines and activities. Multiple learning opportunities are provided throughout.

1 to 1 ABA

ABA is a research-based strategy which utilises well-established principles of learning to improve behaviour. Strategies that are commonly used in the centre include discrete trial training and reward system.

Speech Therapy

Our speech therapist is certified by the Allied Health Professions Council (APHC).