Faculty/Staff

Adjunct Lecturers

Melcher Tan

Senior Educational Therapist - RETA Member

Melcher is an Educational Therapist for the Main Literacy Programme and is involved in the design of the curriculum. He graduated with an honour’s degree in English Language from National University of Singapore, and is keenly interested in the power of language, and its development in young learners. As Ludwig Wittgenstein said, a person’s understanding […]

Nur Alia Bte Salim

Senior Educational Therapist and Curriculum Developer - RETA Fellow

Nur Alia teaches students with Dyslexia in both the Main Literacy Programme (MLP) and the Essential Maths Programme. Other than her passion for teaching students with learning difficulties, Nur Alia’s interest also lies in curriculum development. She is in the English Language and Literacy Department (ELL)’s Curriculum Team. As a Curriculum Developer, she is part […]

Tammy Wong

Speech & Language Therapist

Tammy is a Speech and Language Therapist who joined the DAS in January 2018. Her primary scope of work involves conducting assessment and individual or group therapy for children with speech, language and communication needs. She is also involved in presenting at workshops for special education and mainstream school teachers, parents and caregivers. Since joining […]

Juzailah Amin

Senior Educational Therapist & Curriculum Developer - RETA Associate Fellow

Juzailah Amin joined DAS in 2012 and is a Senior Educational Therapist. She was a former Allied Educator (Behavioural and Learning Support) and has been teaching students with special educational needs for 10 years. She holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs with the University of South Wales. She also has a Certificate in Dyscalculia & Numeracy […]

Sha Lan

Consultant for Chinese Programme

Sha Lan has 5 years of experience in providing Chinese and English intervention for children with dyslexia. Previously a Senior Educational Therapist at DAS, her role with the Chinese team includes curriculum development, research and teacher mentoring. Sha Lan holds a Master of Arts in Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition (Distinction) and a Postgraduate Certificate […]

Cailyn Kwan

Senior Educational Therapist - RETA Associate Fellow

Cailyn has more than four years of experience in providing Chinese language intervention for learners with dyslexia. Besides teaching, her scope of work includes research in the area of learning difficulties in Chinese, profiling, curriculum development and teacher mentoring. She is a Member with the Register of Educational Therapists (Asia). Her educational qualifications include an […]

Dr Matthew Hutt

Head of Professional Learning, University of South Wales

Dr Matthew Hutt has over 20 years of experience as a teacher and senior leader in secondary schools and colleges in Wales and England. He is currently Head of Professional Learning at USW, overseeing Level 7 courses in Leadership and Management, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, SEN/ALN and Autism, and and he has worked at […]

Dr Tan Ah Hong

Consultant, Chinese Programme

Dr Tan was a secondary school Chinese Language teacher for more than ten years before being posted to the Curriculum Development Institute of Singapore (CDIS) to design and develop curriculum. From 1996 to 1999, she was a Senior Head in the Educational Technology Division (ETD). In 2000, she was appointed as Head of Department, Mother […]

Dr Sharon Anne Drew

Senior Lecturer

Dr Sharon Drew has over 25 years of experience of working with children, young people and adults with Special Educational Needs. As a senior lecturer within the University of South Wales, she co-teaches on the MA SEN/ALN and Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties. She is also the module leader for International Perspectives on Early […]

Hani Zohra Muhamad

Educational Advisor & Lead Educational Therapist - RETA Fellow

Hani Zohra Muhamad is a Lead Educational Therapist and an Educational Advisor (EA) at the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS). She has experience teaching and working with students with dyslexia and other co-morbidities since 2007. As an EA, Hani contributes to the mentoring and training of new EdTs as well as provides support to Educational […]

Sharon Reutens

Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Sharon Reutens is a Speech-Language Therapist at the DAS, who is registered with the Allied Health Professions Council. She is a graduate of the National University of Singapore with a Master of Science (Speech and Language Pathology) and is currently pursuing a Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling). Her clinical experience involves working with preschoolers […]

Jae Tan

Lead Psychologist (Sessional)

Jae has been working for more than two decades with children and youths in various capacities including a probation officer, a secondary school teacher and currently an Educational Psychologist. She is passionate about child development and learning and her diverse experiences allow her to take a holistic view when working with individuals. Ensuring that children […]

Low Yung Ling

Sessional Registered Psychologist

Yung Ling has more than a decade of experience in the psychology field and is often a forerunner in her specialisation. Besides being one of the pioneer psychologists assessing children with difficulties in learning when the DAS first established its Assessment Service in 2002, Yung Ling has worked in public hospitals dealing with clients with […]

Ho Shuet Lian

Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Shuet Lian specialises in working with students with Dyslexia and Speech-Language Disorder. She has worked at the Dyslexia Association of Singapore for over eight years. She has a special interest in Child and Adolescent speech, language and learning. She is trained in Hanen: Learning Language and Loving It. She is also a Signposts Facilitator. She […]

Lee Er Ker

Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Lee is currently a Senior Speech-Language Therapist at the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) who is registered with the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC).  He has been in the field of early intervention and special education for more than 8 years and has helped children and teenagers diagnosed with developmental speech and language disorders, specific […]