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AGATHA DOREEN

SELVAMANI

Clinical Specialization

Aqidah has worked with various children with special needs in early intervention settings between 3 to 9 years of age, with the following conditions:  

  • Intellectual Disability (ID)  

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)  

  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)  

  • Angelman Syndrome  

  • Down Syndrome  

  • Global Developmental Delay (GDD)  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology with a minor in Special Needs Education from Nanyang Technological University (Expected graduation in 2025)    

  • International Baccalaureate  

Siti Aqidah Jamal

Early Intervention Teacher

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Aqidah is a dedicated educator with a passion for supporting children with special needs in their developmental journey. Since 2020, she has been actively involved in early intervention programs, specializing in assisting children with various special needs.  

 

Aqidah has accumulated extensive experience through both formal employment and freelance work.   In these roles, she has provided invaluable support to children, both academically and in their functional adaptive skills.  Additionally, she specialises in targeted functional movement exercises for children with physical disabilities so as to improve fine and gross motor abilities. Her commitment to personalized care and attention has contributed significantly to the progress and well-being of the children under her guidance. 

 

Aqidah adopts a holistic approach to teaching, recognizing the unique strengths and challenges of each child. She prioritizes creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every child feels valued and supported. Aqidah has familiarity with ABA style teaching, Functional Behavioural Analysis (FBA) and Discrete Trial Training (DTT) methods from previous work experiences and in her undergraduate programme. Through innovative teaching methods and individualized support plans, she empowers children to reach their full potential and foster independence in their daily lives. 

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