Shakthi Sathiasilan

Shakthi Sathiasilan

  • Senior Educational Therapist
  • RETA Member
  • Sengkang Learning Centre

Shakthi has been an Educational Therapist with the Dyslexia Association of Singapore since 2015. She works with both preschoolers with early learning difficulties as well as primary and secondary school students with dyslexia. Shakthi is also a Preschool Core Team member which handles programme matters.

Shakthi is deeply interested in the application of research in teaching and is additionally a part of the Research Committee in DAS. She is also a member of the Register of Educational Therapist Asia (RETA) and enjoys learning in general but most of all from children.


  • Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs
  • Specialist Diploma in Educational Therapy Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)


  • Suarez LA and Sathiasilan S (2014) Visuo-spatial memory and language acquisition skills of bilinguals with different writing systems. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology. In: CBP 2014: 3rd Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology, 24-25 February 2014, Singapore
  • Wong, K.L and Sathiasilan , S.B. (2018) Evaluating an Early Literacy Intervention in Singapore. Asia Pacific Journal of Developmental Differences Vol. 5, No. 1, January 2018, pp. 43—57 DOI: 10.3850/S2345734118000049


  • UNITE SpLD 2017 - RETA Case Management Presentation: Supporting Challenging Learners
  • DAS Preschool Seminar 2019 – Building Comprehension Skills for Preschoolers
  • UNITE SpLD 2019 - Incorporating Technology in Comprehension Instruction for Preschool Children

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