The Asia Pacific Journal of Developmental Differences (APJDD) will be unique in addressing a range of special educational needs including dyslexia, autism, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, ADHD in the Asian context. The journal will cover theory into practice and will provide a showcase for research in the Asian context as well as highlighting research areas that have implications for further research within Asia and beyond.

Vol 1, No 1 (Jan 2014) Vol 1, No 2 (Jul 2014)
Vol 2, No 1 (Jan 2015) Vol 2, No 2 (Jul 2015)
Vol 3, No 1 (Jan 2016) Vol 3, No 2 (Jul 2016)
Vol 4, No 1 (Jan 2017) Vol 4, No 2 (Jul 2017)

Editorial Board



Professor Angela Fawcett, Academic Director DAS, Emeritus professor Swansea University, Honorary professor , University of Sheffield. Former editor-in-chief of Dyslexia an international journal of research and practice, from 2004 -2010, and currently Executive editor of that journal.

Executive Editors

Professor John Everatt, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Managing Editor

Deborah Hewes, Head – Publicity and Publications, Dyslexia Association of Singapore

Associate Editors

  • Professor Hugh Catts, Florida State University, USA
  • Professor James Chapman, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Professor Steve Chinn, Educational Consultant, UK
  • Professor Kevin Kien Hoa Chung, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Kate Curawalla, President, Maharashtra Dyslexia Association, Mumbai, India
  • Dr Kristiantini Dewi, Dyslexia Association of Indonesia
  • Dr Shirley Egley, University of Wales, University of South Wales, UK
  • Dr Gad Elbeheri, Dean, Australian College of Kuwait
  • Professor Ester Geva, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Dr Aziz Abu Hassan, Vice President, Dyslexia Association of Malaysia
  • Professor Connie Ho, University of Hong Kong
  • Professor Sunil Karande, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
  • Junko Kato MD, Japan Dyslexia Research Association
  • Professor Sharanjeet-Kaur, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Professor Amanda Kirby, University of South Wales, UK
  • Dr Lim Boon Hock, Special Education Consultant, Malaysia
  • Dr Beth O'Brien, National Institute of Education, Singapore
  • Dr Dino Ocampo, Philippine Dyslexia Foundation, Philippines
  • Professor Ong Puay Hoon, Dyslexia Association of Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Professor Kenneth Poon, National Institute of Education, Singapore  
  • Dr John Rack, Director of Education and Policy, Dyslexia Action
  • Dr Gavin Reid Educational Consultant, Canada
  • Associate Professor Susan Rickard Liow, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Dr Kate Saunders, CEO, British Dyslexia Association, UK
  • Dr Thomas Sim, Principal Educational Therapist, Metacognition
  • Dr Purboyo Solek, Dyslexia Association of Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Professor Su-Jan Lin, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
  • Professor Akira Uno, Tsukuba University
  • Professor Taeko N. Wydell, Brunel University, UK
  • Associate Professor Dongbo Zhang, Univeristy of Michigan, USA (formerly National Institute of Education, Singapore)