DAS Research

IDA Conference 2015

A Tech initiative starts with 'HEARTware': A look at the Integrative Technology Initiative (ITI) at Dyslexia Association of Singapore

Geetha Shantha Ram

Soofrina Binte Mubarak

The Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) has always adopted an inclusive approach to technology in its literacy classrooms as increased use of technology can facilitate students with specific learning differences to learn and lead productive lives.

In 2005, touch typing software and phonics-based software complemented literacy lessons.

Backed by supportive leadership and armed with new innovations, devices and access to world-class technology,  DAS strives to keep abreast with educational technology.

Screening of Dyslexia in Singapore: The Use of Computerized Screening and Parental Ratings on a Checklist Investigated

Tan Wah Pheow, Sim Wei Jun, Justina Tan, Julian Tan, Liow Jia Jie (TP), Lois Lim, Chua Minqi (DAS)

The present study investigates the predictive validity of 2 screening devices currently employed by the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS):
•Lucid Rapid Dyslexia Screening (Lucid Rapid)
•Learning Difficulties Checklist (LDC)