DAS Handbook

DAS Handbook 2014

Editor:  Angela Fawcett

Managing Editor:  Deborah Hewes

DAS Handbook 2014 - Introductions
  • Welcome Message,
    Lee Siang
  • Editors Introduction,
    Emeritus Professor Angela Fawcett
  • My Journey to DAS,
    Robin Moseley
  • Vital Visionary – Robin Moseley,
    Deborah Hewes
DAS Handbook 2014 - Evaluation of DAS Programmes
  • MOE-aided DAS Literacy Programme – MAP,
    Dr Adam Oei, Lois Lim and Geetha Shantha Ram
  • MOE-aided DAS Literacy Programme Admissions: The Admission Process,
    Geetha Shantha Ram and Lois Lim
  • MOE-aided DAS Literacy Programme: Curriculum,
    Geetha Shantha Ram and Serena Tan Abdullah
  • MOE-aided DAS Literacy Programme: Quality Assurance,
    Geetha Shantha Ram and Sujatha Nair
  • Specialised Educational Services – Chinese Programme,
    Kong Yun Rui
  • Specialised Educational Services – Preschool Early Intervention,
    Wong Kah Lai
  • Specialised Educational Services – Essential Maths Programme,
    Dr Tim Bunn, Yeo Rebecca, Siti Aishah Bte Shukri and Aishah Abdullah
  • Specialised Educational Services – Specialist Tutoring,
    Anaberta Oehlers-Jaen
  • Specialised Educational Services – English Exam Skills Programme,
    Shifa Binte Shekh Nahji and Edmen Leong
  • Specialised Educational Services – Speech and Drama Arts,
    Pushpaa Arumugam
  • Specialised Educational Services – Speech and Language Therapy,
    Shuet Lian Ho
DAS Handbook 2014 - Embrace Dyslexia
  • Walking Up Hill: My Experiences as an International School Student with a Learning Difficulty,
    John Gallagher, Tufts University, Boston, USA
  • “Amazing Shortcomings, Amazing Strengths”: Beginning to Understand the Hidden Talents of Dyslexics,
    Thomas G. West, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University, USA
  • “Left Behind at the Beginning of the Race: The Paradoxes of Dyslexia” ,
    Thomas G. West, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University, USA
  • What Factors are Important to Ensure that Students with Dyslexia have a Positive Learning Experience?,
    Sean Hewes, Undergraduate Student, Teaching and Technology, University of Newcastle, Australia
    * International Baccalaureate Extended Essay in Psychology – submitted for Assessment May 2011
  • Positive Dyslexia: Working to our Strengths!?,
    Professor Rod Nicolson and Sara Agahi, The University of Sheffield, Department of Psychology
  • The Role of Positive Emotions in Learning,
    Dr Thomas W. T. Sim, Executive Director – DAS Academy
DAS Handbook 2014 - International Perspectives
  • Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties,
    Professor Steve Chinn, Educational Consultant, UK
  • Phonological Skills and Dyslexia,
    Emeritus Professor Angela Fawcett, Academic Director, Dyslexia Association of Singapore
  • Study Skills for Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education,
    Margaret Meehan
  • Dyslexia in Adolescent Dyslexics and Students,
    Emeritus Professor Angela Fawcett