OUR EDUCATIONAL ADVISORS

 
Hani Zohra Muhamad

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Hani Zohra Muhamad is a Lead Educational Therapist and an Educational Advisor (EA). Hani joined the Dyslexia Association of Singapore in 2006 and has over the years been teaching and working with students with dyslexia and other co-morbidities such as ADHD and SLI. As an EA, Hani contributes to the mentoring and training of new educational therapists, as well as support colleagues with challenging students. Hani holds a Masters Degree in Education (Special Education) from Nanyang Tehcnological University (NIE-NTU), a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Management from University of London (UOL) and a Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers (Dyslexia). Hani is also a member of the Register of Educational Therapist Asia (RETA).
 
 
Sumathi D/O Krishna Kumar
 
Sumathi D/O Krishna Kumar is a Senior Educational Therapist and an Educational Advisor at the DAS. As an Educational Advisor, she contributes to the area of Staff Professional Development. Sumathi has a Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Differences from the London Metropolitan University and has been active in the area of specialized educational services for over 6 years. Her recent research involved a collaboration with 2 colleagues in a study of a comparative analysis of 2 mentoring approaches at the DAS that was showcased at the BDA International Conference 2016. She is also a member of the Register of Educational Therapists(ASIA). She looks forward to and is excited about participating in future educational prospects.
 
Pratyusha Sridhar
 
Pratyusha Sridhar is a Senior Educational Therapist and an Educational Advisor (EA) with the Staff Professional Development Division at the DAS. Pratyusha has a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Bradford, a Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs from the University of Wales, Newport and over 4 and a half years of experience working with Dyslexic learners. She is also a member of the Register of Educational Therapists, Asia (RETA). As an EA, Pratyusha assists in the training (lecturing and mentoring) of new Educational Therapists (EdTs), conducts yearly Quality Assurance Audits and renders support to EdTs who have students with challenging literacy/behavioural needs. Her areas of interest include psychology and eastern philosophy.
 
Sharyfah Fitriya
 
Sharyfah holds a Master in Special Educational Needs  from University of South Wales, United Kingdom. She obtained her Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences at University of Queensland, Australia. Prior to joining DAS, she had worked with students with schizophrenia and mood disorder for a year. She has over 5 years experience in working with students with dyslexia. As an Educational Advisor, her present role focuses on training and mentoring programme to trainee Educational Therapists to ensure a seamless and consistent delivery in the quality of teaching at DAS.
 
Tarsheeni Tania Rajoo
 
Tarsheeni Tania Rajoo has been an Educational Therapist with the DAS since 2013 and an Associate Educational Advisor(AEA) since 2016.
Tarsheeni has a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, a Diploma in Business Management from Nanyang Polytechnic, a Specialist Diploma in Specific Learning Differences (SpLD) from the DAS Academy  and over 3 and a half years of experience working with dyslexic learners. She is also a member of the Register of Educational Therapists (ASIA).  As an AEA, Tarsheeni is involved in the mentoring and training of new Educational Therapists.
 
In 2015, she was awarded the MAP Educational Therapist of the year award.  Ms.Tarsheeni continues to aspire to help and provide quality service to dyslexic children and youths and assist them in developing their strengths and passion.
 
 
Nur Ashabiena Mohd Ashraff

Nur Ashabiena Mohd Ashraff works in the DAS as an Educational Therapist since 2016. Nur Ashabiena graduated from the University of Wollongong (Australia) with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Upon graduation, she has rendered her service to various organizations; she volunteered as a Mind Stimulation Activity (MSA) facilitator with NKF where she created activities that encourage dialysis patients to keep their minds engaged and active during dialysis, she has also worked as a temporary research assistant with NIE where she conducted 1-1 cognitive testing with students age 5 to 6 years old. To ensure that she practices what she preaches, Nur Ashabiena has decided to volunteer as a stroke befriender with SNSA where she conducted counseling sessions for stroke patients at KTPH and TTSH. Her passion in making a difference in the lives of others has led her to join the DAS as an Educational Therapist where she believes that she can make a difference in the lives of children, the future generation. Nur Ashabiena graduated with a Specialist Diploma in Educational Therapy (DAS Academy) and currently, she is also an Educational Advisor (EA). She has been giving support to other Educational Therapists, as well as, conducted training for the new batch of Educational Therapists. Nur Ashabiena is also a member of the Register of Educational Therapists- Asia (RETA).

 

Sathi Menon

Sathi is a Senior Educational Therapist and an Educational Advisor (EA) from the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) with over 10 years of experience working with students in mainstream schools and special schools. In the DAS, she supports students with dyslexia in the MOE-Aided English Literacy Programme (MAP) and SES Maths Programme. She also mentors and supports new educational therapists. Her educational qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with Psychology (SIM University), Diploma in Special Education (National Institute of Education), Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (University of South Wales) and Certificate in Mathematics Teaching – Primary (Marshall Cavendish). She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Special Educational Needs (MA SEN) with the University of South Wales (USW) in UK. She is also a member of Register of Educational Therapists Asia (RETA).