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RETA/DAS PSG : Sharing Session With RETA Members and DAS Parents

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Join us for a joint sharing with RETA (www.reta.sg)members and DAS parents on managing children with dyslexia as well as other special educational needs. This discussion will aim to uncover tips and activities to support children academically and more.
Together with Ms Geetha Shanta Ram (Director, DAS), Professor Angela Fawcett will be attending this session too, as a moderator.

Title : Sharing with RETA members and DAS parents (PSG) on managing children with dyslexia as well as other special educational needs

Date/Day: 25th June 2018, Monday

Time: 7pm – 8pm

Venue: REX House, Lecture Room 2

Moderator

ANGELA FAWCETT (DR)
Emeritus Professor, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Research Consultant, Dyslexia Association of Singapore, Singapore

Professor Angela Fawcett is a leading international researcher into dyslexia and other development disabilities, encompassing a range of theoretical and applied contributions to this field. Her approach is broad and interdisciplinary ranging from child and cognitive development to educational screening and intervention, as well as development cognitive neuroscience. She is the Vice President of the British Dyslexia Association and also the Former Chair and Director of the Centre for Child Research at the Swansea University, UK.

Advisor to RETA

GEETHA SHANTHA RAM

Director of SpLD Assessment Services, Main Literacy Programme & Staff Professional Development

Geetha Shantha Ram is the Director of the English Language and Literacy (ELL) Programmes, which includes the MOE-aided DAS Literacy Programme (MAP) and has led curriculum enhancements for the DAS through the Essential Literacy Approach and the current integrated MAP curriculum. Besides ELL, Geetha oversees the SpLD Assessment Service and Staff Professional Development division. She also heads the DAS Research Committee and is an advisor in the Register of Educational therapists (Asia) (RETA). Formerly, the Assistant Director of the DAS Academy, Geetha trained Allied educators, parents and other professionals and continues to present at conferences, most recently at the 2017 International Dyslexia Association Conference.

Geetha has a Masters in English (NUS) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Distinction) (LMU) and is currently pursuing her doctorate. With over 13 years of experience supporting children and adults in the area of dyslexia, Geetha aims to provide a quality service to dyslexics that searches for and realises their true potential and provides them with a view to appreciate their own unique abilities.

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1) Please note that the DAS PSG reserves the right to change/amend/cancel the event/s without giving any reasons at any time; though the DAS PSG will make attempt to communicate registered attendees only of any changes/amendments/cancellation of event/s at best effort basis.

2) Please note that by registering, you are consenting to DAS PSG/ its affiliates/its vendors/partners etc in making use of any pictures/videos/materials taken during the event/s for marketing and publicity purposes.

3) By registering , you hereby undertake and agree to accept any risks that may arise from your participation in the event, and that under no circumstances shall the DAS ( Dyslexia Association of Singapore)/ its affiliates/partners/vendors be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages arising out of your participation in the event.

4) Please note DAS PSG/affiliates/partners/vendors reserve the right to refuse entry /services without reasons at its sole discretion.

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