Eunice Tan

Dr Eunice Tan

Head, Special Education Minor

S R Nathan School of Human Development

Tel: +65 6240 8864

Email: ZXVuaWNldGFubXlAc3Vzcy5lZHUuc2c=

Educational Qualifications

2019
Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education, Nanyang Technological University
Dissertation: A Study on the Perceptions of Parents and Teachers on Savant Skills of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

1997
Master of Education. University of Melbourne

1993
Post Graduate Diploma in Special Education. University of British Columbia

1992
Bachelor of Education. University of British Columbia

1989
Bachelor of Arts. University of British Columbia

Academic and Professional Experience

2017 - 2019
Assistant Divisional Director, Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities

1998 - 2016
Teacher, School Principal and Curriculum Planner, Ministry of Education (MOE)

1994 - 1998
Special Education Teacher, Dover Court International School

Special Education

  1. "A Study on the Perceptions of Parents Savant Skills of Individuals with ASD." Keynote Speaker. World Congress on Down Syndrome, Autism & Cerebral Palsy, Tokyo, 21 – 23 Oct 2019.

  2. “A Study on the Perceptions of Parents on Savant Skills of Individuals with ASD”. World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE), London, United Kingdom. December, 2019.

  3. “Strength-Based Approach For Children With Developmental Needs”. Early Childhood Conference by Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA). Singapore. October, 2021.

  4. ‘Harnessing the Interest of Children with Special Needs to Maximise Learning Potential’. 5th World Conference on Research in Education (WORLDCRE). Paris, France. November, 2021.

  5. “Aptitudes, capabilities, and interests of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder”. 5th International Conference on Education, Teaching and Learning (IACETL). Vienna, Austria. June, 2022.

  6. “Improving pedagogical methodologies for children with special needs: A strength-based approach”. Keynote Speaker. Teaching and Education Summit Conference. Online. November, 2022.

  7. “Reaching out and motivating the ‘hard to teach’ child in your class”. Singapore Child Biennial Conference. Singapore. October, 2022.

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