Nurture Pods is one of Singapore’s premier centres for child development and early intervention. Its primary goals are to help children with developmental disabilities and learning and communication impairments achieve independence and become all-rounded individuals and help parents fully understand their child’s needs so they are able to provide much-needed support, love, and acceptance.
The clinic’s focus is to address the different needs of special children by providing highly individualised, evidence-based, and holistic intervention programs that are designed to enable them to achieve development to their best ability. It is one of the first clinics in Singapore to offer the renowned Secret Agent Society Program, a breakthrough, proven highly effective social skills program for children with autism spectrum disorders.
The clinic’s team is composed of a highly skilled and experienced early intervention specialists, therapists, social skills trainers, and occupational therapists with nationally and internationally recognised qualifications. The team regularly attends courses and workshops both in Singapore and abroad to stay up-to-date with latest developments, research, and studies on intervention programs in the field of child development.
The clinic also benefits from three world-renowned international consultants who are tasked to ensure that all the programs are up to international standards. Aside from impressive educational background, years of expertise, and exceptional skills, the team also put to the table its genuine concern for the well-being of each patient.
Mr. Alex Liau is an expert in child psychology, early childhood education, child development, and early intervention. He has over 10 years of experience in working with children with autism spectral disorder and other learning and behaviour difficulties. He graduated from the National University of Singapore and trained in Australia and the United States under some of the most respected experts in the field of child psychology and development.
Mr. Yong Hao Soh is a psychologist with special interests in neuropsychology and neuroscience. He is a graduate of the National University of Singapore and has completed an intensive, structured teaching training in the United States. He is the first and the only Singaporean to be certified by US-based Pyramid Educational Consultants (PEC).