Our Therapists and Educators

Valerie Yek

Lead Early Intervention Teacher

Valerie graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Psychology which started her interest in working with children with special needs. After volunteering at a VWO EIPIC Centre, she joined the field fulltime as she believes that every child has a chance to overcome their difficulties and reach their fullest potential.

An advocate of strong and close partnerships with each child’s important keyholders (e.g., families and schools) for maximized learning, Val emphasized on frequent updates and strategies for parents to use at home as well as to collaborate with schools to further bridge the learning gap beyond the early intervention centres, home and school environment.

Understanding that every child is unique in their own special way, Val plans her sessions in a way that encourages independence while promoting curiosity and allowing children to take charge of their own learning in a safe and happy environment.

Clinical Specialisation

Val has garnered more than 10 years of experience under her belt working with children between the ages of 2 to 7 years with various learning needs in the early intervention setting with the following conditions:

  • Intellectual Disability (ID)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Developmental Delays
  • Speech and Language Delays
  • Cerebral Palsy


  • Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children (TEAACH)
  • Routines Based Intervention (RBI)
  • Activities Based Intervention (ABI)
  • Assessment, Evaluation and Programming System for Infants & Children (AEPS): Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level One
  • Jolly Phonics
  • DIR Floortime 101


  • Advanced Diploma in Psychology
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Teaching
  • Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special Needs)
  • Dance Movement Therapy (Working with Children)
  • Intentional Interviewing and Counselling

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