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Chuan Hoh specialises in AT applications for people with neurological and musculoskeletal dysfunctions with a focus on computer access technologies. He is an assistive technology specialist at the Specialised Assistive Technology Centre (ATC). An occupational therapist by training, he is a certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), awarded by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) since 2005. Chuan Hoh is currently working with special education schools to develop ‘Train the Trainer’ modules to integrate computer access AT in the classroom.
Sarah is an AT Specialist who specialises in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). She has an ATP certification from RESNA and is actively involved in the International Society for AAC (ISAAC). She is also the clinical head of the Specialised ATC at SPD. A speech therapist by training, Sarah is passionate about empowering individuals with complex communication needs so that they can find their ‘voice’ through AAC. She has presented in numerous conferences and been the lead investigator in several studies including one on peer mediated AAC in the Classroom.
Pei Yun is an assistive technology specialist. An engineer by training, Pei Yun’s interest is in how infocomm technology (ICT) can be made more accessible to individuals with disabilities. She also is interested in how AT devices can be adapted and customised to better meet the needs of the users.