Research Committee 2019 web

Enquiries: Please email research@das.org.sg

DAS welcomes research proposals by the public.

Please complete this form, if you wish to submit your research proposal to DAS.

Timeline for research to be approved by the committee 

  • Research Committee will revert with feedback 2 weeks from the date the Research Application form is received.
  • Following feedback, amendments may be required. Researcher to come back with amendments 1-2 weeks from the date of the feedback.
  • If no further amendments required, the committee will proceed to assist with recruiting groups requested for testing. This could take 1 -2 weeks.
  • Time taken for approval to be given could be between 6 – 8 weeks.

 

Deadlines for the following Publications

Publication Issue Submission Deadline Publication Delivery
No. 1 - January
No. 2 - July
1 November
1 May
January
UNITE SpLD Conference
No. 1 - June
No. 2 - November
1 May
1 October
UNITE SpLD Conference
November
Annual
1 August
November
No. 1 - Jan-Mar
No. 2 - Apr-Jun
No. 3 - Jul-Sep
No. 4 - Oct-Dec
1 March
1 June
1 September
1 December
1st week April
1st week July
1st week October
1st week January

 

 

This peer-reviewed journal published by the Dyslexia Association of Singapore will be unique in addressing a range of special educational needs including dyslexia, autism, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, and ADHD.

The journal will cover theory into practice and will provide a showcase for research in the Asian context as well as highlighting research areas that have implications for further research within Asia and beyond. 

Research reports, short reports, reviews of the area and applied perspectives will be considered for publication. Papers must be no more than 10,000 words and prepared according to APA format (version 6) and may include figures and tables as appropriate.

Primary consideration for publications will be given to manuscripts that are focused on developmental differences within the Asia Pacific region. Manuscripts will be peer reviewed and included in the journal on the following criteria:

  • They contribute to the further understanding of developmental differences as well as the applications and implications in the educational, social and cultural environments.
  • They include sound research methods, interpretation and validity of results
  • They contain organised and clarity of writing
  • They contribute to the local Asian context
  • They should original papers that have not been submitted to other journals or publications.

 

Submission of articles to the journal:  ARTICLE SUBMISSION

Overview

The Asia Pacific Journal of Developmental Differences (APJDD) will be unique in addressing a range of special educational needs including dyslexia, autism, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, ADHD in the Asian context. The journal will cover theory into practice and will provide a showcase for research in the Asian context as well as highlighting research areas which have implications for further research within Asia and beyond.

Frequency of Journal

The Journal will be published twice a year in January and July.

Contributions Considered for the Journal

Primary consideration for publications will be given to manuscripts that are focused on developmental differences within the Asia Pacific region. Manuscripts will be peer reviewed and included in the journal on the following criteria:

  • They contribute to the further understanding of developmental differences as well as the applications and implications in the educational, social and cultural environments.
  • They include sound research methods, interpretation and validity of results
  • They contain organised and clarity of writing
  • They contribute to the local Asian context
  • They should original papers that have not been submitted to other journals or publications.

 

Submission of Manuscripts

All manuscripts are to be sent in electronic copy (MS WORD) as well as a PDF copy of the final edited document. PDF copy is required to verify the word copy and for publishing purposes, this will ensure that the integrity of fonts, graphs and diagrams are represented correctly when published. There is no need to submit hard copies of manuscripts.

Submissions are to be made by this link:  ARTICLE SUBMISSION

Preparation of Manuscripts

It is expected that all manuscripts be submitted using the American Psychological Association (APA) standard of referencing and publication. APA style is detailed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed), which offers sound guidance for writing with clarity, conciseness and simplicity. Authors should follow the APA style in preparation of their manuscripts.

DAS researchers attend overseas conferences every year to share and learn about current research in the field of dyslexia. 

View Posters presented at each conference. These studies are also published in our journals and handbooks which can be downloaded for free.

View Full List of Past Research 2016 to 2021 (PDF 242KB)

 

No.

Year

Researcher/s

Title

Poster

Oral

Publication

1 2021 Tuty Elfira Abdul Razak, Siti Asjamiah Asmuri, Andy Wang and Edmen Leong Progress monitoring of dyslexic primary school learners enrolled in an English Exam Skills Programme  - - APJDD Vol 8 No.1
2 2021 Harsheeni Hanna Rajoo The role of Mindfulness and Positive Psychology interventions in job crafting for educators: A diagnostic and prescriptive approach to supporting educators through Mindfulness and Positive Psychology during a crisis. - - APJDD Vol 8 No.1
3 2021  Steven Sim Gek Leng  Student Voice on Teachers’ Attributes that Resulted in Positive Learning Outcomes for Students with SEN in Mainstream Schools in Singapore - - APJDD Vol 8 No.1
4 2021 Cheryl Yeo Li Phing & Natasha Mastura Malek  Managing Attention issues with Mindfulness   Preschool Seminar  
5 2021 Tan Soek Kiang Joanne & Mathana Subhas Balan Interactive Story Reading: An Engaging Experience to Teach Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Writing   Preschool Seminar  
6 2021 Tammy Wong & Seet Xian Hui Using Prompts to Support Children in Conversations   Preschool Seminar  
7 2021 Siti Asjamiah Binte Asmuri & Wang Dingxiong Andy Progress monitoring of dyslexic primary school learners enrolled in an English Exam Skills Programme - RELC -
8 2021 Hani Zohra Bte Muhamad The challenges with language learning for children with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) - RELC -
9 2021 Agaisteen Rebecca Shalinah  Multisensory Grammar Instruction - RELC -
10 2021 Soofrina Binte Mubarak Designing Online Lessons with Inclusion and Accessibility: The E-Toolbox to Teach Diverse
 Learners Online
- BDA -
11 2021 Yeo Jing Jing Rebecca From Numbers to Words: An analysis of errors made by students with dyslexia BDA - -
12 2021 Sharyfah Nur Fitriya         Evaluating the longitudinal progress of a large sample of dyslexic children in reading, spelling and writing BDA - -
13 2021 Geetha ShanthaRam & Hewes Deborah Gai Dyslexia, the Whole Picture and the 360 degree Perspective - UnITE SpLD -
14 2021 Sathi Menon Perspectives of Trainee Educational Therapists In Singapore - UnITE SpLD -
15 2021 Agaisteen Rebecca Shalinah & Siti Mariam Binte Daud Multisensory Grammar Instruction - UnITE SpLD -
16 2021 Fong Pei Yi The Experience of Dyslexia as an Adult - UnITE SpLD -
17 2021 Steven Sim Student Voice on Teachers’ Attributes that Resulted in Positive Learning Outcomes for Students with SEN in Mainstream Schools in Singapore - UnITE SpLD -
18 2021 Harsheeni H Rajoo The role of mindfulness & positive psychology in job crafting for educators: A diagnostic & prescriptive approach to supporting educators through mindfulness & positive psychology during a crisis - UnITE SpLD -
19 2021 Soofrina Mubarak & Geetha Shantha Ram Taking It Online - The Realities of Online Remediation - UnITE SpLD -
20 2021 Madinah Begum, Sujatha Nair & Geetha Shantha Ram Bullying and the SEN student   UnITE SpLD  
21 2021 Joanne Tan Shi Huey Research Study- Motivation And Vocational Decision Of Secondary School Students With Dyslexia   UnITE SpLD  
22 2021 Hani Zohra Muhamad & Ho Shuet Lian  Case Management Discussion - Supporting Learners with Dyslexia and Language Difficulties   UnITE SpLD  
23 2021 Amrit Kaur Gill & Muzdalifah Binte Hamzah Drama Approaches to Enhance Communication Skills in Children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) - UnITE SpLD -
24 2021 Siti Asjamiah bte Asmuri & Dr Tay Hui Yong Dyslexic Children’s Experience of Home-based Learning during School Closures - - APJDD Vol 8 No.2
25 2021 Sharyfah Nur Fitriya Evaluating the longitudinal progress of a large sample of dyslexic children in reading, spelling and writing - - APJDD Vol 8 No.2