Research Committee 2019 web

Enquiries: Please email research@das.org.sg

DAS welcomes research proposals by the public.

If you wish to submit your research proposal, please complete this form and submit 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 2020 (PDF 349KB)

  No.  Year  Researcher/s  Title Poster  Oral  Publication
1 2020 Dr Tan Ah Hong & Loo Chien Ling A CURRICULUM-BASED APPROACH: BRIDGING THE SECONDARY SCHOOL CHINESE LEARNING GAP   ARWA  
2020 Kong Yun Rui & Lee Mei Yu The Impact of a Structured Chinese Literacy Programme for Dyslexics: Character Reading and Writing 

 

ARWA  
2020 Priscillia Shen  Exploring Difficulties of English-Chinese Bilingual Learners with Dyslexia for the Purpose of Developing A Dyslexia Screening Assessment in Singapore   ARWA  
2020 Lee Er Ker, Ho Shuet Lian, Sharon Reutens & Elizabeth Lim Yien Yien Effectiveness of DAS Speech-Language Therapy: A controlled evaluation     APJDD Vol 7 No.1
5 2020 Harsheeni Hanna Rajoo The importance of creative and positive workplace culture: A case study on how creative initiatives foster better relationships, resilience and mindfulness at work for Special Education Teachers      APJDD Vol 7 No.1 
2020 Leong Mingjian Edmen  Child Language Development: Perspectives of a Parent and Educator   Preschool Seminar  
2020 Geetha Shantha Ram  Do 2e Children Really Exist?   Preschool Seminar   
2020 Siti Nadhirah, Vera Tai & Jean Kwok Let's form our ABCs!   Preschool Seminar   
2020 Lee Er Ker & Elizabeth Lim Yien Yien Engaging children in meaningful conversations    Preschool Seminar   
10 2020 Raihana Binte Mohamed Hashim & Rahayu Binte Rahiman The Beauty of Multi-Sensory Activities    Preschool Seminar   
11 2020 Suthasha Kelly Bijay Effectiveness of Incorporating a Structured E-Books Programme to Improve Outcomes for Early Struggling Readers   UNITE SpLD  
12 2020  Siti Mariam Binte Daud & Agaisteen Rebecca Shalinah Singapore Math: Supporting Students with Dyslexia in Math    UNITE SpLD  
13 2020  Kong Yun Rui, Lee Mei Yu & Loo Chien Ling The Impact of a Structured Chinese Literacy Programme for Dyslexics: Character Reading and Writing   UNITE SpLD   
14 2020  Mohamed Samunn Using Digital Tools in Qualitative Research    UNITE SpLD   
15 2020  Leong Mingjian Edmen A literature review of empirical studies on reading motivation and struggling readers    UNITE SpLD   
16 2020  Hewes Deborah Gai Dyslexic Entrepreneurs in Singapore: The Incidence, Their Educational and Business Experiences and Their Attributes   UNITE SpLD   
17 2020  Hewes Deborah Gai Entrepreneurs with Dyslexia in Singapore: The Incidence, their Educational
Experiences, and their Unique Attributes
 
    APJDD Vol 7 No.2 

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2020  Kong Yun Rui, Sha Lan, See Lay Yen, Kwan Cailyn and Li Dong Evaluating the effectiveness of intervention in Chinese for dyslexics and
struggling learners
 
    APJDD Vol 7 No.2 
19 2020  Dr Tan Ah Hong & Loo Chien Ling  A CURRICULUM-BASED APPROACH: BRIDGING THE SECONDARY SCHOOL CHINESE LEARNING GAP

读写困难:从课程为本教学模式到中学华文课程

   6th international conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese Language as Second Language  
20 2020  Kong Yun Rui & Lee Mei Yu  The Impact of a Structured Chinese Literacy Programme for Dyslexics: Character Reading and Writing

一套结构化的中文读写课程对读写困难学生汉字认读和书写的影响

   6th international conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese Language as Second Language  
21 2020  Dr Tan Ah Hong & Loo Chien Ling A CURRICULUM-BASED APPROACH: BRIDGING THE SECONDARY SCHOOL CHINESE LEARNING GAP    ARWA  
22 2020  Lee Mei Yu The Impact of a Structured Chinese Literacy Programme for Dyslexics: Character Reading and Writing     ARWA  
23 2020  Priscillia Shen Exploring Difficulties of English-Chinese Bilingual Learners with Dyslexia for the Purpose of Developing A Dyslexia Screening Assessment in Singapore    ARWA