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Delia KAN Dang Dang


 

Biographical Profile
Delia is currently a research assistant at CRADLE@NTU. She obtained her bachelor's degree at Nanyang Technological University, from the double major program in Biological Science and Psychology in 2017.
 
Prior to joining CRADLE, Delia was a research assistant at the National Institute of Education (NIE) for 2 years. She worked with Associate Professor Kenneth Poon on three different projects, two of which involved administering standardized tests to children with special needs. The first study, FACES was a six-year study commissioned by Ministry of Social and Family Development, led by NIE to study the factor that affect child and family outcomes in Early Intervention Programme for Infants & Children (EIPIC) centres. The second was a study set to norm an intelligence test to the local Singapore student population. The third project, Tran-SEN, looks into the transition of children with special educational needs from preschool to primary school/SPED school, and how they develop over their first three years in primary school.
 
At present, she aims to learn more about neuroimaging techniques and how neuroscience can better inform educational practices particularly in the special needs field
 
 
Research interests in Science of Learning and Education
Special Education, neurobiological basis of developmental disorders
 
 
Research expertise
Survey development, Psychological assessment with typically developing children and youth, as well as children with special needs 
 
 
On-going research projects in CRADLE@NTU
Training brain literacy in teachers