Sensory Integration Specialist
Leva earned her degree in occupational therapy from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. She has at least 6 years of experience working in different settings such as private paediatric centres, public hospitals and foster home in Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore. Over the years, she has accumulated wide experience in working with families from different cultural backgrounds in different countries.
Leva has received training and certification in Ayres Sensory Integration by the Collaborative for Leadership In Ayres Sensory Integration® held in Singapore. She also had training working with neurodivergent children with the following diagnoses – Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Cerebral Palsy, Global Developmental Delay (GDD), communication disorders and Sensory Processing Disorders. She has certification as Occupational Therapist in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
She believes that children learn and grow from their playful inner drives. She is a strong advocate in using play-based intervention and uses it in her sessions as much as possible. She incorporates play and games with just the right amount of challenges to help children improve their skills, self – regulation and self-esteem. She also believes that therapy intervention is family-centred, in which family members play an important role in the growth of the child.
Leva is fluent in English, Mandarin and Malay.
Accreditations and Certifications in:
- Occupational Therapists Board, Hong Kong
- Certified Occupational Therapist, Taiwan