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Public and Private Therapy Centres for Autism in Singapore

Posted on April 21, 2019 by Ann

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In this article, we will be listing some of the centres in Singapore that provide therapy support for autism.

Abbreviations are used for the main forms of therapies provided by these centres:

  1. ABA: Applied Behavior Analysis
    • helps children with autism pick up skills and discourages negative behaviors
  2. CBT: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
    •  challenges unhelpful cognitive distortions and behaviors, improve emotional regulation, develop personal coping strategies
  3. PECS: Picture Exchange Communication System
    • visual-based intervention that uses symbols instead of picture cards to help children communicate using pictures
  4. OT: Occupational Therapy
    • helps the child gain independence and participate in activities
  5. RDI: Relationship Development Intervention
    • a behavioural treatment that aims to help individuals with autism foster personal relationships
  6. SLT: Speech and Language Therapy
    • helps a child with communication, or with eating, drinking and swallowing
  7. VBI: Verbal Behavior Intervention
    • focuses on language skills, designed to motivate a child to learn a language by associating a word to its meaning.

For more information about the various treatments and interventions, please see our guide here.

At the same time, we have an article on assessing service providers that will come in useful as you decide on a suitable centre for your child’s therapy.

Please note that the list below is for your information only and does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by All In.

 

ClinicTherapies ProvidedAddressNotes
Applied Behaviour Consultants Singapore

94236248
admin@abccentersingapore.com
ABAPhoenix Park Office Campus
318 Tanglin Road Unit 01-57 to 59 S(247979)
3 Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA’s) on site
Autism Recovery Network

63488005
info@autismrecovery.sg
ABA, VBI458A Joo Chiat Road
S(427671)
Places emphasis on VBI, instead of being an adjunct to ABA
Autism Partnership

64633095
josephinek@autismpartnershipsg.com
ABA491B River Valley Road #05-01/02
S(248373)
Places emphasis on research-based studies
AutismSTEP

64569950
info@autismstep.com
ABA, CBT, SLT9 Temasek Boulevard #29-01
Suntec Tower 2
S(038989)
Couples ABA with CBT
Kaleidoscope

64688991 / 64688039
OT, SLT, Creative Therapy, Psychomotor Therapy#07-05/06, The Grandstand
200 Turf Club Road
S(287994)
Offers Psychomotor Therapy (focuses on developing a child's motor skills through movement and play) and Creative Therapy (helps children with self-expression and motor skills as an alternative to counselling)
Lazarus

91764837
ABA272 Upper Bukit Timah Road #03-13
S(588212)
Focuses on ABA solely as this method has supporting scientific evidence
Olive Tree

62525200
SLT, OT, Music Therapy and others179A Thomson Road
2nd Floor Goldhill Shopping Center
S(307626)
Offers a wide variety of programmes, including social skills, school readiness programme, lifeskills programme
REACH

98587160
enquiries@reachtherapy.com
RDI1 Scotts Rd #24-10
Shaw Centre
S(288208)
Focuses on the RDI programme
Singapore Brain Development Centre

62884123 / 82820202
enquiry@brain.com.sg
SI and othersNovena Goldhill Plaza #01-11, #01-49 Goldhill Podium
S(903388)
Focuses on cognitive skills, listening skills and neuro-feedback
Autism Services, Neurobehavioural Clinic (Child), Child Guidance Clinic, Sunrise

6389 2200
imh_appt@imh.com.sg
Pharmacological Management, Intervention ProgrammesInstitute of Mental Health

Buangkok Green Medical Park,
10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
Provides evidence-based intervention programmes for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders with co-morbid mental health disorders, such as Attention Deficit, Hyperactivity/Impulsivity, Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Tics Disorders and difficulties with emotional regulation
Autism Services, Neurobehavioural Clinic (Child), Child Guidance Clinic, HPB

6389 2200
imh_appt@imh.com.sg
Pharmacological Management, Intervention ProgrammesHealth Promotion Board Building

3 Second Hospital Avenue,
#03-01,
Singapore 168937
As above
thi!nk

68365536
info@think-psych.com
ABA, CBT, PECS123 Penang Road #03-13 Regency House Singapore 238465Psychological and counselling service that takes a developmental approach to behaviour management and intervention; Customised programme
Therapy Alliance

93289612
admin@therapyalliance.com.sg
SLT, OT, Art Therapy, Music Therapy60, Paya Lebar Road, #10-35
Paya Lebar Square
S(409051)
Set up by parents of a child with autism who put together a team of specialist therapists for SLT, OT and psychological services

 

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