Dr Chia Kok Hwee

Managing Principal Therapist

Dr Chia Kok Hwee majored in language & literacy (reading) education, special education and psychology, and dyslexia and obtained his Doctorate of Education from the University of Western Australia. He has been practising for almost 30 years. He is a double board-certified (educational therapist/diagnostician and special education professional) of the Association of Educational Therapists (AET) and the American Association of Special Needs Professionals (AASEP) respectively. He also obtained his advanced professional credential as a reading therapy specialist from the International Association of Counselors and Therapists (IACT). In addition, he obtained two Fellow diplomas: literacy and dyslexia from The College of Preceptors, Essex, and the other in dyslexia from The College of Teachers@University of London Institute of Education (CollT@ULIE), where he was once a visiting academic.

He was an associate professor at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University and as a committee member of the Review Board & Discharge Committee of the Ministry of Social & Family. He left the organizations to focus on paediatric diagnostic assessment, therapy/ treatment and training. Dr Chia took up a visiting professorship with the University of St. Joseph (Macau) and was mentoring M.Ed and PhD candidates. He was a Lee Kong Chian Research Fellow (2010) at the National Library Board, Singapore, where his research focus was on the growth of imagination in Singapore Children’s Literature in English. He received the Omega Gamma Chi Honor Society Award from the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) in 2012. He also received a letter of appreciation in 2017 from the then Minister of Social and Family for his service with the Child Welfare and Protection Committee. He was also an editorial board member of the European Journal of Special Education Research.

Dr Chia is an honorary fellow of the Reading Specialists’ Association Singapore (HonFRSAS) and 2nd vice president of the Early Years Research Association of Singapore (EYRAS). He is an approved speciality programs instructor with the IACT and was the founding leader of the IACT-Singapore Chapter. Currently, he is a special needs consultant serving the communities in the East Asian and South-East Asian regions.

Dr Chia has also received a letter of good standing and commendation from IACT. He still writes prolifically and contributes research papers to SCI, Scopus, and Citefactor-indexed peer-reviewed journals alongside the authoring of some 30 academic publications. He is also a peer reviewer of many international journals such as the Universal Journal of Education Research, the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research.

Letter of good standing and commendation from International Association of Counselors & Therapists
Letter of appreciation from the then Singapore’s Minister of Social & Family.
Peer reviewer appointment of JCAMR.
Peer reviewer appointment of AJIR.
Editorial Board Membership of EJSER.

Professional & Academic Publications

  • Liu, W., Xie, G. H., & Deng, M. J. (2023). Case management system in educational therapy. London, UK: Lambert Academic Publishing. [978-620-7-45138-8]
  • Wang, T. Q., & Xie, G. H. (2023). Archetypal and symbolic meanings in children’s projective drawings. London, UK: Lambert Academic Publishing. [ISBN 978-620-4-98639-5]
  • Xie, G. H., & Deng, M. J. (2023). The spectrum of imagination in autism. Saarland, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing. [ISBN 978-620-6-16160-8]
  • Wong, C.L., & Xie, G.H. (2020). High-functioning autism: A case review study of a young adult’s transitioning from school to work. Beau Bassin, Mauritius: Lambert Academic Publishing. [978-620-3-19419-7]
  • Camulli, J.E., & Xie, G.H. (2020). Tuberous sclerosis complex with syndromic autism. Beau Bassin, Mauritius: Lambert Academic Publishing. [978-620-0-53937-3]
  • Lim, B.H., Xie, G.H., & Lee, B.M. (2019). Russell-silver syndrome with syndromic autism. Beau Bassin, Mauritius: Lambert Academic Publishing. [078-620-0-46084-4]
  • Ng, C.H., & Chia, N.K.H. (Eds.) (2016). Oasis of Silent Voices. Singapore: Pearson Education.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2015). Difficulties in word recognition and reading. In Ng, C.H. (Ed.), Learning Difficulties in School-aged Children (Paper No. 1). Singapore: Pearson Education.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2015). Difficulties in listening/reading comprehension. In Ng, C.H. (Ed.), Learning Difficulties in School-aged Children (Paper No. 2). Singapore: Pearson Education.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ong, E.L.Y. (2015). Difficulties in handwriting and written expression. In Ng, C.H. (Ed.), Learning Difficulties in School-aged Children (Paper No. 3). Singapore: Pearson Education.
  • Chia, N.K.H., Yang, C.H., & Tong, K.W.C. (2015). Difficulties in fine and gross motor coordination. In Ng, C.H. (Ed.), Learning Difficulties in School-aged Children (Paper No. 4). Singapore: Pearson Education.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Yang, C.H. (2015). Difficulties in numeracy and mathematics learning. In Ng, C.H. (Ed.), Learning Difficulties in School-aged Children (Paper No. 5). Singapore: Pearson Education.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Kee, N.K.N. (2015). Modified lesson study for teaching practicum in special education: A workbook. Singapore: Cengage Learning Asia.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Kee, N.K.N. (2014). Psychogogy/Salutogenesis (2nd Edition). Singapore: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.
  • Ng, P.M.H., & Chia, N.K.H. (2013). Teaching reading comprehension to children with hyperlexia: With 40 passages ready for use. Singapore: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Elangovan, S. (2013). Profiling children’s language and literacy performance for remedial intervention [Asian Customized Edition]. Singapore: McGraw Hill.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ng, A.G.T. (2012). An interpretative manual on children’s drawings and their archetypes. Singapore: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Kee, N.K.N. (2012). Psychogogy/Salutogenesis. Singapore: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ng, A.G.T. (2011). Draw a coconut tree for children: An interpretative manual on children’s socio-emotional state. Singapore: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (2011). Psycho-educational diagnostic evaluation and profiling: A workbook for mainstream, allied and special educators (Volume 2) (with CD-ROM). Singapore: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Tong, K.W.C. (2010). Understanding and counseling students with special needs through drawings: A workbook for allied educators (with CD-ROM). Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2010). Graphic and narrative signs and symbols in children’s drawings: An interpretative manual. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2010). Counselling children with autistic learning and behavioral difficulties. In Practical Tips for Teaching Children with Mild/Moderate Autism in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.4). Singapore: Cobee Publishing House.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2010). Basic learning and behavioral support activities for children with mild/moderate autism. In Practical Tips for Teaching Children with Mild/Moderate Autism in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.3). Singapore: Cobee Publishing House.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2010). Lesson planning for children with autism: Designing learning objectives through systemizing. In Practical Tips for Teaching Children with Mild/Moderate Autism in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.2). Singapore: Cobee Publishing House.
  • Chia, N.K.H., Kee, N.K.N., & Shaifudin, M.M.Y. (2010). Identifying and profiling autistic learning and behavioral difficulties in children. In Practical Tips for Teaching Children with Mild/Moderate Autism in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.1). Singapore: Cobee Publishing House.
  • Chia, N.K.H., and Kee, N.K.N. (2010). Teaching practicum workbook for special education trainees: A modified lesson study approach [Asian Customized Edition]. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2010). Writing disabilities and disorders: Selected papers. Singapore: Cobee Publishing House.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2010). Reading disabilities and disorders: Selected papers. Singapore: Cobee Publishing House.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2010). Counselling students with special needs. Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (2010). Psycho-educational diagnostic profiling and evaluation: A workbook for mainstream, allied and special educators (with CD-ROM). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., Ng, A.G.T., & Kuan, B.F.H. (2010). Disruptive behavioral disorders. In Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (Eds.), Series on Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.9) (pp.1-42). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., Musti-Rao, S., & Brij, R.S. (2009). Emotional behavioral disorders: Feelings, emotions and moods. In Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (Eds.), Series on Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.7) (pp.1-38). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., Yang, C.H., & Tong, K.W.C. (2009). Dyspraxia and other developmental motor coordination difficulties. In Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (Eds.), Series on Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.6) (1-45). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ong, E.L.Y. (2009). Dysgraphia and written output difficulties. In Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (Eds.), Series on Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.5) (pp.1-43). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2009). Dyslexia and reading-related anomalies. In Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (Eds.), Series on Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.4) (pp.1-46). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.  
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Yang, C.H. (2009). Dyscalculia and mathematics-related anomalies. In Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (Eds.), Series on Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.3) (pp.1-38). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2009). Hyperlexia: A severe listening/reading comprehension deficit. In Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (Eds.), Series on Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.2) (pp.1-38). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Poh, P.T.C. (2009). Specific language impairment (SLI): Characteristics and classroom Interventions. In Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, M.E. (Eds.), Series on Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools (Paper No.1) (pp.1-38). Singapore: Pearson Education/Prentice-Hall.
  • Chia, K.H. (2008). Autistic savant: A need to re-define autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (Paper No.1). In Special educational needs series (pp.1-17). Singapore: Cobee Publishing House.

Journal Papers

  • Chia, N.K.H., & Lim, B.H. (2023, Fall). Why is sensory space design so important? Unlimited Human! 8-10.
  • Chua, A.C.K., & Chia, N.K.H. (2023, Summer). A brief review of educational therapy & its current role: Part 2. Unlimited Human! 4-5.
  • Chua, A.C.K., & Chia, N.K.H. (2023, Spring). A brief review of educational therapy & its current role: Part 1. Unlimited Human! 4-5.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, C.L. (2022, Fall). The projective drawing technique as a psychometric measure. Unlimited Human! 4-6.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Liu, W. (2022, Summer). The single human figure drawing as an archetypal scoring & interpretation tool. Unlimited Human! 4-6.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Yang, S.W. (2022, Spring). Hypnotherapeutic diagnostic manual (HTDM): Do hypnotherapists need a diagnostic manual of their own? Unlimited Human! 5-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Chua, J.S. (2021, Fall). The application of wuxing model in counseling. Unlimited Human! 4-6.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ng, M.L. (2021, Summer). Cognition, cognitive abilities and cognitive training program. Unlimited Human! 4-6.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Yang, S.W. (2021, Spring). Operating definitions from west and east to an inclusionary conceptual definition of autism. Unlimited Human! 3-5
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Camulli, J.E. (2020, Fall). Strategic application of empathy: The emotional mindfulness. Unlimited Human! 6-8.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Camulli, J.E. (2020, Summer). Strategic application of Sun Tzu’s art of ward in educational diagnostics and therapy. Unlimited Human! 7-9.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Lui, Y.F. (2020, Spring). The projective representation of the four levels of mind: Scribbles, doodles and/or drawings. Unlimited Human! 3-6 & 13.
  • 谢国辉博士 (Dr Xie Guo-Hui) & 林文福博士 (Dr Lim Boon Hock) (2020). 精神科专业人士在治疗孤独症谱系疾病过程中应该知道的关于孤独症的那些谬谈 [translated by 杨文思 (Yang Wensi)]. China Rural Education (Zhong Guo Nong Chun Jiao Yu).
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Yang, S.W. (2019, Fall). Understanding pain sensitivity in individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Unlimited Human! 5-7.
  • Lim, B.H., & Chia, N.K.H. (2019, Summer). Eco-systemizing the concept of community therapy for people with special need. Unlimited Human! 5-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Wong, C.L. (2019, Spring). The pseudo-conscious mind: What exactly is it? Unlimited Human! 7-9
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Lim, B.H. (2018, Fall). Freudian concepts: The tripartite psyche and the 4 Parts/Levels of the Mind (Part 1). Unlimited Human! 7-9, 6.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Lim, B.H. (2018, Summer). Promoting thinking skills through mindfulness and mindsight. Unlimited Human! 7-9.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2018, Spring). Fantasizing: The meta-cognitive process that has been forgotten. Unlimited Human! 6-8.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Lee, B.M. (2017, Fall). Understanding why people behave the way they behave. Unlimited Human! 5-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Lim, B.H. (2017, Summer). Socio-emotional behavioral reactions/responses in psychosocial complexes. Unlimited Human! 5-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Lim, B.H. (2017, Spring). Autism myths that mental healthcare practitioners should know when working with clients with autism spectrum disorder. Unlimited Human! 5-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Lim, B.H (2016, Fall). Understanding how attention can be affected by different task behaviors. Unlimited Human! 5-7, 37.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ng, P.M.H. (2016, Summer). General guidelines on using robots to socially engage autistic clients: The user-centered/robot social engagement (URSE) model. Unlimited Human! 7-9 & 18.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ng, C.H. (2016, Spring). Children’s literature as a therapeúōgogic tool for socio-emotional development in children. Unlimited Human! 6-9.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2015, Fall). Examining the i-self through the modified Johari window (Part 2). Unlimited Human! 6-9.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Kee, N.K.N. (2015, Summer). Examining the virtual self (i-self) through modified Johari window. Unlimited Human! 6-9.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Von Auer, W. (2015, Spring). The essence of art hypnotherapy: What it has to offer in treating children with emotional disturbance. Unlimited Human! 7-9.
  • Cai, Y., & Chia, N.K.H. (2014, Fall). Virtual experiential learning study: Application of virtual reality technology in androgogic approach to professional development of mental healthcare practitioners. Unlimited Human! 8-10 & 18.
  • Gozali, C., & Chia, N.K.H. (2014, November/December). Autism around the world: Autism in Indonesia. Autism-Asperger’s Digest, 42-43.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2014, Summer). Mind, time, mental time travel: Traveling between past and future through present. Unlimited Human! 6-8.
  • Neik, T.T.X., & Chia, N.K.H. (2014, July/August). Autism around the world: Autism in Malaysia. Autism-Asperger’s Digest, 42-43.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Chua, A.C.K. (2014, Spring). A brief examination of an autistic mind: From mindsight to mind blindness, from mindfulness to mindlessness. Unlimited Human! 4-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2013, Fall). The iSelf (Part 1): Understanding the self in the cyber world. Unlimited Human! 13-16.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Kee, N.K.N. (2013, Summer). Why Singaporean parents sought complementary and alternative treatments for their children with disabilities: A brief survey study on their attitudes and preferences. Unlimited Human! 35-38.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2013, Spring). From philosophical self and psychological self to doppelganger self. Unlimited Human! 30-33.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2013, January/February). Autism around the world: Autism in Singapore. Autism-Asperger’s Digest, 42-43.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2012, Fall). The noumenal and phenomenal domains of mind: How they affect the mental states. Unlimited Human! 10-12.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Kee, N.K.N. (2012, Summer). The triple-D framework (diagnostics, dialogics and didactics) for training of special education professionals in Singapore. Unlimited Human! 36, 39-40 & 46.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2012, Summer). What we need to know & understand about courage (Part 2): Meta-conceptualization of courage. Unlimited Human! 33-34, 37-38.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2012). NIE alumni wins reading and literacy research award 2012. NIE News, 81, 20.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2011, Fall). What we need to know & understand about courage (Part 1): Conceptualization of courage within the triangulation of cognition, affect, and conation. Unlimited Human! 8-10 & 13.
  • Chia, N.K.N., & Kee, N.K.N. (2011, Summer). Retrospective insights of sense of coherence in fathers with children with autism spectrum disorder. Unlimited Human! 7-11.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Tan, S.S.K. (2011, Spring). Understanding the concept of mind: Mental awareness and mind sense. Unlimited Human! 31-36.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Kee, N.K.N. (2010, Fall). Dolphin as a psychopomp: An alternative window into the psycho-space of children with autism. Unlimited Human! 40-44.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2010 April). Parent zone: Q&A on issues relating to punishment, discipline and counseling. Faithlink, April issue, 80-81.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2009, Fall) Mental banks, mental books, and mental states of our mind. Unlimited Human! 16-17.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2009 December). Parent zone: Q&A on an issue relating to teenage dating. Faithlink, December issue, 102-104.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2009 October). Parent zone: Q&A on an issue relating to children’s memories. Faithlink, October issue, 95-97.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2009). Spot the learning challenges! Uncommon Voices, 2nd Quarter, 4-6.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2008, July). Drawing and analyzing a tree. Faithlink, July issue, 112-113.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2008, October). Parent zone: Q&A on issues relating to gifted education and speech delay. Faithlink, October issue, 88.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2008, December). Parent zone: Q&A on issue relating to disruptive behavior. Faithlink, December issue, 78 & 87.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2008, November). Newsbites: Math patterns. Autism-Asperger’s Digest, Fall(4), 33.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2008, September). Embracing children’s literature: Measuring our children’s literary appreciation and taste. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 21(2), 3-5.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2008, July). Drawing and analyzing a tree. Faithlink, July issue, 112-113.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2007, August). Understanding reading and failure to read. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 20(1), 3-6.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2007, Fall). Nootherapy: An alternative approach to the understanding of the multi-faceted complexity of mind. Unlimited Human! 12-14.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2007, December). Buying electronic game toys for your children? Think again! Faithlink, December issue, 64-65.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2007, September). Understanding differentiated curriculum. ExChange: The Gifted Education Newsletter, September issue, 11-13.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2007, April). How God spoke to me through one child with autism. Faithlink, April issue, 98-100.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2006, September). When dependent readers become reluctant readers. Reading Specialists’ Association (Singapore) Bulletin, 1(1), 3-4. 
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2005, March). Teaching writing by imitation of sentence patterns. Society of Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 18(1), 1-4.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2004, January). Appreciating multicultural picture books. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 17(1/2), 1-6.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2004, September). R = T(D + C) + M … and what else? Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 17(3), 3-9.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2003, March). Story-telling as therapy: Freudian tips. Teach!, 2(2), 19-20.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2003, September). Listening as a comprehending process in children’s language learning. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 16(2/3), 13-17.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2003, January). Words fail them. Teach!, 2(1), 63-64.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2002, July). Inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Teach!, 1(2), 48-50.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2002, June). Understanding preschool children’s book choices. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 15(2), 1-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2001, July). Tips on teaching hearing-impaired children to read. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 13(2/3), 10-12.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2001, January). Exploring the psychological truth of myths. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 13(1), 6-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ng, A.G.T (2000, April). Emerging literacy begins at birth. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 12(2), 4-5 & 10.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1999, January). Teaching dyslexics phonemic awareness. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 11(1), 13-14.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1999, April). Learning phonics through games. Dyslexia Association of Singapore Newslink, 2nd Quarter, 6-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1999, September). When writing difficulty becomes a serious problem: A brief examination of various disabilities of written expression. Dyslexia Association of Singapore Newslink, 3rd Quarter, 5-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Chia, L.H. (1999, July). Computers for dyslexic children. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 11(3), 8-9.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ching, S.K. (1999, November). Self-monitoring approach: Strategies teachers can model for children to develop their comprehension. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 11(4), 9-11.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ching, S.K. (1999, April). Hanzi, hanyu pinyin and developmental ideophonetic (Chinese) dyslexia. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 11(2), 13-15.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1998, August). Playing with phonics. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 10(3), 6-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1998, October). Becoming a thinking reader through questioning and pondering. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 10(4), 10-11.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, March). The good speller. Prep, 2(3), 7-10.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, January). The silent cry. The Family Tree, Jan/Feb issue, 12-13.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, May). The many facets of dyslexia. The Family Tree, May/jun issue, 22.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, July). How to choose a good reading scheme. The Family Tree, Jul/Aug issue, 17.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, July). What parents should know about learning disabilities. The Family Tree, Jul/Aug issue, 18.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, February). Motivating a reluctant reader. Prep, 2(2), 10-12.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, April). Volunteerism. CDAC Volunteers, Apr/Jun issue, 1-4.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, July). Volunteer as a counsellor. CDAC Volunteers,
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, October). What kind of parents are you? CDAC Volunteers, Oct/Dec issue, 4-5.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1997, January). Your child’s word knowledge. Prep, 2(1), 8-11.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, September). Does your child have a learning problem? The Family Tree, Sept/Oct issue, 11-12.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, June). When your child learns to write. Prep, 1(6), 14-16.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, May). Understanding dyslexia in children. Prep, 1(5), 16-18.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, April). Children with learning problems: What parents need to know. Prep, 1(4), 6-9. 
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, April). Your child as a comprehending reader. Prep, 1(4), 12-14.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, March). Making your child a thinking reader. Prep, 1(3), 8-11.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, March). Fantasy and your child’s literacy development. Prep, 1(3), 6-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, January). Learning to write through concrete poems. Society for Reading and Literacy News Magazine, 8(1), 1-2.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, April). Understanding and helping slow learners. CDAC Volunteers, 1(2), 6-7.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, November). The neverland of fantasy. The Family Tree, Nov/Dec issue, 14.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, February). Developing the reader in your child. Prep, 1(2), 6-9.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996, January). The importance of your child’s readiness in literacy. Prep, 1(1), 10-13.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1995). Be our extraordinary people in the literacy education programme. Faithlink, 10(3), 13.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1995, January). Gifted children as our national asset. Prism, 2(1), 2-3.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1986). A book review: The Singapore Saga. [Review of Fernandez, G.J. The Singapore Saga]. Funland, 13, 4.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1985). Book review on “The Singapore Saga.” [Review of Fernandez, G.J. The Singapore Saga]. The Reflection, 1.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1984). Stories from Singapore [Review of Fernandez, G.J. (Ed.) Stories from Singapore]. Inside Expression, 1(1), 12.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1984, December). Moral education … morality … moral man. Inside Expression, 1(1), 6
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Journal Articles

  • Chia, N.K.H. (2011 April). A survey on the growth of imagination in Singapore children’s literature in English: 1965-2005. BiblioAsia: News Journal, 7(1), 20-27.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Kee, N.K.N. (2011). Lesson Study as a formative assessment of special education teacher trainees’ teaching practicum. ASCD Review, 16, 52-62.
  • Ng, A.G.T., & Chia, N.K.H. (2009). Learning inside and/or outside classroom: A bio-ecological model. ACSD Review, 15, 59-64.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2008). Educating the whole child in a child with special needs: What we know and understand and what we can do. ASCD Review, 14, 25-31.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2007). Bridging reading and writing: A cognitive equation of literacy. ASCD Review, 13, 5-12.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2006). Concrete poems: A unique and creative way to address reading comprehension in children with Asperger’s syndrome. Autism Spectrum Quarterly: The Maga-Journal, Winter, 15-18.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2005). Centre for Exceptional Children: An alternative choice for children with special educational needs. ASCD Review, 12(3), 61-66.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2001). Common learning problems in regular schools. Health Digest, (0), 53-56.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2001). Writing disabilities: A brief examination of various disabilities of written expression. Health Digest, 12(2), 36-39.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2001). Self-esteem: Why it matters to teens. Health Digest, 12(4), 24-32.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2001). The mystery of myalgic encephalomyelitis. Health Digest, 12(3), 26-30.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ching, S.K. (2001). Recognizing Chinese dyslexia. Health Digest, 12(3), 53-57.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2000). What is educational therapy? The Singapore Professional, 24(2), 4-5.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2000). Hyperlexia: An overview on the comprehension deficit. Health Digest, 11(6), 39-42.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (2000). Dyslexia the multi-faceted syndrome. Health Digest, 11(1), 10-22.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1998). A brief examination on distance education as a mode of continuing education, training and development (CETD): A life-long learning process for Singaporean workers. Epistolodidaktika, (1), 89-95.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1998). A brief report on the Third International Conference on Open Learning 1998: Enhancing people’s potentials, Singapore. Epistolodidaktia, (2), 77-83.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ng, A.G.T. (1998). Understanding the concept of self-directed learning in distance education. Epistolodidaktika, (2), 38-47.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996). Effective tutoring and effective tutorial management in distance education: A reciprocal relationship. Epistolodidaktika, (2), 83-91.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996). Collaborative consultation as a problem-solving process for distance educationists. Epistolodidaktika, (1), 71-95.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1996). Making sense of the word. Montessori Education, 7(4), 38-39.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1995). Words without meaning. Montessori Education, 7(3), 18-19.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Ng, A.G.T. (1995). An examination of professional development through distance education in Singapore. Epistolodidaktika, (2), 68-75.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1994). A brief report on the keynote address delivered by Professor Judith Greene, the Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Open University, UK, at the International Conference on Open Learning, Singapore, on 30 January 1994. Epistolo Didaktika, (2), 85-91.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1994). Starting a remedial reading class. Teaching English Language and Literature, 10(2), 14-16.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1994). Teaching concrete poetry to primary school children. Teaching English Language and Literature, 10(1), 2-3.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1994). Profiles of readers. The Singapore Professional, 18(2), 26-31.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1993). Understanding and coping with dyslexic learners in distance education. Epistolodidaktika, (1), 87-97.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1992). The role of the external library in distance education. Epistolodidaktika, (2), 14-19.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1992). In search of a curriculum for distance learning. Epistolodidaktika, (1), 100-108.
  • Chia, N.K.H., & Toh, M.M. (1991). An open university for Singapore. Epistolodidaktika, (2), 85-89.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1990). Measurement techniques in distance education: Definition, classification, characteristics, selection and application. Epistolodidaktika, (2), 51-93.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1990). Using role-play in language teaching. Teaching English Language and Literature, 6(1), 10-11.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1989). Analysing and evaluating an English test. Teaching English Language and Literature, 5(2), 40-46.
  • Chia, N.K.H. (1989). Teaching poetry to primary four children. Teaching English Language and Literature, 5(1), 17-20.