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Shanthini engages children through stories

SHE is no stranger to Malaysian audiences. This thespian has graced the local stage, silver screen and the small screen. Shanthini Venugopal has her...

Dr Amar Singh speaks up for children

HIS name is often in the news as this paediatrician does not shy away from controversial issues. He is dedicated to children's health and...

Dr Dhanya sorts out behavioural issues

CLINICAL psychologist Dr Dhanya Pillai spends her days helping parents manage behavioural, emotional and social problems in their children. She also sees autistic children,...

Meet immunologist and allergist Dr Amir Hamzah

IF you live in the Klang Valley and your child has an allergy, there is a good chance you would have gone to Dr...

For Jochebed, it’s about making a difference

Jochebed Isaacs can usually be seen at her centre, the Early Autism Project, where she works as a supervisor. She spends her days trying...

Training autistic kids to cope with daily living

Grace Liew began her career as a psychologist at the National Autism Society of Malaysia. Now attached to the NASOM One Stop Centre in...

Sook Huey believes ADHD can be turned into an asset

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a growing concern for parents worldwide. Malaysia is no different. Children with ADHD may be hyperactive and unable...

Indra Balaratnam: Parents should guide kids in healthy eating

PARENTS who find it challenging to get their children to eat healthy food should just go for one of the talks by Indra Balaratnam....

Ruth Liew still passionate about child development

CHILD developmentalist Ruth Liew has spent many years working with children. She also had a column in The Star for many years. She takes...

Mohana Gill talks about healthy eating

EXPOSED to the sights and sounds in Myanmar in her formative years, Mohana Gill developed an affinity to good and healthy food. Today, the multiaward-winning...