Assistive Technology for Cerebral Palsy

Course Date
14 October 2022

Registration Deadline
30 September 2022

Time and Venue
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore
Training Room Level 4

Parent and Caregiver Training:
** Approved for Caregivers Training Grant (CTG) by Agency for Integrated Care (AIC).
Course fee : $110,
Co-payment of $10 only payable to CPAS using QR code.
CTG is capped at $200 per child per financial year.

Full Course fee: $110

Limited slots available

Course Capacity :
Max : 30 participants

Targeted Participants:
Teacher Aides,
Interventionists Aides,
Speech and Language Therapists,

Course Outline
This course aims to define Assistive Technology, its types, introductory concepts and terminology from the field of AT. This training will also provide knowledge on how Assistive Technology devices can be used to promote different living and learning skills for better social participation and integration.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to learn to:

  • Understand the purpose of Assistive Technology (AT) for persons with special needs,
  • Specific uses and benefits of AT in different occupational roles and contexts e.g during school, work and during play),
  • Various categories of AT
  • Considerations for selecting suitable AT for a person.

Course Instructor

Ms Manju Mohta, is a qualified and registered Occupational Therapist by Allied Health Professional Council of Singapore. She has total clinical experience of more than 15 years in Singapore and in India. Currently, in her role as a team member and Acting Head of Assistive Technology Hub of CPAS. She conducts functional skills and Assistive Technology needs Assessment for clients of CPAS (children and adults) with Cerebral Palsy and /or multiple disabilities. Following the assessment, trials and training, suitable Assistive devices are recommended by her team to the clients with an aim increase or improve their functional capabilities. She also recommends solutions to create a barrier free and easily accessible environment for CPAS clients within the center or at their homes. Her special interest is in the field of Assistive Technology, special seating, splinting, Environment Accessibility and Universal Design. She believes, that with suitable and trained use of Assistive Technology and by creating universally designed environment, enhanced opportunities can be generated for independent functioning of people with special needs.

Ms Chew Shi Yi is a qualified and registered Occupational Therapist with four years of working experience in Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore. She currently works with children ages 6 and below in the Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) and her caseload involves children with varied diagnosis including Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder and multiple disabilities. She is involved in assessment, trial and provision of equipment for use in the classroom and at home. She also shares information on usage of equipment with other members of the Trans-disciplinary team, such as the teachers and caregivers to allow the child to practice and generalise skill across settings. She believes that the use of these assistive devices will allow clents to perform and participate in leisure, school/work and activities of daily living (ADL) more independently.


Terms and Conditions
– Parent / Caregivers need to fill up the CTG form, provide photocopy of NRIC/passport, birth certificate of child, signature of participant, thumb print or sign by child as required by AIC.
– Registration will be confirmed only upon receiving invoice or full payment.
– In the event of no show up for the course, course fee will be charged with no refund.

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