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Our Team

Kids Connect, you and your child are in excellent hands.

Our programs are crafted and specifically designed to develop the potentials of your child.  

 

We conduct behavioral assessment, we create personalized plan,

we set target goals, we collect and analyze data,

we strategize teaching steps, we are scientifically based,

and we are result-driven.  Yes, we are PROFESSIONALS.  

 

Yet yet yet, nothing is more important than having SUPER FUN in our program!  

Join us and laugh like "hahahahahaha!",

play like your child is connecting the whole world of ideas,

and learn like you are motivated and inspired.  

 

We proudly say that there is no program like us in Hong Kong! 

To join our team, please apply and submit your resume to admin@kidsconnect.hk

Emily Kwan
 
Emily Kwan, Clinical Director

 Master of Applied Disabilities (specialization in ABA), Toronto, Canada

 Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), USA

 Certified Supervisor for BCBA & BCaBA, Hong Kong

 Vice President of Hong Kong Association of Board Analysis

 Clinical Training of Social Thinking, Santa Clara, USA

 Over 20 years of experience in the field from Canada and Hong Kong

Emily is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) endorsed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.  She is also a certified supervisor for those who are pursuing BCBAs and BCaBAs. In addition, Emily also received the official clinical training of Social Thinking directly under the founders of Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke in their headquarter office in Santa Clara.  She is the only professional in Hong Kong that obtained the professional qualifications from both BACB and Social Thinking, which makes Kids Connect the unique center that provides a wide scope with rich content in their programs. 

 

In the past 20 years, she consulted, supervised and worked hands–on with hundreds of children with atypical learning profiles in a variety of settings across Canada and Hong Kong. The settings include center-based and home-based programs for behavioral intervention, public and private schools for school support serviced, residential programs for adults and other community based programs for social skills training.  The scope of age ranges from as young as one year old to elderly age.  

 

Emily is currently the Vice President of Hong Kong Association for Behavior Analysis (HKABA), where she was also the President of it for over 4 years in the past.  She was also one of the course instructors of the BCBA program in Hong Kong and she taught the Behavioral Assessment and Evaluation of Behavioral Interventions course.

 

Emily completed her Master’s degree from Brock University, where it launched the first BACB program with the classroom experience in Ontario.  When she was in Toronto, she excelled in 3 accreditations and received the Highest Rating of Excellence rated by the highly reputable Accreditation Canada.  In another accreditation conducted by the York University of Canada, Emily also led her clinical team to receive the Highest Ratings in Toronto amongst the 25 clinical teams in Ontario.  

 

Emily specializes in tailoring Personalised Learning Plans and implementing them through the evidence-based practices of behavioral principles and social thinking framework.  She holds a high standard from assessment, to planning, to implementation, to data collection and data analysis; and aims for each child to reach their potential.  As part of her journey in promoting evidence–based intervention to the community, Emily has conducted many workshops and training sessions for parents, teachers, therapists, psychologists, administrators and the general public both in Canada and Hong Kong.  She has supervised many students in their practicum. She is also familiar with the practice and curriculum of many kindergartens and international schools in Hong Kong. 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Master of Applied Disabilities Studies, specialisation in Applied Behavior Analysis from Brock University, Canada (www.brocku.ca

  • Received Clinical Training Program directly from the founders of Social Thinking in the clinics of Santa Clara (www.socialthinking.com)​

 

  • Previous Faculty Instructor of BCBA program offered by HKABA (approved by BCBA from U.S.)

  • President of Hong Kong Association for Behavior Analysis from 2012 - 2016

  • Supervisor of local and oversea students who are pursuing the BCBA & BCaBA qualification

 

  • Led the clinical team to receive the Highest Total Ratings and Highest Ratings in the domains of 1) Quality of Programming, 2) Quality of Management, and 3) Parent Satisfaction amongst 24 clinical teams in the accreditation conducted by the York University in Canada.

 

  • Led the clinical team to receive the Excellent Rating in the accreditation conducted by the Accreditation Canada.

 

Grace

Grace Lo, Program Supervisor

Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT), BACB, USA

BSocSc in Honours Psychology, Hong Kong

 

Grace aspires to provide quality intervention for children with special education needs to reach their full potential. Being in the field for about 8 years now and many years at Kids Connect now, Grace is experienced in providing 1:1 intensive and personalized intervention and social skills training to children for different age groups.

 

Grace has worked with children from aged 2 to primary school age with different developmental profiles, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and developmental delays. She has also provided school enhancement services at various mainstream schools in Hong Kong, where she worked closely with school teachers to develop and implement behavioral plans to facilitate children’s learning in a classroom. As a piano and ukulele player, Grace is great at incorporating musical and creative elements into intervention plans. She is also skilled in illustrating and using visual aids to cater the needs of children with different learning styles.

 

Grace already discovered her passion for working with children with special needs during her university years. She completed her Bachelor of Social Sciences, majoring in psychology, with first-class honour from the University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the team, Grace worked as an intern at the Education Bureau, where she conducted research to evaluate a 3-tier intervention program for primary school students with special learning profiles.

 

Seeing the positive changes brought to the children and their families over the years, Grace will continue to strive for her best to support children with different learning profiles to maximize their potential and achieve the best quality of life.

Bianca

Bianca Lui, Behavioral Therapist

B.A. in Early Childhood and Family Studies, USA

 

Bianca has over 7 years of working experience in the field of education.  In her many years of experience at Kids Connect, Bianca has been providing 1:1 therapy services to children with special learning profiles aged 2 - 10 years in their home, school, and the center. Her experience includes implementing behavioral interventions and social skills programs in an individual and small group settings. Bianca is also a support teacher in the mainstream schools, where she works closely and collaborates with the teachers to come up with a behavioral plan and strategies that will best support the child in a classroom. 

 

Bianca earned a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Family Studies with magna cum laude from the University of Washington.  Prior to joining the team, she had the opportunity to work as a teaching assistant, where she designed lesson plans to facilitate the development of academic, social and intellectual aspects in young children and facilitated play amongst them in school settings. 

 

Bianca is highly motivated by providing quality services that go above and beyond, making sure each child gets the support that best suits for his or her unique needs. 

Tiffany

Tiffany Han, Behavioral Therapist

BSocSc in Honours Psychology, Hong Kong

 

Tiffany has over 6 years of working experience in the field.  In her many years at Kids Connect, Tiffany has been providing one-on-one behavioral interventions to children with diverse learning needs of different ages. Her experience includes designing and conducting intervention based on ABA for both 1:1 and group, school support program in primary school and middle school, and running social classes. 

 

Prior to joining the team, Tiffany also worked as a learning support teacher in different educational settings, including mainstream schools and tutorial centers for over 3 years. She has experience in implementing individualized programs for children with special needs, ranging from autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression to dyslexia. 

 

Tiffany graduated from the a local university in Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree, majoring in Psychology. In prior to joining the team, she worked as an intern at the TWGHs Ho Yuk Ching Educational Psychology Center, where she designed and organised different classroom activities to assist the development of  children with special learning profiles.  

 

Tiffany believes that each child was different and unique, it is extremely rewarding as she finds a great sense of success through helping children with different learning profiles. Furthermore, it is joyful to hear children's laughter during playing and learning; and seeing the achievements made by them.

Louise

Louise Tse, Behavioral Therapist

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), USA

Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis, UK

BSocSc in Honours Psychology, UK

 

Louise completed the Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at the University of Kent from U.K. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Sheffield, UK. Throughout her postgraduate studies, Louise gained insights into the ABA principles and strategies, which laid a strong foundation for working as a behavioral therapist.  She is currently a candidate for the qualification of BCBA.

Louise is always captivated by the underlying processes of human behaviour.  In prior to joining the team, she had various opportunities of working with children aged 3 to 12 in both school and community settings. She was responsible for designing teaching plans and implementing activities for children with ASD and ADHD. Louise believes that every child has a unique learning profile which should be appreciated without judging. She is enthusiastic about helping children with disabilities to extend their skills and attain the highest quality of life.  Recognising the special learning profiles in some children, Louise apprehended that providing an effective treatment at an early stage is vital. 

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