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Learning support / development support

  • On-site intervention and learning support to pre-schoolers


    The Development Support and Learning Support (DS-LS) programme is an initiative by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) to provide on-site intervention and learning support to pre-schoolers with mild developmental needs in mainstream kindergartens and childcare centres.


    These are the skills development areas that the DS-LS aims to support:

    • Speech and Language
    • Social-communication
    • Fine motor and handwriting
    • Gross motor and co-ordination
    • Attention and concentration
    • Learning and literacy
    • Social and emotional


    Operating from SPD@Jurong and SPD@Tampines, our teams comprise of speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, learning support facilitators, educational psychologists, learning support educators and social workers.


    To apply 
    Parents who are interested can approach their respective pre-school or contact our centres for more information. Fees are determined by the MSF Means Testing, hence caregivers are required to submit the following prior to admission:

    • child’s birth certificate and an identity card-sized photo
    • NRIC and income statement/payslips of all members living in the same household


    For enquiries and more information, please contact:

    Ms Khairiah Binte Jamaludeen, Case Management Officer (SPD@Jurong)

    Tel: 6665 1851

    Email: click here to email


    Ms Lai Khai Khim, Social Worker (SPD@Tampines)

    Tel: 6587 7603

    Email: click here to email