Assistant Operations Manager
Virginia has been the Chief Executive at the CDC since 2005 but her involvement with the centre started long before that.
Passionate about teaching and children with special needs, Louise has a long tenure at the CDC and has contributed to the amazing growth of the organisation.
Having worked as a Speech and Language Therapist at the CDC since 1999, Julie now heads the therapy department with her extensive skills and experience in working with young children and families.
With professional training from Australia and the UK, plus multi-national corporate experience, Rohnii works in both the service and the development areas of the CDC.
A dedicated and experienced psychologist, Yvonne has provided consultancy for UNICEF-led projects and partners with The University of Hong Kong on word regarding early childhood development.
Isabel has solid experience in working with children. Upon receiving her psychology undergraduate degree in the U.S., Isabel further pursued professional training in Educational Psychology and Expressive Arts Therapy in Hong Kong.
With training and work experience from both Hong Kong and Australia, Maureen values the CDC’s multi-cultural environment.
Ann is a long-term CDC member with deep content knowledge in occupational therapy and its use with young children.
A long-standing CDC staff member since 1999, Louise has experience working both inside and outside of the classroom setting in the CDC.
Cordelia is experienced in the fundraising and development field, having worked in a variety of local and international NGOs.
Yvonne is one of the few specialists in Hong Kong who has been awarded the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst status.
Vallabhi’s passion for working with children of different levels of abilities and needs has driven her to join the CDC to become a Behaviour Therapist following her professional experience and exposure in developmental psychology in London and India.
Educated in Hong Kong and the UK and with experience in SEN teaching and research, Jessica is determined use her skills to bring out every child’s true potential.
A long-term CDC teacher, Joan has a firm belief we must allow each child to learn in their own way.
Olivia is an experienced and passionate teacher who treasures every child’s uniqueness and is dedicated in inspiring child’s learning.
Trained in Canada where he practised for over 15 years, Thomas added to the CDC team his extensive experience in delivering occupational therapy.
With a desire to help children to lead a full life and function independently, Natalie joined CDC as soon as she moved to Hong Kong from the UK.
Jonathan joined CDC as an Occupational Therapist to further strengthen his expertise within a multidisciplinary team. He believes that interacting with children can develop one’s flexibility, patience and creativity.
Inspired by the children in the CDC, Shirley is on her way to realising her goal to become a SEN teacher.
An experienced professional, Halijah brings physiotherapy and expertise training from Australia with specialty training in sensory integration.
Sara is an experienced Occupational Therapist who has worked in various settings in both Hong Kong and the United States.
With well over 10 years of occupational therapy experience, Coley is a well-rounded therapist who has a wealth of knowledge in working with young children with individual needs.
Following her passion to work with children through therapy and play, Cherie joined CDC in 2014 after working as a paediatric occupational therapist in the Philippines, Beijing and Shanghai.
With both a speech pathology and an audiology degree, Rita brings a unique skill set to the therapy team.
Wanting to make a difference in children’s lives, Matthew joined the CDC after qualifying and working in Australia.
Karen joined the CDC after receiving her speech and language pathology qualifications in the UK, bringing her experience in Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) and psychology.
Abreast of the newest methods and trends in speech therapy, Karen joined the CDC upon receiving her master’s degree in the USA.
Carrie is an experienced social worker and has an unwavering commitment to bettering the welfare of children and young people with different levels of needs and abilities.
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