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Meet Our Team

Phoebe Lau, MSc, PGDE, BCBA

Associate Director

Phoebe Lau earned her Masters in Developmental Psychopathology from the University of Durham. She holds a Qualified Teaching Status (PGDE) from the HK Education Bureau, with which she provides supervision to TCI staff who are working towards their own PGDE certifications. 

Since her days as a university student, Phoebe has dedicated herself to helping the neurodiverse population. She has worked for the National Autistic Society in London, where she worked with adults across the spectrum. Joining TCI in 2013, she brought her experience to the front line of primary school intervention for students with SEN, including those with ASD, AD/HD, and global developmental delays. Using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in both one-to-one and group settings she helped develop her strength as a specialist instructor.   

In 2014 she took on the role of a Head Teacher at TCI, overseeing a wider group of ABA teachers and students with neurodiverse needs. In 2016 she completed her Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) training. Through her qualifications and depth of experience, she took on a more supervisory role, playing a formative part in the development of many of TCI’s teachers. 


Currently, Phoebe serves as the Associate Director of TCI, overseeing its teams and educational programs. In this role she continues to research and develop best practice approaches to SEN learning, foster and develop talent within TCI, and continue her mission to ensure TCI students receive an exceptional learning experience that promotes their whole-self development.

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Daryl Cheung, MSc, MA, BCBA 

Assistant Director

Daryl Cheung completed her Masters of Arts in Professional Behaviour Analysis and obtained her Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) credential in 2020   She has obtained her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from The University of Toronto and the Advanced Behavioural Science diploma from George Brown College, Canada. Afterwards, she devoted herself in the field of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) working with children on the autism spectrum at a center-based clinic in Toronto for more than 1 year.


Daryl relocated to Hong Kong and joined The Children’s Institute of Hong Kong in 2011.  Daryl has a passion in the field of neuroscience and then took the chance to complete her Masters of Science in Stroke and Clinical Neuroscience from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 


With years of professional experiences in working with children and teenagers with complex and varied diagnoses, she is knowledgeable in applying ABA in a one-to-one and group setting.  She supervises teachers and students in the development of their Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) goals, drawing on a deep understanding of their academics, behavioral and socio-emotional development.  She is proud to have helped countless students attend and transition into mainstream classrooms successfully, reducing the need for support or coming off support entirely. 


Daryl’s dedication involves working on the preparation of adulthood programs for teenagers, placing a strong emphasis on the importance of equipping individuals with the core skills that foster independence and integration into the community. She has worked in the local school setting to design and implement socio-emotional groups and one-to-one lessons. She hopes to continue this work, which enhances the quality of life for neurodiverse individuals and their families.

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Jamie So, MSSc, MA, BCBA

Assistant Director

Jamie is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Behavioral Health from the University of Hong Kong.

 

Throughout her career, Jamie has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for students with special education needs and their caregivers. She has extensive experience working with a diverse range of students, from preschool to high school, who present various learning difficulties such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), global developmental delay, and other behavioral and emotional challenges. Jamie is experienced in developing and implementing individualized intervention plans and behavioral intervention plans tailored to address the unique needs of each student in one-to-one, small group, and mainstream school settings.

 

Jamie now supervises various teams at TCI and provides guidance to staff members pursuing their credentials in the field. Additionally, Jamie conducts training sessions for parents and caregivers, equipping them with effective strategies and techniques to support their children's progress and overall well-being.

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Jackie Kwan graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Psychology and Social Studies. She subsequently obtained her Master's in Counseling from the University of Hong Kong and in Special Education from Arizona State University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and trained in directive group play therapy.

 

Jackie has worked with a wide range of populations, including providing counseling to teenagers, conducting social groups for children with emotional and behavioral problems, and implementing 1:1 ABA interventions both at home and in school settings. She has worked with students facing various challenges, including AD/HD, PDD, PANDAS, as well as other intellectual or developmental disabilities. She has honed an expertise in designing individualized programs, implementing applied behavioral interventions, and providing school shadow support.

Jackie Kwan, MSS, MA, BCBA

Case Supervisor

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Nathania Wong attended Simon Fraser University, where she earned her BA in Psychology and Linguistics, followed by certificates in Linguistics of Speech Science and Teaching English as a Second Language.  After returning to Hong Kong, she earned her Master’s in Child and Family Education from the Education University of Hong Kong. 

 

Throughout her career, Nathania has continued to broaden her expertise and qualifications, obtaining Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Qualified Behavior Analyst (QBA) certificates while working at TCI. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctor of Education in Special Education, focusing on intervention training and teacher development. 

 

Nathania has been working with neurodivergent individuals since her undergraduate studies in 2014. She has gained deep insight in developing a variety of tailored intervention programs based on Applied Behavior Analysis. She has worked with individuals diagnosed with ASD, AD/HD, and other special needs both in one-to-one and integrative inclusive classroom settings.

 

Nathania Wong, M.A., BCBA, QBA 

Case Supervisor

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Chelsea Low attained her BSc in Psychology from UCL and her Master’s in Applied Psychology with a focus on Diverse Learning Needs from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a graduate member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society.
 

Chelsea has been working in special needs education since 2015, primarily focusing on school-aged students with diverse and complicated learning profiles. She works across home, school, and NGO settings, with one-to-one instruction, groups, or classroom integration. Additionally, she provides training for families of SEN students and teacher training for professionals. Chelsea’s broad experience in the field also includes supervision of therapists and the implementation and design of individualized academic and behavioral programs. 

 

Chelsea is passionate about unlocking the full potential of the children she works with, particularly emphasizing the importance of social skills and emotional regulation work. She actively supports children's growth and development through a wide range of extracurricular activities related to child development and education. She is a certified art pastel and aroma candle instructor and a certified Yoga and Mindfulness instructor for children and teens. She utilizes these skills to bring more holistic, positive, and creative elements into her clinical work.

Chelsea Low, MA, BCBA

Case Supervisor

Rianna Yung, MSSc, QBA, BCaBA 

Case Supervisor

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Rianna completed her BSc in Psychology at James Madison University and obtained a Master of Social Science in Counseling from the University of Hong Kong. She is a Qualified Behavior Analyst (QBA) and a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. She is also trained in The Zones of Regulation®.

 

Rianna began her journey in special needs education in 2017, working with children ages 4 through 16, with a focus on severe special needs in a one-to-one and group setting. She has also worked with the integration of milder students with SEN into mainstream classrooms, with great success. She has experience in designing and implementing individualized education plans to promote socially significant behaviors of children with ASD, ADHD, and other developmental delays. Coming from a counseling background and trained in Applied Behavior Analysis, she puts together the skills acquired to help students cope with challenges, train teachers to ensure the quality of teaching, and develop Individual Education Plans that involve parents, teachers and other specialists.

Iris Ho, MA, QBA, BCaBA

Case Supervisor

 

Iris Ho earned her Master of Art in Behavior Analysis Practice from the Florida Institute of Technology and obtained the Qualified Behavior Analyst certification (QBA) in 2023. Additionally, she completed her Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis at Capilano University in 2019, and her Bachelor of Art in Psychology at Simon Fraser University, Canada, in 2015. She is also trained in PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) Level 1 Training. 

 

Iris’ career in Special Education began in 2014 in Canada where she gained experience working with a wide range of individuals with SEN, including AD/HD, Down Syndrome, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has experience working with students of all ages and across classroom and home settings. She designs behavior training programs that promote social skills, runs teacher training programs, conducts assessments, and creates Individualized Education Plans.

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Shanice Lau, MS, BCBA 

Case Supervisor

 

Shanice Lau graduated from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2016 and earned a Master's degree in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella University in 2020. She obtained the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification in 2021. 

 

Shanice is passionate about creating a positive impact and making meaningful changes to the lives of individuals with special needs and their families. Since starting her journey in SEN education in 2016, Shanice has gained extensive experiences working with individuals with varied profiles, including ASD, AD/HD, Down Syndrome, and other developmental differences in the United States and Hong Kong. Her experience includes designing, implementing, and systematically monitoring self-acquisition and behavior management programs with evidence based behavioral principles in both one-to-one and group instructional settings. In her efforts to promote and grow the best practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Shanice provides ongoing supervision and training to the teachers. 

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Candy Tsang graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a BSc in Cognitive Science. She then obtained her Master’s in in Education (Inclusive Education) from Hong Kong Baptist University and her BCBA credentials from Florida Institute of Technology.

 

Candy is dedicated to uncovering students' potential and creating a learning environment that meets their individual needs, resulting in positive learning outcomes. Her expertise lies in designing and implementing interventions based on Applied Behavior Analysis and providing academic support in both one-to-one and group settings. She has extensive experience working with students with special learning needs from kindergarten to high school across various clinical and educational settings. 

 

Currently, Candy serves as the Case Supervisor of the Small Group Class, where she is responsible for managing daily operations, teaching, and implementing programs within the classroom.

Candy Tsang, MEd (Inclusive Education), BCBA 

Case Supervisor

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Heather Cheung received her BA in Psychology (with a minor in Education) from Simon Fraser University. Upon moving back to Hong Kong, she earned her Master of Education degree from The Education University of Hong Kong, specializing in Special Needs, Giftedness, and Counselling. As of 2022, Heather is both a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and a Qualified Behaviour Analyst (QBA). As an enthusiastic lifelong learner, she is now obtaining her Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with a focus on Special Educational Needs from The University of Hong Kong; expected to be completed in May 2024.

Heather is committed to promoting inclusive education for all individuals with unique learning and developmental needs, and celebrating such diversities as a way for them to reach their full potential. Her expertise lies in Early Intervention, Behavior Analysis, Assessment & Intervention, Individual Education Plan Development, and International Mainstream School Integration. She has accrued her broad experience from her time as a Learner Support Teacher and ABA teacher across international schools and clinical environments in both Canada and Hong Kong.

Heather Cheung, MEd, BCBA, QBA 

Head Teacher

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Sandy Lau completed her Master’s degree in Applied Psychology (Diverse Learning Needs) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and both her BA in Linguistics and Certificate in the Linguistics of Speech Science (CLSS) from Simon Fraser University.

 

Sandy started her path in early years education as a recreation assistant at summer programs for preschoolers in Canada. She is a Board Certificated Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has over 5 years experience working with children with special education needs in both one-on-one and integrated classroom settings. Prior to joining TCI, Sandy was a research assistant in several research studies related to language comprehension amongst school-aged Cantonese-speaking children with or without ASD conducted at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Across these contexts she has gained extensive experience working with kids with a variety of special needs and developmental issues. 

Sandy Lau, MA, BCBA 

Senior ABA Teacher

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Floremar Sulit earned her BSc in Psychology from Canossa College and her BCaBa from the Hong Kong Association for Behavior Analysis. She has 15 years of experience in working with individuals across the autism spectrum in various age groups. 

 

Prior to joining TCI, she gained valuable experience in a home-based setting, focusing on teaching independent living skills to children and teenagers. Floremar is also experienced in writing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) and conducting assessments. She is committed to provide personalized interventions and promote positive behavior change.

Floremar Sulit, B.S., BCaBA 

Senior ABA Teacher

Phoebe Wong

EA, Senior Admin

Phoebe Wong is a qualified Early Childhood Educator and a certified Montessori teacher. Having lived and studied in both Hong Kong and Toronto, she brings a diverse range of experiences to her work. With over 15 years of experience in working with young children, Phoebe has made the decision to transition into the administrative field, seeking new opportunities and challenges.

 

Pior to joining TCI, Phoebe was engaged in administrative work at The Harbour School, and she is now excited to bring her expertise to the team to TCI. Her dedication to bringing joy to children’s lives continues to drive her professional pursuits.

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