Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Nah Yong Hwee
Assistant Professor, National Institute of Education - Psychology and Child & Human Development
Dr Nah Yong Hwee (Fei) is an Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. Both his research and clinical interests are in the (early) detection of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in young children, as well as ASD across the lifespan. He is also a Registered Psychologist of Singapore Registered Psychologists (SRP) and Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA). He has more than 20 years of working experience as a psychologist, and has assessed/worked with more than 1000 individuals with ASD and other developmental disabilities ranging from 10 months to 60 years old both here in Singapore and in Australia. In addition, he is a Registered Psychologist Supervisor in Singapore.
Assessment and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder across the life span,Instrument Development and Validation,Intellectual Disability and Learning Disorder
  • The Transition and Adjustment of Children with Special Educational Needs in Primary or Special Schools: A Study of Three Year Outcomes and their Determinants
  • Harnessing Positive Psychology Principles in Fostering Academic Motivation/Engagement and Wellbeing of Low-Progress Learners in Singapore
  • Evaluation of a Pilot Mentoring programme for Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN): SOAR (Strengths and Outcomes-focused AppRoach)
  • Developing and Piloting an Assessment Tool of Daily Living Skills for Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in Singapore
  • Beginning Early: SingaPore's Ongoing Study starting in Infancy of Twenty-first-century-skills, Individual differences, and Variance in the Environment (BE POSITIVE study)
  • Factors Affecting University Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)'s Disclosure of their Diagnoses to Their Peers