Dr. Doris Ang
Dr Doris Ang, certified Irlen Diagnostician and Regional Clinic Director, holds a Master in Social Science and a BA in Psychology. She was clinically trained in Australia.
Doris serves on the Irlen International Development Committee (IIDC). For 10 years, she was doing counselling and life skill training in Changi Womens’ Prison to help inmates reintegrate into society upon their release. Since 1991, she has been involved in Grief and Bereavement counselling for patients and families in Hospice Care Association. She was commended a Family Life Ambassador in 2002. She was a Consultant for Dignity Link, a Social enterprise which aims to enable people with mental illness to lead productive functioning lives in society. Doris was featured in Straits Times, Mind-Your-Body, and interviewed live on Radio 93.8 as well as on TV Channel 8. She was awarded a long service award by the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports for her invaluable contributions to the community.
Being a dyslexic herself and suffering from Irlen Syndrome (visual dyslexia), Doris managed to overcome her disorder which led to her interest and concern for students who were underachieving and experiencing reading difficulties. She realises there is a lack of knowledge about this condition and treatment in Singapore, and hopes to work with schools and higher educational institutions to arrest and treat Irlen Syndrome especially in young children. She authored the book “Achieve Your Breakthrough in Learning Difficulties” to share with parents, teachers and professionals to educate them about the Irlen Method for treating visual dyslexia.
Tan Hui Soon
After obtaining her Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Australia in early 90s, Hui Soon spent more than two decades in the corporate world. Being a mother of two teenagers, she has developed special interest and passion for children struggling with learning disabilities.
In 2007, she obtained her Instructor’s Certificate in Learning Disorders Management and Language Development and completed her graduate diploma in Child Psychology and Counselling.
In 2009, she was been awarded her Certificate and Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis by London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She specialises in children with behaviour and academic problems.
In 2010, she discovered that her son has dyslexia. She enrolled herself in the 42-hours Essential Literacy Approach (ELA) Course organised by Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) to better understand the problems Dyslexic children face and how to effectively coach them.
In 2012, after seeing how her son, who also suffers from Irlen Syndrome, benefited from the Irlen filters, she became a partner in Irlen Dyslexia Clinic to be trained as a screener and diagnostician. She has successfully treated many clients since then.
In 2016, she has obtained her WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) to help her conduct workshops and talks in public.
Janet has obtained a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree and Certificate in Dyscalculia and Numeracy Teaching and is currently pursuing a Master in Psychology at Leeds Beckett University.
Janet has 4 children and 3 of them are currently benefiting from the Irlen lenses. She states, “My kids’ lives have improved tremendously since they started wearing the Irlen lenses. I am committed to bringing the Irlen Method to individuals who need it.” She has been actively promoting the awareness of Irlen Syndrome by involving with talks in schools, tuition centres, and the community in Singapore.
Janet is determined to use her psychological knowledge and the Irlen Method to help people achieve breakthroughs in their lives.