LIM Heng Fook Levan

Associate Professor

Early Childhood & Special Needs Education (ECSE)

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BA (English Literature and Sociology), MEd (Counseling Education), MEd (Special Education), PhD (Special Education)


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  • Assoc Prof Levan Lim has worked in various countries, including the United States, Australia and Singapore. At NIE, he has taught courses in special education in the Master of Education programme as well as in the Diploma in Special Education programme. His research interests include transition and the post-school outcomes of students with disabilities; severe disabilities; intentional communities and relationships for persons with disabilities; the inclusion of students with disabilities within regular mainstream schools; and issues in special education in Singapore. From 2005 till 2009, he was an executive board member at the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) and was also the chair of the APSN curriculum committee.

  • Special Needs