Who Are We

Hatching Center is a center for children with special needs in Kuala Lumpur. It was set up when the founder noticed missing gaps in the education system for typical and atypical children. The founder of Hatching believes that every child should enjoy learning through play. We believe that every child should be ENABLE to PLAY, PLAY to LEARN, LEARN to GROW, GROW to EXCEL. We are here to help and prepare them for a better Quality of Life. We aimed to provide opportunities for every child to discover the potential within them.


Our mission is to enable children through play‐based approach in their development towards a quality of life with their families and society. Both typical and atypical children should be enabled through the different programs uniquely designed by Hatching. Part of our mission is to advocate and support different diverse communities and bring forward betterment for all.


Hatching Center core principle of 'Quality Rather Than Quantity' envision us to develop and provide therapists and facilitators with recognised qualifications and relevant experience in approaches. Training and development is key to our providence to ensure the quality of our services.


As a private institution and in line with our vision and mission, we also provide subsidies for families who are marginalized due to social‐economic conditions.

Our Team

The Hatching Center team consists of special education teachers, play therapists, clinical or educational psychologist, speech pathologist, occupational therapist, physical therapist music therapist, and other professionals within Hatching Center network. Hatching Center also have a panel of visiting consultants including paediatricians, neurologists and child psychiatrists.


We have a comprehensive range of standardised assessments, observations and structured programmes to cater to a wide range of needs. Using this pool of resources, the team of professionals collaborates to conduct assessments and develop individualised programmes for each child or adolescent. The programmes are also planned with family involvement in mind as their participation is important in facilitating the child’s progress.


Our Offerings

We offer support for the parents and also assessment for the children. We also provide education based on individual needs and development milestone. We aimed for overachievement. We help to promote awareness among peoples on Special Needs. Focus on mental and physical health development.

Our Mission

Our commitment is to enable children through play‐based approach in their development towards leading a better quality of life with their families and society.

Our Visions
  • Play

  • Learn

  • Grow

  • Excel

and many more...

Ms. Loh Yee Shan

MSc / BScPsy /  DipSpEd / Cert

Ms. Yee Shan is the Founder and Managing Director of Hatching Center. 


Her credentials include MSc in Child Psychology (New Zealand), BSc in Psychology (Malaysia) as well as Diploma in Special Education (Singapore). She is also a certified practitioner of Play Therapy (Australia)- a therapy generally employed with children aged 3 through 11 and provides a way for them to express their experiences and feelings through a natural, self-guided, self-healing process. 


She has many years of experience working with children from a wide range of conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexics, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder and Developmental Delays both in Singapore and in Malaysia.

Ms. Tan Lay Ean
Personal Assistant to Ms. Loh Yee Shan
Ms. Looi Wei Li
Co-Director, Speech-Language Therapist
Ms Wei Li is the Co-Director of Hatching Center. She was graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Speech Sciences (UKM, Malaysia). She is also a Hanen certified therapist who is qualified to conduct Hanen workshop for parents. She has been working in Hospital UKM for the first 4 years after graduation and involving in the management of both paediatrics and adults cases, ranging from infant to elderly, as well as parents and teachers training. After she resigned from the hospital work, she changed to home-based therapy for 2 years and at the same time, started exploring in intervention center’s settings, in which she works closely with the teachers.


She has many years of experience working with children with language disorder and speech disorders (including apraxia) and adults with aphasia and swallowing disorder. These clients may have diagnosis of Autism, ADHD and Specific Language Impairment. She is a member of Malaysian Association of Speech and Hearing (MASH). 

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy, Major in Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA

  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Major in Health Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA

  • Diploma in Special Education (Autism), UKM

Mr. Shahrizal B. Selamat
Director and Occupational Therapist

Head of School

Ms. Tan Ei Win

Acting Head, Clinical Psychologist, PJ Center

  • Master of Clinical Psychology (Hons), HELP University

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychology, Sunway University

Mr. Jeremy Yong

Cheras Center

  • Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology.

  • Behavioural Management Workshop, Speech and Occupational Therapy


Ms. Nur Hidayatul Akma Binti Rosni 
Occupational Therapist
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Universiti Teknologi MARA

  • Diploma of Occupational Therapy, Universiti Teknologi MARA

Ms. Aliaa Assyamimi Bt Hashim


  • Diploma in Physiotherapy, Pusrawi International College of Medical Sciences

  • Attended Autism Programme, Permata Kurnia

Ms. Ellen Kong Wen Wen
Occupational Therapist
  • Bachelor of OT, University of Queensland, Australia

Ms. Emily Kok Fang Wei 
Speech-Language Therapist
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Hons) (Speech Pathology), UKM

Ms. Shee Wei San (Shervyn)
External Speech Therapist
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Hons) (Speech Pathology), UKM

Senior Special Needs Teachers

Ms. Gan Shy Cheat
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology, Major in Counselling, UTAR

  • Experienced Sensory Integration Therapist

Ms. Rishwani Subramaniam 
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Segi University

  • Attended Speech and Occupational Therapy workshops

Mr. Huan Chong Sien
  • Advanced Diploma in Special Education, College of Allied Educators

  • Diploma in Learning Disorder Management and Child Psychology, College of Allied Educators

  • Instructor’s Certificate in Literacy Development for Children with Special Needs, 

     Hils Learning Centre

Ms. Shew Mee Lai
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Psychology, Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TARC)

  • Diploma in Social Science (Counselling), Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TARC)

Ms. Rachel Leong Weng Yan 
  • Diploma in Learning Disorder Management and Child Psychology, College of Allied Educators

Ms. Joanne Thean Mei Lee 
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology, Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TARC)

  • Undertaking Master of Child Psychology at USCI University

Special Needs Teachers

Ms. Wong Sook Mei (May)
  • Diploma in Learning Disorder Management and Child Psychology, College of Allied Educators

Ms. Sanmugapiriya Nadaraja
  • Advanced Diploma in Special Education and Child Psychology, College of Allied Educators

Ms. Leong Khai Jing
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), HELP University

Ms. Hana Ahmad Faez  
  • BSc in Psychology, University of Essex, England

Ms. Choo Wei Shan
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), HELP University

  • Currently undertaking Master of Education (Special Education) at University of Malaya

Ms. Kee Gaik Pei (Michelle) 
  • Master of Child Psychology, USCI University

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), HELP University

Ms. Syarifah Nur Syahira bt Syed Abdul Khalid 
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Michigan State University, USA

Ms. Adelina Binti Zulkifli  
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), Cardiff University, UK

Preschool and Infant Care Teachers

Mr. Kan Khai Wei
  • High School Diploma (American Syllabus), EQ Development Centre Penang

Ms. Maszeliana Binti Salleh

Infant & Child Caregiver

  • School of Nursing, Tung Shin Hospital, KL

  • Registered with Malaysian Nursing Board

Ms. Bibi Mechelle Binti Johanis 

Assistant Infant & Child Caregiver

  • Diploma in Nursing, MAHSA University College

Mandarin Teacher

Ms. Eng Soo Meng
  • Degree for Special Education, National Taichung University of Education (Taiwan)

Teacher Assistant

Ms. Tuan Norziana Binti Megat Halim 
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Ms. Ng Wei Jien 
  • Bachelor of Ed. (Hons) Special Education, Sultan Idris Education University

Ms. Chong Sin Yee 
  • Master of Child Psychology, USCI University

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), HELP University

Mr. Izzat Farihin Bin Kamarunizam 
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences in Psychology (Hons), International Islamic University Malaysia

Ms. Nor Faizah Binti Mohd Cholif 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Hons), Indiana University, Bloomington, United States of America

Ms. Marie Tan Ying Hui 
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), HELP University


Ms. Siti Hawa Binti Ahmad Rasheed Khan

Receptionist cum Admin

  • Diploma in Business Management

Ms. Subashani A/P Nadaraja 

Teacher Assistant cum Admin Support

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Universiti Putra Malaysia


Mr. Tang Ee Shawn

Art Teacher 

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Nottingham Malaysia

  • Attended Art Therapy course (International Psychology Centre)

  • Attended Watercolour Painting Workshop by Ong Kim Seng

  • 8 years of experience conducting art lessons for special needs

Ms. Ng Pik Kwan

Music Teacher

  • Diploma in Music, Malaysia Institution of Art

  • Diploma in Special Needs, Kolej DIKA

  • Attended Hanen Programme- It Takes Two To Talk


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Associated Organisations

Head Quarter

Unit A01-1, Plaza Kelana Jaya,

Jalan SS7/13A, Petaling Jaya,

47301 Selangor

Cheras Branch 

15-B, Jalan Suarasa 8/3, Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, 43200 Cheras, Selangor 

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