Early Intervention Programme

The Early Intervention Programme SAMH is one of the earliest such programme to be set up in Malaysia.

It was started as a home-based programme,by Dr. Gwen Smith, in 1981 .

The EIP later become centre – based under the guidance of Australian psychologist , Mr . Robert Deller in 1988.

The Early Intervention Programme caters for children 6 years and below. An assessment is done before admission. An individual education plan is than worked out for the child. Parents are encouraged to implement at home,what the child learns at the centre.School hours are two hours per week.

The subjects taught in individual work are:

1. Language development
2. Number
3. Fine and Gross Motor skills
4. Self- Help Skills and
5. Makaton Language Vocalbury.

Group Activities :

1. Dough Play
2. Water Play
3. Sand Play
4. Block Play
5. Art & Craft
6. Computer Skills and
7. storytelling.


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