Our Job Coaches

Ruth Ong

Ruth has been serving the Special needs community since 2012. She supports persons with Autism in both academics and life skills learning by employing differentiated instructions and task based on their learning needs, skills and interests.

Through her involvement in the special needs community, she sees the importance of developing a person holistically. That sparks off to further develop and harness her skills in areas such as social and emotional development. She embarked on her studies in Master of Education, Developmental Psychology and graduated in 2016.

Ruth enjoys working with persons of various ages and abilities. She believes that each person possesses certain area of strength and potential. They are just yet to be discovered and realised.

Qualifications:

Master of Education (Developmental Psychology)
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Business and Management studies
Certificate in Autism

WAYNE KOH

Wayne is an Associate Adult Educator (AAE) under the national SkillsFuture initiative in the Adult Education Professionalisation (AEP). He has the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) and is qualified to function as a trainer and assessor for SSG-Funded WSQ and non-WSQ Certifiable courses. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Skills and Workforce Development (UK) and will be graduating in 2020.

Prior to joining Extra•Ordinary People as a job coach, Wayne conducted vocational WSQ training and assessment for students aged 17 to 21 from special education schools. Wayne believes that through proper guidance and patience, people with specials needs are able to be gainfully employed, contributing to society and leading an independent life.

Qualifications:

Post Graduate Diploma in Skills and Workforce Development
Specialist Diploma in Applied Drama and Psychology
Retail Management Diploma
Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA)