Founder

Professor Catherine So began studying the social robot project in 2015 and began providing related services to children with autism in the same year. In 2019, Professor So set up Science and Technology for Autism Remediation (STAR) Limited to further expand its services to the community in the form of a social enterprise.

 

Professor Catherine So

Professor Catherine So

MSSc (CUHK), PhD Psychology (University of Chicago)

我是發展心理學家,專門研究典型發育和非典型發育兒童的言語和非言語發展。我和我的團隊建立了機哥伴小星​®RABI課程,這是香港第一個基於機器人的課程。我在香港為自閉症兒童服務了六年。

Evelyn

Evelyn Lau

Project Manager and Tutor

BA Linguistics (CUHK), MSocSc Psychology (HKU), MA Gender Studies (CUHK)

I'm Miss Lau, and I've been providing Chinese writing training to children with autism for the past two years. Every child is unique, and I hope that I become a good companion to and grow up alongside these children.

Sarah Ng

Tutor

BSSc Psychology (CUHK)

I'm Sa-sa-je-je, a fresh graduate of the Department of Psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. I have two years of experience in teaching children with autism. I hope they can apply the knowledge learnt in class to daily life. 

Samson Lam

Tutor

MEd (CUHK), PhD in progress

I'm Sam-gor-gor, and I enjoy getting along with children. I have more than five years of teaching experience with children with special needs. I am currently doing a PhD at the Department of Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and I am committed to research on children with autism.

RABI 課程導師 - Amy Chan

Amy Chan

Tutor

Bachelor of Psychology (University of Alberta), Master of Educational Psychology (University of Bristol)

I'm Amy, and I have two years of experience with students with special education needs. I believe that every child has their unique gifts and talents. I hope to provide services for children with autism and grow up with them.

Sonia Chu

Tutor

Bachelor of Psychology (King's College London)

I'm Yan-yan-je-je. Since graduation, I've been in early childhood education. I believe that every child is unique and I hope to help the children discover their talents in different areas and grow up alongside them.

Amber Tsang

Tutor

BSocSc Psychology (CityU), PGDE Early Childhood Education (EdUHK)

I'm Amber. I have three years of working experience in serving children with special educational needs and I have completed a teacher's diploma in early childhood education. I believe that every child has the ability to learn actively and grow joyfully with their peers. I hope I can help them greatly.

Rosemund

Tutor

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Hin Ng

Tutor

PolyU Master of Applied Psychology (Diverse Learning Needs)

Hello, I am Hin. I have over a year's experience of serving students with special educational needs (SEN). Providing the appropriate assistance is vital for their development. I am confident that SEN students also can achieve their full potential in their lifetimes.

April Huang

Tutor and Researcher

PhD Educational Psychology (CUHK)

I'm April, and I've been a special education teacher for five years. In the past four years, I have participated in the assessment and training of children with autism. I also engaged in the study of language development and learning characteristics of children with autism. I hope to continue to learn and improve with the children.  

項目主任 - Tina So

Tina So

Project Director

BBA (CityU)

I'm Tina and I have a child with autism in my family. Hence, I understand the difficulties and challenges the parents and children are facing. I hope to make progress with everyone through the RABI course.

Cassandra Lee

Project Engineer

MSc Computer Science (CUHK)

Kids call me Ying-ying-je-je (ying = shapes, shadows). I'm responsible for data science, programming and technical support. I play with robots for a living. Having taught students with special educational needs, I'm happy to help with classes when necessary.

Cayleb Lee

Intern tutor

Now majoring in Psychology at CUHK

I'm Hei-gor-gor, and I have three years of experience in working with with special educational needs. I am currently studying for a bachelor's degree in psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. I really like interacting with children and I am also interested in understanding the needs of different children.

Vivian

Intern tutor

Now majoring in Social Work at CUHK

I'm Lum-Lum-je-je, and I have about one year of experience with children with special education needs. I am currently a fourth-year undergraduate student in the Department of Social Work, Chinese University of Hong Kong. I like interacting with children, and I hope to learn and grow together with them through the courses.

Koni

Intern tutor

Now majoring in Psychology at CUHK

I am Tong-tong-je-je. As the captain of the science and technology team in middle school, I excel in robotic operations. In addition, I also served as a learning ambassador, receiving short-term special education training and learning how to use unique teaching methods to help children with special needs absorb knowledge effectively. I hope I can apply what I have learnt and make good use of robots to provide learning and social assistance for children with autism. My goal is to explore the potential of each child, and thrive with them.

Zoe

Intern tutor

Now majoring in Psychology at CUHK

I'm Zoe-je-je. Ever since I was a child, I have had the opportunity to interact with children with special educational needs. I enjoy getting along with them and I really appreciate their innocent and naive heart. I am currently an undergraduate in psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and I hope to equip myself more to accompany them in their study and growth.

Debbie

Intern tutor

Now majoring in Psychology at CUHK

I am Wing-wing-je-je, and I am an undergraduate in the Department of Psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. I hope that more children in need can participate in the RABI® course, understand them better, and journey with them on this adventure.

Talia

Intern tutor

Now majoring in Psychology at CUHK

I am Lok-lum-je-je, and I am currently studying for a bachelor's degree in psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Although I do not have much experience with children with special educational needs, I will do my best to help children with autism. I am looking forward to personal development with the children!