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Mr Pathnapuram Manoj

Assistant Director, Resource & Training Centre

Mr Manoj Pathnapuram currently heads AWWA Resource and Training Centre. He oversees the coordination and delivery of training programmes for caregivers and professionals in AWWA and the sector. He also provides consultation on service model enhancements and training needs for organisations in Singapore and the region.


Manoj is on the Resource Panel for leadership development appointed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development and a mentor for the SunRay programme appointed by the National Council of Social Services. In recognition of his contributions to the social service sector, Manoj has been appointed the Social Service Fellowship by the National Council of Social Service in 2017.


Manoj is a speech-language pathologist who has donned clinical, training and management roles in his career spanning 20 years in the field of early intervention and special education. He has a Masters in Speech Pathology & Audiology and extensive post-graduate certification in the Neuro-development Treatment (NDT) approach, Treatment & Education of Autistic Children & other Communication Handicaps (TEACCH), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Orton Gillingham Approach for children with Dyslexia and Hanen programmes for teachers and parents. He is also a certified administrator of the MBTI suite of instruments and Extended DISC for personal and team development. Manoj has an Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA) and is currently pursuing the Diploma in Adult & Continuing Education (DACE).

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