Learning & Behaviour Consultant
Intan Miranti, M.Ed, is a Learning & Behaviour Consultant for children on the autism spectrum. She has worked with more than 150 children between the ages of two and twelve since 2005. Some of ‘her children’ have been those mildly affected by autism, and some have been on the more affected end of the spectrum
Currently, she works in designing and supervising remedial center-based and home-based programs for children with autism. She also advises and trains parents and other educators of children with autism, on learning curricula, behavior management, and school/community integration skills. She supports children who are in inclusive classrooms by advising their IEP teams, in the role of Learning & Behaviour Consultant.
In addition, she runs the ANDI Initiative which offers training and related services to the local autism community. ANDI Initiative also has a substantial Book Collection for Loan, a free service for parents to borrow autism-related books that are difficult to find in Malaysia.
For nine years, she was a part-time lecturer in autism intervention topics to Diploma-level students at a college in Kuala Lumpur and its Jakarta branch and has been a speaker/trainer at several seminars and conferences, most recently in the Maldives and United States.
Her article, “Six Metacomponents of Metacognition in Parents of Children with Autism: A Cross-disciplinary, Cross-cultural Review” was published in the Journal of Special Needs Education 2014.
She has appeared several times as a guest on BFM radio station, discussing issues around children with autism.
A current project-in-development is the Autism Emergency Support, a grassroots initiative by a group of autism therapists, aimed at easing communication between a person with autism, his/her family, and medical staff, in a medical emergency at a hospital/clinic.
Most importantly, she is the parent of two young men, one on the autism spectrum.