Top Special Needs Centers For Kids In Kuala Lumpur

Overcoming Learning Disabilities with Therapy & Support


Without proper intervention and special assistance, children with special educational needs may face a long and arduous journey when it comes to coping with school, socializing, and maintaining relationships. Typical learning disorders such as dyslexia, or dyspraxia, if undiagnosed, can result in a frustrating experience for both child and parent. Similarly, children with developmental disorders such as autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) require therapy, intervention, and support. Fortunately, there are quite a number of special needs centers for children in Kuala Lumpur that can be of great help to parents looking for some guidance. If you’re one of them, then you’ve come to the right place as we’ve sourced some of the best special needs centers in the Klang Valley for your easy reference!


  • Autism-Behavioral-Center-Kuala-Lumpur

    AUTISM BEHAVIORAL CENTER (ABC): Bangsar & Bandar Sunway

    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    Focused on supporting individuals with autism, as well as children with learning and behavioral difficulties, ABC provides center and home-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy and shadow-aide services/PLA support. Located in Bangsar and Sunway Geo, Subang, theirs is the largest 1-to-1 ABA Center in the country with a total of 40 individual therapy rooms dedicated to personalized learning for each child based on their Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The center also offers free autism screenings and autism awareness talks in schools and organizations.

    ABC (Autism Behavioral Center) (Bangsar), Level 3, Bangunan Bangsaria, 45E, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar,
    59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2201 1107 / +603 2201 1107 / +6019 7007102, [email protected]

    ABC (Autism Behavioral Center) (Sunway Geo, Subang), E-01-01 & E-01-02, Sunway Geo Avenue, (opposite Sunway Medical Hospital), Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 5612 3536 / +6013 982 2852, [email protected], www.abcautism.com.my

  • Alisther-Intervention-Center-Kuala-Lumpur


    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    A one-stop center located in Bukit Jalil that provides holistic development support, Alisther caters to children diagnosed with autism, ADHD, Global Developmental Delay (GDD), and other developmental conditions across the special needs spectrum. The programs here are customized for each child and designed to reflect the integration of physical, cognitive, social, emotional, communication and instruction and ensure growth in all areas of development. Programs offered include Early Intervention Program (EIP), Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Individualized Intervention Plan, Behavior Therapy, Autism Assessment & Diagnosis, Developmental Evaluation, Sensory Developmental Enhancement, Social Skills Intervention, and Early Language Communication Development.

    Alisther Intervention Center, N-7-3, Signature Shop Office, Jalan Persiaran Jalil 3, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 9766 3398/+6016  611 5203 (WhatsApp), www.alisther.com

  • SEN-Enrichment-Care-Center-Kuala-Lumpur


    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    Established in 2018 by a special education teacher, the Center provides special education services and is a daycare center for children with special needs. Here, children will have access to pre-academic and academic programs, social skills, sensory integration, behavior management, school readiness, and functional living skills supported by speech therapy and occupational therapy.

    SEN Enrichment Care Center, No 2, Jalan Anggerik, Taman Ampang Jaya, 68000 Ampang, Selangor, Malaysia, +6019 637 1631, www.senenrichment.com


    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    CADS (which stands for 'Cerebral Palsy, Autism - ADHD, Down Syndrome-Dyslexia, Slow Learners') Enhancement Center (CEC) was formed in 2003 by a group of parents, academicians, and individuals with an interest in special needs children's development. With an aim to equip the children with skills and knowledge to become independent, productive members of society, the center provides occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and speech therapy, a schooling program, as well as a Vocational Center. Additionally, counseling and a support group are also available for the families and caregivers of CADS children.

    CADS Enhancement Center (CEC), JKR 2925, Pesiaran Ledang off Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2011 2143, www.care4cads.my
  • Sapphire-Academy-Kuala-Lumpur

    SAPPHIRE ACADEMY: Solaris Mont Kiara

    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    Parents of children from ages 3 to 14 with educational needs including Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, GDD, Down syndrome, Hyperlexia, Cerebral Palsy, and learning difficulties can turn to Sapphire Academy in Solaris Mont Kiara. Programs here that are tailored to fit each child include Early Intervention Program (EIP), Sense Modality, Individual Educational Plan, Transition Program, Learning Through Play, and Art Therapy.

    Sapphire Academy, 20-2, Jalan Solaris 3, Solaris Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6012 710 8070, www.sapphireacademy.com.my

  • Hils-Learning-Kuala-Lumpur

    HILS LEARNING: Solaris Mont Kiara & Subang Jaya

    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    Born out of the difficulties she faced with her own son, Hilary Craig founded Hils Learning which consists of a diverse, experienced team of experts equipped to help your child become strong, independent learners. The methodology used is adapted to the child's needs and learning style. Their work here includes offering learning support to parents and children, social thinking, homeschooling support, Lego-based therapy, Play & Filial Therapy, dyslexia and dyscalculia management, school entry preparation, reading mastery program, educational testing, as well as training programs for adults interested in working with special needs children.

    HILS LEARNING SOLARIS MONT KIARA, No. 13-2 Jalan Solaris 4, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Hils Learning Subang Jaya, No. 25, USJ 6/2D, UEP Subang Jaya, 47610 Selangor, Malaysia, +603 6203 0029/ +6012 307 6590, www.hilslearning.edu.my

  • Joyous-Kiddy-Learning-Center-Kuala-Lumpur


    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    Joyous Kiddy Learning Center is part of a larger education group with branches nationwide and is focused on educating and caring for children including those with special needs. The center specializes in supporting children aged 3 to 8 years with developmental delays or learning disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Global Developmental Delays (GDD), slow learner, Down syndrome, dyslexia, and other learning disabilities.

    Joyous Kiddy Learning Center, 413, Jalan Pudu, Pudu 55100, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6010 660 9459, www.joyouskiddy.com

  • Headstart-Academy-Kuala-Lumpur

    HEADSTART ACADEMY: Shah Alam & Damansara

    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    Founded by a parent with an autistic child, the center provides an Early Intervention Program for younger children with special needs, and a School Readiness Program to support children and teenagers with learning difficulties like reading, writing, and communication. The flagship academy with over 10,500 square feet of space is designed for learning, therapy, and play in a fun and conducive environment with facilities like an Occupational Therapy Gym, therapy rooms, a Snoezelen sensory room, and dedicated areas for arts & crafts, music, and dining.

    Headstart Academy@Damansara, Lot No. 3A.07 & 3A.08, Level 3A, GLO Damansara Mall, No. 699, Jalan Damansara, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 7733 7321 / +6017 351 4022

    Headstart Academy@Shah Alam, Lot 3F-23A & 3F-25, 3rd Floor, SACC Mall, Jalan Perbadanan, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 55241711 / +6012 885 5572, www.headstart.my

  • The-Integrative-Academy-Kuala-Lumpur


    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    TIA is a Special Education Centre that guides children with autism, ADHD, GDD & dyslexia to develop holistically. The center was established to enhance and guide special needs children in the areas of academic and social skills so that they can bridge the social gap within the community. The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is for ages 3 to 7 years, while the Homeschool Primary Program is from 7 to 14 years.

    The Integrative Academy, D-1-3A, Plaza Arkadia, No 3 Jalan Intisari Desa Park City, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6011 1622 0413, www.tia-my.com


    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    The Lighthouse Therapy Center in Puchong was founded by a trio of professional therapists consisting of a licensed occupational therapist, a speech-language therapist, and a physiotherapist. The center offers Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Early Intervention Programme, Online Tele-Assessment, and Teletherapy. They specialize in providing special needs services for children who have (or are at risk of having) a developmental delay or disability. Through screening, assessments, and direct intervention, Lighthouse aims to help children develop to their maximum potential, guide them toward independence, and strengthen their life skills, which in turn, will allow them to play an active role within their community.

    The Lighthouse Therapy Center, No 27-2, Jalan Sierra 10/2, Bandar 16 Sierra, Puchong, Malaysia, www.lighthousetherapycentre.com

  • Think-Enrichment-Center-Kuala-Lumpur


    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    THINK Enrichment Centre is a one-stop supportive learning establishment focused on children with special education needs from age 2  and above. Based in Desa Parkcity, the center offers a conducive learning environment with an emergent curriculum based on the child's interests, strengths, and needs. They work in close partnership with several external health specialists and therapists, such as clinical psychologists, speech therapists, and Special Needs teachers who will work closely with the child individually on an appointment basis. Programs offered here include the Early Intervention Program (EIP), School Readiness, Individual Education Plan (EIP), Psychological Assessment, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Art Therapy, and Playgroup.

    THINK Enrichment Center, E-1-05 Plaza Arkadia, No 3 Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa Park City,, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6012 267 7990, www.thinkenrichmentcentre.com

  • Learn-To-Grow-Special-Needs-Center-Kuala-Lumpur

    LEARN TO GROW: Petaling Jaya

    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    This special needs therapy center was founded in 2011 by a pair of Special Needs Teachers and a Speech Therapist. They intended to help students overcome their challenges and achieve personal and academic growth beyond the four walls of a classroom. The students here consist of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Developmental Delays, Speech-Language Delays and Disorders, Attention Deficits, Learning Disabilities, and Down syndrome, among others. At Learn to Grow, programs for children and young adults found here include Special Education, Speech Therapy, piano classes, Early Intervention (3 to 8 years), Intermediate (9 to 14 years), and Senior (15 to 21 years).

    Learn To Grow, Unit 230, Lobby B Block A, Kelana Centrepoint, Jalan Ss7/19 Petaling Jaya, 47301 Selangor, Malaysia, +6012 316 1020 (Jessie) / +6012 627 8160 (Pik Yee), www.learntogrow.com.my

  • Oasis-Place-Kuala-Lumpur

    OASIS PLACE: Brickfields

    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    Conveniently housed under one roof, Oasis Place provides easy access to a team of passionate and dedicated psychologists, therapists, and health professionals. The center is Malaysia’s largest transdisciplinary intervention center for individuals with learning differences spread over the 12,000 square feet facility equipped with state-of-the-art apparatus, resources, therapy materials, and assessment tools. The space also includes the Oasis Cafe, an indoor playground, and a full-sized furnished apartment for their life skills curriculum.

    Oasis Place, Level 16 Menara Sentral Vista, 150, Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, + 603 2276 9111/+6010 900 9673, www.oasisplace.com.my

  • Blueprinsm-Kuala-Lumpur

    BLUEPRINSM: Desa Parkcity

    Special Needs Center For Kids In KL

    Specializing in child and adolescent development from 0 to 21 years old, Blueprinsm utilizes an evidence-based EPIC KIDS Growth & Development Program to support over 1,700 families in four continents and 11 countries globally. Their center in Desa Parkcity has a  multidisciplinary team of experts who are equipped to deliver a hybrid of in-person and virtual consultations in the areas of Clinical & Educational Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Music, Art & Play Therapy, Physiotherapy, Applied Behavior Analysis Program, Special & Inclusive Education Program, and Speech-Language Therapy, or Pathology. The center is helmed by Faith Ng, Principal Director & Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist, who is also the President of the Malaysian Association of Speech-Language & Hearing (MASH).

    Blueprinsm, F-G-13A, Plaza Arkadia, 3, Jalan Intisari, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6011 1282 6072, www.blueprinsm.com

Additional Info:​


Kidsogenius Child Development, www.kidsogenius.com

Kits4Kids Special School, www.kits4kidsmy.org

SEED Autism Services, www.seedautism.my

Hatching Center, www.hatchingcenter.com

The Playhouse Therapy Center, www.theplayhousemalaysia.com

Adapt Enrichment Center, www.adaptcentre.com

Halokids Therapy Center, www.facebook.com/EIPandIEP

Enso International Academy, www.ensoacademy.com.my

S.P.I.C.E.S, www.spices.org.my

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