Born in Macau and trained in US as a clinical child specialist, Dr Minna Chau decided to work in HK to solve learning needs and mental health issues of kids with ADHD. She runs a center called ‘Sprouts in Motion’ which provides various kinds of therapies for children with special needs.

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𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬:

“𝐴𝑛𝑥𝑖𝑒𝑡𝑦 𝑓𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑏𝑒 𝑒𝑎𝑠𝑖𝑙𝑦 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑛𝑠𝑚𝑖𝑡𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑐ℎ𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑟𝑒𝑛. 𝐵𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑐. 𝐵𝑒 𝑚𝑖𝑛𝑑𝑓𝑢𝑙 𝑜𝑓 𝑎𝑛𝑥𝑖𝑜𝑢𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑡𝑠. 𝑆𝑡𝑎𝑦 𝑎𝑤𝑎𝑦 𝑓𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑒𝑥𝑐𝑒𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑣𝑒 𝑠𝑜𝑐𝑖𝑎𝑙 𝑚𝑒𝑑𝑖𝑎. 𝐷𝑜 𝑒𝑥𝑒𝑟𝑐𝑖𝑠𝑒.”

𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬:
“𝑊𝑒 𝑜𝑓𝑓𝑒𝑟 𝑎 ℎ𝑜𝑚𝑒 / 𝑓𝑎𝑚𝑖𝑙𝑦 𝑒𝑛𝑣𝑖𝑟𝑜𝑛𝑚𝑒𝑛𝑡. 𝑇ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑖𝑠 𝑎 𝑝𝑙𝑎𝑐𝑒 𝑤ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑤𝑒 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑣𝑖𝑑𝑒 𝑠𝑒𝑟𝑣𝑖𝑐𝑒𝑠 𝑙𝑖𝑘𝑒 𝑠𝑝𝑒𝑒𝑐ℎ 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑝𝑦, 𝑜𝑐𝑐𝑢𝑝𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑝𝑦, 𝑝𝑙𝑎𝑦 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑝𝑦 𝑒𝑡𝑐.”

“𝑁𝑜𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑐ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑐ℎ𝑖𝑙𝑑’𝑠 𝑏𝑒ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑖𝑜𝑟. 𝐼𝑓 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑛𝑜𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ𝑑𝑟𝑎𝑤𝑎𝑙, 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑠ℎ𝑜𝑢𝑙𝑑 𝑤𝑎𝑡𝑐ℎ 𝑜𝑢𝑡 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑚𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑎𝑙 ℎ𝑒𝑎𝑙𝑡ℎ.”

“𝐴𝑛𝑥𝑖𝑒𝑡𝑦 𝑖𝑛 𝑐ℎ𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑟𝑒𝑛 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑚 𝑜𝑓 𝑎𝑣𝑜𝑖𝑑𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑒.”

“𝑊𝑒 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑘 𝑐𝑙𝑜𝑠𝑒𝑙𝑦 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑛𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑠𝑐ℎ𝑜𝑜𝑙𝑠. 𝑊𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑙𝑜𝑜𝑘𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑡 𝐺𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝐵𝑎𝑦 𝐴𝑟𝑒𝑎 𝑎𝑠 𝑚𝑎𝑛𝑦 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑛𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑠𝑐ℎ𝑜𝑜𝑙𝑠 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑜𝑝𝑒𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒.”

“𝐻𝐾 𝑖𝑠 𝑘𝑛𝑜𝑤𝑛 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑔𝑜𝑜𝑑 𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠, 𝑔𝑜𝑜𝑑 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑓𝑒𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑝𝑒𝑜𝑝𝑙𝑒. 𝑊𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 ℎ𝑜𝑝𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝐻𝐾 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑏𝑒 𝑎 𝑔𝑜𝑜𝑑 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑔𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑑 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑝𝑒𝑜𝑝𝑙𝑒 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝑤𝑒 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑔𝑒𝑡 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑝𝑒𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑝𝑒𝑜𝑝𝑙𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝐺𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑟 𝐵𝑎𝑦 𝐴𝑟𝑒𝑎.”

“𝐻𝐾 𝑝𝑒𝑜𝑝𝑙𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦 𝑎𝑑𝑎𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑣𝑒, 𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦 𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑖𝑙𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡. 𝑊ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑠𝑒𝑒 𝑎𝑑𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑖𝑡𝑦, 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑏𝑙𝑒𝑚 𝑠𝑜𝑙𝑣𝑒. 𝑇ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑠𝑒𝑙𝑓-𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑠.”

𝐆𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐞:
Dr Minna Chau is a Macau-born, US-trained clinical child specialist. She runs ‘Sprout in Motion’, a Hong Kong based clinic that provides various therapies to address learning disabilities of children with special needs.

Dr Chau has over 20 years of clinical experience in assessment and treatment of ADHD, Autism, and Dyslexia in US, Hong Kong and China.  She is particularly interested in cross-cultural aspects of children with special needs.  Fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, she works with children and their families in collaboration with schools and special-needs teachers and specialists in the field.

She founded ‘Sprout in Motion’, a multidisciplinary team of trilingual specialists including clinical psychologists, educational psychologists and counseling psychologists, bilingual speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, behavior therapists, dyslexia teachers, and counselors to provide the best care in Greater China.

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