GENIUS Kurnia is an early intervention centre for children with autism and their families. GENIUS Kurnia provides a high quality early intervention and education to children with autism to prepare them for the mainstream schools. Intervention strategies in GENIUS Kurnia incorporate evidence-based practice and naturalistic teaching with the cooperation between the transdisciplinary groups and active participation of parents.


To be a leading early intervention and autism education service provider


To provide a sustainable and quality system in early intervention and autism education


To provide a sustainable and quality system in early intervention and autism education


  • Educate children with autism to become independent, contributing members of society.
  • Empower parents to enable them to provide appropriate care giving to nurture their children’s development.
  • Provide training and consultation to teachers and therapists on evidence-based strategies in educating children with autism.
  • Heighten public awareness on autism and the challenges faced by individuals with autism and their families.
  • Become the model demonstration centre for future centres throughout the country.


Early Intervention

To enhance the basic skills of children aged 6 and below and prepare them for the pre-school program. During the sessions, parents are trained by interventionists to carry out the intervention on children.


Admission Requirement

  • To enhance early communication skills
  • To develop social and play skills
  • To promote behaviour management
  • To assist toilet training
  • To build up pre-academic skills
  • Children aged between 2 to 6.
  • Diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Referred by GENIUS Kurnia panel of medical doctors.


To prepare children with autism to enter mainstream classes in Year 1. This program operates from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm on weekdays (Monday to Friday).


Admission Requirement

    • To train social and adaptive skills to prepare children for school readiness
    • To assist children in mastering  the 3Rs (reading, writing & arithmetics)
  • Children aged between 4 to 6.
  • Completed the early intervention programme at GENIUS Kurnia
  • Fulfilled the entrance criteria set by GENIUS Kurnia  for the pre school programme.

Community Education

This program includes training & workshop for parents, allied health professionals & medical professionals, university students, and the public.

Weekend Workshop

Educational Visit

Online Education:iKurnia

A series of workshops held on weekends to enhance knowledge and skills in managing and educating children with autism. Visitor will be taken on a tour of our facilities to learn about evidence based practices for children with autism and their families.

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Educational Visits

The first online course on autism in Malay which provide information and training on the latest, accurate and evidence-based practice to parents, teachers, therapists and the community.