Outside Referrals


GIS is privileged to have many resources outside of our school that help to serve our students in various ways.

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Learning Specialists

Chiang Mai

Michelle Duke, director, The Learning Center,    085-622-0328, michelle@tlcchiangmai.org,     www.christianvolunteering.org

Dr. Samai Sirithongthaworn, 053-890-238-44, samais2001@yahoo.com, www.ricd.go.th, Dept. Mental Health, Rajanagarindra Institute of Child Devel., 196 Moo 10, Donkaew, A. Maerim, Chiangmai 50180


Manarom Hospital, (Learning Disabilities), www.manarom.com, 02-725-9595, 02-399-2822, contact@manarom.com, 9 Sukhumvit 70/3 Bang Na, Bangkok 10260

Acorns to Oaks Children’s Centre (ATOC), 02-711-7157-8, Mon-Sat, 7 a.m.- 6 p.m., 80 Patanavet 12 (Sub-Soi Pridi Banomyong 14), info@atocbkk.com, www.atocbkk.com, Sukhumvit 71 Road, Prakanong Nua, Wattana, BKK 10110

Specialists include educational psychologist, speech pathologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, language teacher. Dyslexia specialist for special therapies: Fast ForWord, Audioblox, Cognitive Stimulation, emotional intelligence class, behavioral programs, music, art.

Reed Institute, 02-391-0107, 02-391-4438, 27 Soi Saengchai, Sukhumvit Rd Soi 38, Klong Toey, Bangkok 10110, info@reed-institute.com, www.reed-institute.com

The Village Education Center, 02-391-4453-8, www.village-education.com/site/, 14 soi Sukhumvit 42, Sukhumvit Rd., Prakanong, Klong Toey, Bangkok 10110

Physical/Developmental Specialists

 Occupational Therapy (OT)

Supaporn Chinchai, professor, Chiang Mai Univ., 053-946-041, 089-433-2455, (mobile), chinchai@chiangmai.ac.th

 Mind Brain & Body

Physical-Emotional-Social Child Develop. Center, 053-443-098, 086-919-9879, 225/226 Tarndong Sport Club, Hangdong Road, T. Banwan, Hangdong, Chiang Mai 50230

Mr. Vasan Patisen (Kru Ton), Occupational Therapist, 086-919-9879,  vasan_patisen@hotmail.com

Dr. Nuntanee Satiansakpong, asst. professor, Dept. of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai Univ., 053-949-257, nuntanee@chiangmai.ac.th

Tumble Tots, 053-224-599, 086-913-0123 (mobile), www.tumbletots.co.th, Chiang Mai, 191 Siripanich Building floor 5, Huay Kaew Rd.  Programs target children, ages 6 months to 7 years, focusing on developing gross and fine motor skills and basic math and alphabet recognition.

Physical Therapy (PT)

Chiang Mai Ram Hospital, Special Clinic (floor 4), Mon.-Fri. appointments 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., 053-920-300 ext. Special Clinic, Pricing is 500–1,000 baht/session, depending on therapy. To receiving PT, patients must be referred by a Physical Medical Rehabilitation (PMR) Special Clinic doctor, who will suggest a PT program.

Emotional/Psychological Specialists

 Counseling Centers

Cornerstone Counseling Center (CM Thailand), 053-262-136-8; 081-960-8242 (mobile), 285 / 86 Moo 4 Don Chan Pattana T. Thasala, A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50000, information@cornerstonecounseling.in.th,  www.cornerstonecounseling.in.th

The Well (Thailand), 053-246-801, well@thewellcm.com, www.thewellcm.com, 550 Super Highway Chiang Mai, T. Thasala, A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50000

Dean Garrison, M.S., 080-845-3820, Skype: dean.garrison001, dean.garrison001@gmail.com  Chiang Mai Attention & Behavior Center

The Counseling Place (Singapore), Tel. +65-6887-3695, Fax: +65-6222-0292, 8 Eu Tong Sen Street, # 16–90 The Central, Singapore, 059818, admin@thecounsellingplace.com, www.thecounsellingplace.com

Educational Psychology

Matthew Gosper, director, Educational Psychology Services Asia (EPSA), 089-675-1420 (mobile), epbangkok@gmail.com., Offers full educational assessments, trains teachers/teacher aids, helps schools establish policy/procedures for special needs children, counsels parents/children, trains/supports parents with special needs children, provides special needs resources and after-school programs.

Medical Specialists


Dr. Paradorn Sulkaviset, 084-099-3165, 081-563-1727

Phoom Novotel, 177 Changpuak Road, Chiang Mai, 053-214-513

Phoom Meechoke, 206/19 Meechoke Plaza, Chiang Mai, 053-240-013

Dr. Chaicharn Pothirat, Ram Hospital, 053-920-300, Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m – noon


DMEDHearing, 053-288-113-4, 084-045-1592 (mobile), Fax: 053-288-114, Pantip Plaza floor 1, Room 1139-1140, Changklan Rd., Chiang Mai, dmedhearing@hotmail.com Manager Khun Pattraporn; Mukda Pattana-anek, Bangkok-based audiologist


Chiang Mai

Vision Center, 18/2 Rajwithi Road, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, 053-214-916, 053-418-336


Dr. Danai Tonkerdmonkon, O.D., Center of Optometry Services, 02-310-8906-7, Professor of the School of Optometry, Institute of Health Science, Ramkhamhaeng University   Specializes in Developmental Optometry & Comprehensive Visual Screening (two sites). Site 1: Sukhothai Bld. 2nd Fl. Room 0212, ihs@ru.ac.th, www.ihs.ru.ac.th. Site 2: (private office) 02-222-6309, 081-443-4687 (mobile), drdanai123@gmail.com, 13 Bamrungmuang Road, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200

Pediatric Psychiatry

Dr. Chawanun Charnsil, Chiangmai Ram Hospital, 053-920-300, Wed., 5 – 8 p.m.,  chiangmairam@chiangmairam.com

Dr. Pairat Pruksachatkunakorn (two sites). Site 1: Suan Dok Hospital, Mon.: 9 a.m.- noon, Wed., 1-4 p.m. Site 2: (private office) Huay Kaew Road, west of Kad Suan Kaew, evenings & weekends, 053-223-060, 081-716-3444, (mobile),  drpairat@hotmail.com

Cornerstone Counseling Center, 053-262-136-8, 087-188-7677 (mobile)

Dr. Chamlong, Chiang Mai Ram Hospital, Special Clinic, floor 4, 053-920-300, Chiang Mai Ram: Tue. mornings. Sri Phat Hospital: Tue. afternoons

Dr. Kittiwan Thiamkaew, (private clinic), 053-814-772, 081-950-0674 (mobile). Mon.-Fri., 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 9 a.m.- noon & 2 -4 p.m. 78/2 Samlant Rd., Phrasing District, Muang, Chiang Mai 50200

Suan Prung Psychiatric Hospital, 053-280-228-47, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. Special Clinic: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., (general psychiatry only; OPD costs extra), Pricing: OPD: 50 baht + DF: 200 baht (not medication), credit cards OK over 1,500 baht. Staff: Dr. Jukkarin Pingklachai, Pediatric Psychiatrist (Wed. & Fri.), and Dr. Junyaporn Jiamjaroenkul, General Psychiatrist (Mon., Tue. & Thur.) This Ministry of Public Health service has long lines and waits. Go early (7:30 a.m.) to be near front of the queue. First visits can take half a day or longer (holidays have fewer doctors.)


Prof. Somsanguan Ausayakhun MD, MHSc, 053-945-512, sausayak@mail.med.cmu.ac.th Ophthalmology Department Head, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University

Somsanguan Eye Clinic (Sridonchai Clinic), 053-273-040, 053-280-514, 20/4 Sridonchai Rd., T. Haiya, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, Mon.- Fri. 5- 8 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-noon

Orthodontics / Dentistry

Dentaland, 7 Nimmanhaemin Soi 17, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, 053-224-578

Empress Dental Care Clinic, Mae Hia, 053-111-299, 081-111-4200 (beside Kwan’s Kitchen), 239 M. 12, Klong-Chonlaprathan Rd., Nongkwai, Hangdong, Chiang Mai 50230


Savitri Bhatia, Savitri-Sharin Clinic, 95/2 Kochansarn Road, Chiang Mai, 053-275-330

Dr. Kriengsak Wattanasirakul, M.D., 053-282-970, 089-554-1624 (mobile), 4 Padaed Road, T. Padaed, A. Muang, Chiang Mai

Pediatric Neurology

Dr. Nareelak Pitakdamrongwong

Chiangmai Klaimor Hospital, 053-200-002 , 053-272-788, 081-111-3465 (mobile), 081-992-5680 (mobile), Mon., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tue.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., chiangmaiklaimor@hotmail.com. Doctor can do an EEG to check seizure disorder and ADD.


@ Chiang Mai Ram Hospital, 053-920-300,

Dr. Bannakij Lojanaphiwat, Wed., 5 – 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 1 p.m. (GIS recommended)

Dr. Pisanu Mahawong, Sat., 1 – 3 p.m.

Dr. Voravat Choomsai, Mon., 1- 4 p.m.; Thu., 9 a.m.- noon; Sat., 9 a.m.-noon

Dr. Supon Sriplakit, Tue. & Fri., 5- 8 p.m.

Doctor’s schedules subject to change. Please confirm with Ram Hospital.