Fakulti Sains Kesihatan UKM

 Leader in Health Sciences



  • Center for Rehabilitation and Special Needs Studies (ICaRehab)  focused on understanding and related recovery functionality of human life from the perspective of rehabilitation, rehabilitation technology and assistance, health sciences and psychosocial disabilities and special needs.

  • Carried out rehabilitation research includes rehabilitation, compensatory approaches, and life transformations to enable an individual to achieve the highest level of self-reliance and optimal quality of life in the community.


To globalize the interdisciplinary research in the rehabilitation field with national mold to empowerment individuals with special needs toward quality living

Research Direction

Interdisciplinary rehabilitation research and innovations for the population and individuals with special needs towards increasing levels of independence and quality of life.

Research Area

Human body function

ageing and spine, cardio rehab, pulmonary rehab, pediatric physiotherapy, vocational rehab, hand therapy, stroke, orientation & mobility, balance, and vestibular/ postural stability

Cognitive and psychosocial impairment

Psychotherapy; Clinical Psychology; Psychosexuality; Psychosocial and cultural aspects of psychological disorders, developmental disorders, and disabilities; Cognitive impairment in older adults; cognitive neurology/ neuroscience

Disability and special needs

Learning Disability/Sensory Integration, Auditory Processing Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Parkinson’s Disease, Clinical Nutrition, Diet Optimization and Diet for Special Needs, Hearing impairment (pediatric audiology, adults aural rehab, geriatric), Vision impairment (low vision impairment and rehab, binocular vision), Speech-language impairment (child language disorders; language and cognition, AAC; cleft lip & palate, multilingualism, stuttering, clinical linguistics), Swallowing disorder

Hearing assertive technology

Hearing aids, cochlear implant, FM system


Assoc. Prof. Nor Azlin Mohd Nordin


 norazlin8@ukm.edu.my /prkkfsk@ukm.edu.my

        +603-9289 7263

Dr. Hasherah Mohd Ibrahim

Deputy Chair/ Postgraduate Coordinator


+603-9289 5023

Dr Samruhaizad Samian @ Samion

Social Research Officer


+603-9289 7934

Mrs Nor Ayuslinawati Che Sidik

Senior Science Officer


+603-9289 7219

Mr Muhammad Azhan Ubaidah

Science Officer

 azhanubaidahmy@ukm.edu.my          +603-9289 5039

Mrs Zarina Muhammad Yusuff

Laboratory Medical Technologist


+603-9289 7219

Mrs Nor 'Ashikin Nordin

Laboratory Medical Technologist


  +603-9289 5040

Mrs Muhaini Muid

Science Officer Assistant


 +603-9289 5039

Mr. Muhammad Hafifi Sulaiman

Administrative assistant (Secretary)


  +603-9289 7263

Mr Khairizal Abd Talib

Operations Assistant

 +603-9289 7263


Contact us

Center for Rehabilitation and Special Needs Studies (ICaRehab)
Level G, Blok E,
Faculty of Health Sciences,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Campus,
Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz,
50300 Kuala Lumpur

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