Our Team

Meng Yi Yui
Clinical Director
Senior Principal Speech and Language Therapist

Yi Yui graduated from the University of Queensland in Australia in 1997 with Bachelors in Speech Pathology (Honours) on a PSC Merit Scholarship. She also holds a Distinction in Masters in Human Communication Disorders at the University College of London (UK), on the British Chevening Scholarship in 2002. She has more than 20 years of experience as a Speech and Language Therapist. 

Yi Yui started her career at two major Singapore hospitals and discovered her love and natural affinity for both the young and old. This eventually led to her work with children - infants, preschoolers, school aged - and she has not turned back since. She combines her interest in neuroscience, dysphagia and her love for children to work with them. Yi Yui is a leading Paediatric Speech and Feeding expert in Singapore. She has special interests in working with children with Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS),  and Motor Speech Disorders.

Yi Yui uses an eclectic approach and takes the best of her training to individualize intervention for each and every child that she works with. She enjoys supervising her team and working with complex cases to help the children and family. She has advanced training in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding (Advanced) and TalkTools™ Oral Placement Therapy. She is also a certified PROMPT Technique and More Than Words® - The Hanen Program® practitioner. Yi Yui has attended courses on Sensory Integration, DIR®Floortime Approach and NDT (Neuro-developmental Treatment) and believes in treating children with a wholistic approach.  

When not at work playing with kids, Yi Yui enjoys time with her family exploring nature.

 

Lynnette Chan
Operations Director
Senior Principal Speech and Language Therapist

Lynnette

Lynnette graduated from the University of Sydney in Australia in 1999 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Speech Pathology. In 2005, she went on to obtain her Master in Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the same university.

After spending 7 years working in 2 major hospitals in Singapore, Lynnette realized that her passion lies in striving to improve the quality of life in her clients. She achieves this by providing speech therapy services to her clients at home, using evidence-based treatment options where possible. Lynnette also decided to better serve her clients by providing speech therapy services to various hospitals, private establishments and specialist clinics.

Lynnette has conducted assessments and therapy sessions in preschool children, school-aged and adolescents in various hospitals and health services across New South Wales, Australia. This was for a variety of disorders and difficulties. She enjoys both individual and group therapy sessions, as both are beneficial to the child in different ways. Lynnette’s areas of interest include Facial Neuromuscular Retraining (FNR) for individuals with facial paralysis or paresis after facial nerve injury, voice disorders, swallowing disorders (dysphagia) and higher level language difficulties. 

In her leisure time, Lynnette enjoys bringing her two children on fun adventures around Singapore. She also has an interest in food and new technological gadgets that are supposed to make life easier.

 

Catherine Haugh
Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Catherine Haugh

Catherine Haugh graduated with a Master of Science (with First Class Honours) in Speech and Language Therapy from University of Limerick, Ireland. Prior to completing her training in Speech and Language Therapy, Catherine obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical, Health and Life Sciences from University College Dublin, Ireland. 

Catherine is registered with the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) in Singapore. She is also an overseas member of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists

Prior to relocating to Singapore in 2019, Catherine worked in a private clinic in Dublin, Ireland where she provided services in clinic, in pre-school/school settings and disability services. She has developed clinical skills necessary for the holistic management of children and adolescents from 2 to 18 years of age with a diverse range of communication and swallowing difficulties associated with speech and language delays/disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Global Developmental Delay (GDD) and Down Syndrome

Catherine recognises the importance of a collaborative approach to therapy and enjoys involving parents and family in goal setting and therapy. She also ensures to work closely with the multi-disciplinary team at all stages of input in order to enhance service delivery and maximise the child’s potential.

Catherine is committed to the continued development of her clinical skills through frequent engagement in continuing professional development by attending courses and through her own research of evidence-based practice. Catherine has recently attended further training in DIR Floortime 101; Visualizing & Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking; and Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme (NDP3) training.

In her spare time, Catherine enjoys travelling and getting out and about in the outdoors.

 

Koh Jing Ke
Speech and Language Therapist

Jing Ke Jing Ke holds a Master of Speech and Language Pathology from the University of Sydney. She has experience working with children in a voluntary welfare organisation (including an EIPIC Centre), private clinic, special needs childcare and primary school prior to joining TLC Speech Clinic. In the Early Intervention Services, she conducted Speech & Language assessments, interventions, and actively participated in EIP goal setting, parent/staff training and programme planning.

She has provided therapy for children with a variety of developmental conditions including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome and other genetic disorders. Clinically, Jing Ke is interested in areas of speech (e.g. articulation, phonology, dyspraxia), language (e.g. pre-verbal, social communication) and Multi-Modal Communication (e.g. AAC).

Jing Ke strongly believes in professional development to benefit the children she works with and has specialised training in the Lidcombe Program, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and DIR®Floortime Approach. She is also a certified PROMPT Technique practitioner

Jing Ke has conducted various parent and teacher training sessions. She strongly believes in working closely with caregivers and other teachers/therapists for effective speech therapy intervention and management. She adopts a holistic and developmental approach and believes in injecting ‘fun’ into therapy to help the children achieve their speech therapy goals. 

She enjoys spending her free time with her young nieces and nephews on adventures.

 

Eliza Widjaja
Speech and Language Therapist

Eliza Widjaja

Eliza graduated from the University of Sydney in Australia with a Master in Speech and Language Pathology. She also has a Master of Education in Inclusive and Special Education from Monash University (Australia). 

Eliza has several years of experience working with children and youths with special needs. Prior to joining TLC, she was a trained Special Education Teacher at a local special needs school where she worked with individuals with moderate to severe Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Most of her previous students there had an additional co-morbidity of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Global Developmental Delay (GDD) or Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). She believes in the importance of equipping every student with the necessary skills in order for them to function as independently as possible. 

Eliza is registered with the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) in Singapore, and a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia. In Australia, she has had the opportunity to work with school aged children in public schools as well as young children in a rural community setting with a multi-disciplinary team. She believes in using positive behaviour support and a play-based approach to deliver effective and differentiated instruction with each individual child. 

Eliza understands the importance of continual professional development and is highly motivated to improve herself. She is certified in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Key Words Sign basic (Australia). She has interest in using Alternative and Augmented Communication (AAC) systems. She is also familiar with the Lidcombe program 

In her free time, Eliza enjoys having fun with her young nephew and her fur kid.

 

Rebecca Sim
Speech and Language Therapist

Rebecca obtained her degree in Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) from the University of Sydney, Australia in 2017.

Prior to leaving for her studies, Rebecca volunteered as a support staff in the classroom, in a special school for children with autism. She continued volunteering with children with autism when she was studying abroad, attending therapy sessions with them and facilitating practice with them in the home environment and at school.

She has experience working with a range of clients including toddlers, pre-schools and school-aged children with speech and language delays/disorders, dyspraxia in schools, clinics and hospitals in NSW, Australia. Apart from treatment of the paediatric population, she also has worked extensively assessment and treating adult patients with swallowing disorders and communication impairments arising from neurological deficits and brain injuries.

From her experience in both the paediatric and adult population in the local and overseas settings, she fully believes that for therapy outcomes to be realised and successful, it is important to work together with everyone involved with the child - be it family members, teachers or other professionals - for functional and successful therapy outcomes.

Her areas of interest are in autism and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

She is committed to improving her clinical skills through attending courses, peer discussion and keeping up to date with research.

Outside of work, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her baby and going on long walks.

 

New Wei Ling
Senior Occupational Therapist

Wei Ling

Wei Ling graduated from Cardiff University (UK) with First Class Honours in Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) in 2006. 

She has worked in social services agencies and private clinics, working extensively with children with various developmental conditions and needs such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down Syndrome, Global Developmental Delay, Sensory Processing Disorder, handwriting difficulties, and visual motor/visual perceptual difficulties. 

Besides providing therapy, Wei Ling also conducts training programmes for caregivers and teachers.


Her research paper on the effectiveness of home programmes for caregivers has been presented at national and regional levels. 

She has attained certifications in Neuro-developmental Treatment (Paediatrics) and Handwriting without Tears. She is a trained facilitator for the Signposts programme. Wei Ling is also trained in the DIR Floortime approach, Learn to Play programme and special seating, amongst other common Occupational Therapy approaches. 

Wei Ling is passionate to help young children overcome their developmental challenges by working closely with all involved in the care of the child. 

Outside work, Wei Ling enjoys spending time with her husband and their 2 children.

 

Shanice Tan
Senior Occupational Therapist

Shanice is an Occupational Therapist registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of Singapore. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor in Occupational Therapy and has 15 years of clinical experience working with children and adolescents with neuro-developmental conditions. She is a certified practitioner of the Sensory Integration approach as well as the Therapeutic Listening Program. She is a certified Master Coach and is passionate about empowering individuals and families to pursue their life goals. 

She presented in the National Occupational Therapy Conference in 2013 and 2019, and her pilot research on Parent Coaching was accepted for poster presentation in the 4th International Conference in Applied Research (Hong Kong).

She has developed and conducted many individual and group intervention programs, professional training and caregiver training programs in the hospital as well as community-based settings.  

In her free time, she and her 3 children spend the day at the beach. She enjoys running and swimming while the children entertain themselves with skate-boarding.

 

Anuja Wararas
Senior Inclusive Educator

Anuja comes with a wealth of experience teaching children with special needs. She has worked with children with a range of challenges, including those with Dyslexia, ADHD and Autism in a classroom, small-group, as well as one-on-one setting. Anuja has experience teaching children in both local and international schools.

A dedicated and compassionate educator, Anuja has acted as a facilitator for incorporating and encouraging intellectual, academic and social development in her students. In addition to being trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach (an instructional approach intended primarily for use with individuals who have difficulty with reading, spelling and writing), Anuja is also trained in Learning Skills and Engagement for Underperforming Students, Auditory-Visual Interactive Decoding, and managing children with ADHD and its related emotional and behavioral difficulties. Anuja has a special interest in behavioral management, language, and literacy development.

Anuja is an energetic and resourceful teacher with proven ability to enhance her students’ performance. This shapes a better world for her students, empowers them with knowledge and equips them for the future. Her friendly and engaging nature has also endeared her to her many students.

Anuja holds a Diploma in Special Education from the National Institute of Education, Singapore. She spends her free time reading and exploring the outdoors.

 

Katrina Lopez
Senior Intervention Therapist

Katrina Lopez has a B.Sc degree in Speech Pathology from the University of the Philippines, and graduated with distinctions for clinical practice and research excellence

She has over thirteen years of teaching experience in establishments both in the Philippines and also in Singapore, where she moved to in 2016 to build her family. She has received continuing education for Social Thinking, Floortime (DIR), Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC), Executive Functions training, inclusive education, and instructional design. She is an IBCCES-certified Autism Specialist and a Rainbow Kids Yoga-trained teacher. 

Katrina is a staunch advocate of family-centered intervention, and regularly involves parents, siblings, grandparents and caregivers in her sessions. She appreciates the dynamics and beliefs of each individual family and plans treatment accordingly. She believes that behind every strong, uniquely-abled child is a group of people that loves and supports the child in their own distinct way

During her free time, Katrina enjoys cooking, songwriting and trying out new things with her family

 

Suzanne Khor
Visiting Principal Dietitian

SuzanneSuzanne graduated from the National University of Malaysia in 2000 with Bachelor of Science in Dietetics (Honours) and a Postgrad Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). She also holds a Master of Health Sciences (Education) at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Having worked as a clinical dietitian in 2 major Singapore hospitals and public healthcare institutions over 16 years, Suzanne decided to focus on paediatric nutrition. During her work at KK Women’s and Children’s hospital, she had the opportunity to undergo HMDP training at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, specifically in the area of epilepsy (ketogenic diet) and eating disorders. She has worked with both adults and children on improving their diet and health. She enjoys interacting with children, analysing dietary problems and finding ways to overcome them.

Suzanne’s areas of interests are diet for feeding disorders / fussy eating / developmental delay, epilepsy, weight management and eating disorders.

In her free time, Suzanne enjoys reading, baking, nature and spending time with her two young children.

 

Zeneth Lin
Clinic Manager

Zeneth graduated from Temasek Polytechnic with a Diploma in Tourism Management. She also holds a Level 4 Executive Secretary's Diploma from Pearson LCCI (London Chamber of Commerce and Industry). Zeneth has excellent organisational and communication skills. She is bilingual in both English and Mandarin.  

She is proficient in the service sector, having gained her years of experience in the hospitality, airline and automotive industries. She hopes to deploy her skills and areas of expertise effectively in her current role in the heathcare setting, so as to serve the clients and contribute to society. 

Outside of work, Zeneth enjoys swimming, yoga and spending time with her family and close friends. 

 


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