ABOUT THE CLINIC

Beatrice Speech & Swallow Clinic is a speech therapy clinic providing diagnosis and treatment for speech, language, voice and swallowing difficulties.  We serve clients across all ages, providing high quality personalized speech therapy sessions both in the clinic and at our clients’ homes. 

Why choose us?

  • We are passionate about what we do and we want to use this passion to encourage, motivate and help our clients improve to the best of their potential.
  • Our many years of acute hospital experience with many challenging and severe cases have taught us to fight, persevere and not give up on our patients.
  • Driven by determination to help our clients improve, we combine traditional therapy techniques with new evidence-based approaches to tailor the best treatment plan for our clients. 
  • We are not just providing therapy, we are here to understand our patients, build a bond with them, and genuinely care for them and their families. 
  • Our sessions are enjoyable and we want to create a positive atmosphere during the treatment.

 

ABOUT BEATRICE TEO

FOUNDER, CLINICAL DIRECTOR

As a fully registered Speech Therapist under the Allied Health Professional Council in Singapore, Beatrice Teo has many years of experience working in National University Hospital (NUH) and Gleneagles Hospital with both adult and paediatric patients.  

Beatrice is a dedicated Speech Therapist who is passionate about helping her patients improve and recover.   Driven by determination to help her patients improve, Beatrice combines traditional therapy techniques with new evidence-based approaches to tailor the best treatment plan for her patients.  She treats all her patients genuinely and provides them with the best care. 

Beatrice is also actively involved in giving talks to doctors, nurses and the public to raise awareness of the benefits of Speech Therapy.  She also provides regular nursing training to ensure nurses are equipped to manage patients with speech and swallowing difficulties. 

 

Accreditation and Certification in:

  • BSpPath (La Trobe University)
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Videofluroscopy (VFS)
  • Vitalstim Therapy
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)
  • Estill Voice Training
  • Certified Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC) supervisor for speech therapists

 

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ABOUT MELISSA ONG

SENIOR SPEECH THERAPIST

Melissa is a fully registered Speech Therapist under the Allied Health Professional Council in Singapore and is also accredited under the Speech Pathology Australia. 

Melissa has experience working with babies, children and adults in National University Hospital (NUH).  She also worked with the pediatric population in AWWA and the geriatric population in nursing homes. She also had many opportunities to conduct functional home therapy sessions at the client's house.  

Melissa also has worked in multi- disciplinary and trans- disciplinary models, whilst providing various speech therapy related talks to nursing staff, early intervention teachers, parents and other allied health therapists.

Melissa is cheerful, optimistic and never fails to motivate her clients and ensures enjoyable therapy sessions.  She is creative in her approaches and always thinks out the box to find solutions for her clients.

 

Accreditation and Certification in:

  • Masters of Speech and Language Pathology (University of Sydney)
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • The Hanen Programme - More Than Words
  • Certified Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC) supervisor for speech therapists

 
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ABOUT MELISSA ONG

SENIOR SPEECH THERAPIST

Melissa’s interest in being a Speech Therapist stemmed from an internship with Pathlight School where she worked closely with children with autism. She is currently a fully registered Speech Therapist under the Allied Health Professional Council in Singapore and is also accredited under the Speech Pathology Australia. 

While completing her studies in the University of Sydney, she had many opportunities to be attached to various settings including the university clinic, acute hospitals, community settings and public schools in Sydney. In Singapore, she has experience working with both the adult and paediatric population in various settings such as in acute hospitals, nursing homes and the community.

Melissa also has had many opportunities to work in multi- disciplinary and trans- disciplinary models, whilst providing various speech therapy related talks to nursing staff, early intervention teachers, parents and other allied health therapists.

 

Accreditation and Certification in:

  • Masters of Speech and Language Pathology (University of Sydney)
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • The Hanen Programme - More Than Words
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ABOUT ERICA KO

SENIOR SPEECH THERAPIST

Erica is a fully registered Speech Therapist under the Allied Health Professional Council in Singapore. She has a Master of Speech and Language Therapy since 2012 and has worked in both New Zealand and Singapore.  Her experience in Singapore includes KKH Women's and Children's hospital, schools, private clinics and client homes. She has experiences working with a wide range of communication delays and disorders, as well as fussy eaters. 

Erica knows that no single approach is the right one for every individual, and so she believes in holistic approaches to assessments and interventions. She is passionate and determined in helping her clients, who include children, adults and families, to achieve their maximal potential. 

Erica is also a mother of a baby boy. She loves children and aims to make her therapies fun and meaningful because she believes motivation is one of the key factors to improvement and successful outcomes.

Accreditation and certification in:

  • Master of Speech and Language Therapy Practice (University of Auckland)
  • Signposts for Building Better Behaviour
  • MAKATON Sign language (stage 1 & 2)
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    ABOUT CHARMAINE TAN

    SPEECH THERAPIST

    Charmaine is a fully registered Speech Therapist under the Allied Health Professional Council in Singapore. She has years of experience treating children with speech and language delays/disorders as well as feeding difficulties in an early intervention centre in Singapore.  Her clients include children with Global Developmental Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, cleft palate and hearing impairment. 

     Charmaine is passionate about helping her clients achieve their highest potential.  She is creative in her approaches to help clients develop meaningful communication and feeding skills in enjoyable therapy sessions.  She believes in close collaboration with family and empowering them to feel confident in helping their loved ones progress. Charmaine also conducts training sessions for parents, teachers and caregivers regularly.    

    Accreditation and certification in:

    • Master of Speech Pathology (Flinders University)
    • Diploma in Learning Disorders Management and Child Psychology
    • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
    • Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach to Feeding
    • DIR Floortime