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’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. 

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.  

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.

Melissa is cheerful, optimistic and never fails to motivate her clients and ensures enjoyable and effective therapy sessions.

 

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 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.  Her clients include children with Global Developmental Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, cleft palate and hearing impairment. She also has experience working with adults with communication and swallowing difficulties in both hospitals and rehabilitation centres. 

 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 onesprogress. 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
  • DIRFloortime Training Program 
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ABOUT LOO QINGWEN

SPEECH THERAPIST

Qingwen finds significant personal satisfaction in delivering high quality speech therapy services.  As a Speech Therapist accredited under Speech Pathology Australia, Qingwen has several years of experience working in public and private hospitals and aged care facilities in Australia.  

Upon returning home to Singapore, Qingwen taps on her knowledge from Australia and combines with her understanding of treatment for local clients, she develops a unique approach of therapy to maximise her client’s progress and quality of life.

Qingwen’s cheerfulness and enthusiasm is a strong tool to motivate even the most difficult clients to participate well in therapy.  Her therapy sessions are enjoyable, functional and effective. Qingwen works closely with family and other professionals to provide wholistic care and support to help her clients reach their maximum potential.

Besides her love in clinical work, Qingwen has also been involved in speech therapy research projects, which enabled her to contribute back to the community through education sessions. She has also successfully guided and mentored newly graduated speech therapists.

Accreditation and Certification in:

  • Masters of Speech Pathology Studies (The University of Queensland)
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)
  • Voicecraft®