Director Consultant Speech-Language Therapist Part-Time Lecturer, MSc (Speech and Language Pathology), National University of Singapore B. Speech Sciences (Hons) Certified in VitalStim; Hanen Programme (It Takes Two To Talk); LSVT Wai Lam has more than 10 years of experience working with both adults with speech-language and swallowing disorders as well as children with speech-language disorders. He began his career in Singapore General Hospital (SGH) in year 2001. In year 2006, he moved on to set up Speech Therapy Works to provide locum services to the community hospitals (St Luke’s Hospital, Bright Vision Hospital) and private hospitals. He continued to serve SGH as a Locum Senior Speech Therapist until December 2009. In year 2008, he joined National University of Singapore as a Part-time Lecturer in the Masters in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) programme. Throughout his 10 years of practise, he has developed training programmes and conducted various workshops both local and overseas. He has trained many Speech Therapists and Speech Therapist students into conducting Clinical Bedside Swallowing Evaluation, Videofluoroscopy, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing and dysphagia management. He is often consulted upon by his peers and doctors for complex cases involving dysphagia. He also pioneered the running of the very first and only Prosthetic Speech and Swallowing Clinic (PSSR) in Singapore at the National Dental Centre with a Consultant Prosthodontist. Wai Lam has assisted St Luke’s hospital into setting up FEES (Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) services. St Luke’s Hospital is the first Community Hospital to provide FEES services in Singapore. Wai Lam has been a member of the Speech and Hearing Association of Singapore (SHAS), a professional body for Speech and Language Therapists, since 2001. He is proficient in English and Malay both for written and spoken language, and is conversant in Mandarin and Cantonese.
Consultant Speech-Language Therapist B. Speech Sciences (Hons) Certified in VitalStim; PROMPT (Basic Level); Hanen Programme (It Takes Two To Talk & More Than Words) Ai Wei began her career as a Speech and Language Therapist in Singapore General Hospital in 2004, where she gained valuable experience assessing and managing both adults and paediatric cases across various disorders involving speech, language, and swallowing issues. In 2008, Ai Wei joined Speech Therapy Works in providing locum services to community hospitals (Ang Mo Kio - Thye Hua Kwan Hospital, Bright Vision Hospital), nursing homes, and a private paediatric clinic. She has also been providing home based therapy for both adults and children. In addition to being a clinician, Ai Wei has supervised and trained junior Speech Therapists and Speech Therapy students on clinical placements in conducting Clinical Bedside Swallowing Evaluation and paediatric speech and language management. She is also actively giving on-going talks to healthcare professionals on “Introduction to Dysphagia Management”. Ai Wei is trained and experienced in carrying out various programs and intervention approaches suitable for children with speech and language delay, articulation and phonological disorder, children with developmental apraxia of speech, children with autism spectrum disorder, children with hearing loss, children with auditory processing issues, and childhood stuttering. She has been working with a varied paediatric caseload from infants to school-age children. Ai Wei has been a member of the Speech and Hearing Association of Singapore (SHAS), a professional body for Speech and Language Therapists, since 2004. She is proficient in English and Malay both for written and spoken language, and is conversant in Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, and Hainanese.