Gemma Lee

Senior Speech Therapist

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Gemma was a recipient of the Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Science Overseas Scholarship and subsequently graduated from University of Sydney, Australia with an Honours degree. She then worked in Singapore General Hospital for several years where she specialised in the areas of speech, language, cognitive and feeding difficulties. She also has years of clinical experience in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and High Dependency Wards, evaluating and managing preterm and term babies with bottling difficulties. She also supported many parents in the care of infants and toddlers with difficulties in bottling, chewing and acceptance of solids. She was also involved in supporting parents in their journey in speech and language stimulation for their infants and toddlers.

Gemma believes in improvement and upgrading of skills, knowledge and service delivery. Apart from working on her own learning journey, she is always striving to think of new and creative ways to make learning fun and engaging for her clients. She is effectively bilingual in English and Mandarin, which allows her to build rapport with patients and families of different backgrounds. As an avid fitness practitioner, Gemma believes in the strength of persistence, and is passionate in empowering her clients in their journey of progress and discovery.

Clinical Specialisation

Gemma’s areas of clinical specialisation include:

  • Feeding and Swallowing Disorders eg. Dysphagia

  • Language Delays or Disorders

  • Speech sounds Disorders (Articulation & Phonology)

  • Stammering/Stuttering, Echolalia

  • Apraxia of Speech

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Prematurity

  • Global Developmental Delay

  • Intellectual Disabilities

  • Neurological Disorders e.g. Strokes, Brain Trauma

  • Other Genetic, Chromosomal & Medical Disorders
    e.g. Down Syndrome

Training & Qualifications

Gemma has attended the following:

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours), The University of Sydney, Australia

  • Preschool Language Scale (PLS)

  • Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals (CELF)

  • LSVT Loud Program (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment)

  • Maximising Functional Outcomes for patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

  • Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Motor Approach

  • Talktools: A Three-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy

  • Hanen: It Takes Two to Talk

  • Hanen: More Than Words

Accreditation

  • Allied Health Care Profession Council (Full Registration) Registration Number: A1300299B

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours), The University of Sydney, Australia