About Our Team

The Speech Practice has two speech pathologists, Jialing and Lisa who work together closely as a team to assist all clients and patients. In treatment sessions, you will possibly have sessions with one or two of us throughout any treatment program.

Our cozy speech pathology clinic is conveniently located near Dhoby Ghaut station.

Who We Are

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours Class I) The University of Queensland, Australia

AHPC Full Registration

Rachel is a Senior Speech Therapist. Rachel attained a Bachelor of Speech Pathology with First Class Honors (Class I) from The University of Queensland, Australia.

In clinical practice since 2013, Rachel has spent many years working in an acute hospital, specializing in the assessment and intervention of communication, stuttering, voice and swallowing disorders in the adult population. Rachel then moved to a community hospital, where she led a team of Speech Therapists. Rachel spearheaded new services in the community hospital, such as group therapy in swallowing and speech rehabilitation. Rachel has served as a Clinical Educator to speech pathology students and junior staff. Rachel also conducted numerous training sessions for healthcare professionals, community partners and teachers.

In Australia, Rachel gained experience working with children with speech and language delays, including those with hearing impairment. Rachel also provided early intervention in a mental health setting.

As a mother to two young children, Rachel strives to empower other parents with appropriate knowledge and skills to create a supportive environment where the young ones can bloom. Rachel believes in maximizing the potential and function of her clients, to achieve fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Outside of work, Rachel is an active member of her church and enjoys travelling and spending time outdoors with her family. Rachel is fully-registered with the Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC) in Singapore and a member of Speech and Language Therapy Singapore (SALTS).

Training and Certifications:

  • Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT) Bridging: Technique to Intervention for children with apraxia of speech
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Basic Level
  • Talk Tools® 3-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy
  • Talk Tools® Feeding Therapy: A Sensory and Motor Approach
  • Fundamentals of DIR Floortime 
  • Postgraduate Intensive Course in Dysphagia Diagnosis and Management by the University of Canterbury
  • Certification in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment®️ (LSVT) for Parkinson’s disease
  • McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program Certification

Master of Speech Pathology
Curtin University, Australia

AHPC Full Registration

Jialing is a Senior Speech Therapist. Jialing attained a Master of Speech Pathology from Curtin University, Australia and is a recipient of the MOHH Healthcare graduate scholarship.

Jia Ling has a broad spectrum of acute and community hospital experience backed by rigorous training and rich clinical knowledge. Jia Ling has extensive experience working with adults with swallowing and communication difficulties such as aphasia, apraxia of speech, dysarthria, and cognitive communication. Jia Ling is also skilled in providing assessments, intervention, management and caregiver training.

Jia Ling’s keen interest in the paediatric population led her to work with children with special needs in a private paediatric clinic, an early intervention centre and a special needs pre-school.

Jia Ling strives to create a positive and enjoyable therapy experience for children while building strong relationships with their families. Jia Ling’s heart-warming personality and a genuine desire to see every individual improve shines through her work and patients under her care. Jia Ling speaks and writes fluent English and Chinese, she is also conversant in Hokkien and Cantonese.

Jialing has served as a clinical educator, guiding speech and language therapy students from NUS and SIT, and has provided supervision to junior staff. Outside of work, she enjoys outdoors activities such as scuba diving and hiking. Jialing also actively participates in her church communities.

Training and Certifications: 

  • Talk Tools® 3-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy
  • Nuffield Dyspraxia Program for children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech  
  • McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program
  • Motivational Interviewing

Speech Language Pathologist B.App Sc, M. App. Sc, Ph.D (Speech Pathology, University of Sydney)

AHPC Full Registration

Dr Lim received her doctorate from the University of Sydney and completed her undergraduate training in Speech Pathology. 

Dr Lim’s professional experience over 17 years includes work in acute and rehabilitation hospitals and special schools, both in Australia and Singapore.  Dr Lim’s interesting blend of complex cases has enabled her to perceptively assess and treat children, adolescents, and adults with stuttering, speech, and language delays, as well as feeding and swallowing disorders.

Dr Lim is trained in PROMPT, Level 1 and Level 2 oral motor therapy by TalkTools® , Hanen ® It Takes Two To Talk and More Than Words, the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Feeding Approach, Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach ™ and the Lidcombe Program to effectively evaluate and manage children with stuttering, sensory disorders, feeding problems, as well as children suspected or diagnosed with dyspraxia or an autism spectrum disorder. 

Dr Lim has also received training in Voice Craft ® and Estill Voice Training® Level 1 (Figures for Voice) and Level 2 (Figure Combinations for 6 Voice Qualities). As a musician herself, she understands the intimate needs of the vocalist and why proper voice care is essential to prevent vocal disorders.

Dr Lim is a strong proponent for multidisciplinary work and in 2008, she received the Gold Award at the Singhealth Allied Health Innovative Practice Award in collaboration with dieticians at Changi General Hospital to improve the oral intake of malnourished patients with swallowing difficulties. Her elevated clinical competence through continuing professional education has helped improve the communication skills and quality of life for many clients. Motivated by her special commitment and interest in literacy skills in the Down syndrome population, Dr Lim decided to pursue higher research by embarking on a PhD. Dr Lim presented a research study investigating predictors of reading comprehension in Down syndrome at the 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Language and Hearing in Christchurch, NZ, 2011.

Dr Lim’s practice philosophy is to help her clients achieve their fullest potential in their communication milestones or voice skills with delight and ease.

Dr Lim also holds membership with the Speech Language and Hearing Association (Singapore), Speech Pathology Australia since 2004, and is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist.

Apart from work, Dr Lim enjoys playing the keyboard for church and spending quality time with her family.

Training and Certifications: 

  • Talk Tools® 3-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy
  • Talk Tools® Feeding Therapy: A Sensory and Motor Approach
  • Hanen It Takes Two to Talk® for Parents of Children with Language Delays
  • Hanen More Than Words® for Parents of Children with Autism or social communication difficulties
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding
  • An Integrated treatment approach to Oral Motor function: Infancy to Geriatrics
  • Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT). Bridging: Technique to Intervention 
  • Severe Phonological Disorders and Childhood Apraxia of Speech Dr Caroline Bowen
  • Basic Key Word Sign, Singapore
  • Basic Makaton, Australia
  • The Lidcombe Program for Early Stuttering Intervention
  • Fundamentals of DIR Floortime 
  • Social Thinking ® Assessing and Developing Social Skills
  • Estill Figures for Voice Control: Level One and Level Two
  • Voice Craft for Speech pathologists Dr Alison Bagnall
  • VitalStim Therapy Certification
  • Postgraduate Intensive Course in Dysphagia Diagnosis and Management by the University of Canterbury
  • Speech Therapy with Trans and Gender Diverse People 

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Lim, L., Arciuli, J., Rickard Liow, S., & Munro, N. (2014). Predictors of spelling ability in children with Down syndrome. Scientific Studies of Reading, 18, 171-193. Download article

Lim, L., Arciuli, J., Munro, M. (2017). Shared book reading behaviours of children with Down Syndrome before and after participation in the MultiLit reading tutor program: an exploratory study. Australian Journal of Learning difficulties, 23:1, 31-51. Download article

Lim, L., Arciuli, J., Munro, M., Cupples, L. (2019). Using the MULTILIT Literacy instruction program with children who have Down syndrome. Reading and Writing, 32, 2179-2200. Download article

Our Philosophy

At The Speech Practice, we believe communication is the cornerstone for building lasting relationships and confidence to succeed in life.

The gift of communication and swallowing is often taken for granted. We aim to help individuals achieve their fullest potential using evidence-based best practice to ensure quality intervention outcomes.

We adopt a personalised approach to support you/your child’s needs and collaborate closely with families and specialists to ensure holistic care is provided to you. Overall, we strive to foster trust to create a positive space for growth and progress, and empower individuals to unlock their full potential in communication.


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