Speech therapy is the assessment and treatment of speech, language and communication delays/disorders. It is performed by Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs), who are often referred to as Speech Therapists in Singapore.
There are several speech and language delays/disorders that can be treated with speech
therapy. Please visit the SLT Delays and Disorders page for further details.
Ammrita Kaur (Rita) is a Speech-Language Pathologist with a strong passion for improving communication abilities in adults and children of all ages. She graduated from the University of Newcastle (Australia) and has worked in Australia, Dubai and Singapore. She is a fully registered Speech Language Pathologist with the Allied Health Professions Council (Singapore). Rita is certified in Hanen “More Than Words,” Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). She has extensive experience providing therapy using techniques such as The Lidcombe Program, La Trobe Smooth Speech Program and Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT).
Rita has worked with adults and children in various settings such as acute hospitals, private clinics, early intervention centres, special needs schools and international schools. She has many years of experience in providing assessment and intervention for children with autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, speech-language delays or disorders, voice disorders, stuttering and feeding/swallowing issues. She has special interests in working with preschool and school age children in the areas of articulation, receptive language delay, expressive language delay articulation, pragmatics (social skills), fluency (stuttering), developmental and cognitive delays, and alternative and augmentative communication (AAC).
Rita is passionate about her work and takes an individualized approach to each and every person she works with! She believes in the importance of including families in the therapy process, while ensuring therapy is fun and motivating! Rita is a big advocate of early intervention and evidence- based practice.
Any invitation to collaborate for training opportunities with other speech therapists and healthcare professionals are welcomed.