Yvonne Kuan


  • Masters of Science in Speech and Language Pathology (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Multilingual Studies (Hons) (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)


  • Picture Exchange Communication System PECS® (Level 1)
  • PROMPT® (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets - Introduction to Technique)
  • Hanen® - (More Than Words)
  • Three-part Treatment Plan for OPT (Oral Placement Therapy - Level 1)
  • OPT: Assessment and Program Plan Development (Level 2)

Trained In

  • Techniques and Technologies in Dysphagia Management by Maggie Lee Huckabee and Dinesh Verma
  • Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD) Introduction by Linda J. Burkhart
  • Sensory Processing for Speech Language Therapists by Karin Brinkmann
  • Music Strategies to Support Learning and Social-Emotional Well-Being in the SPED Classroom by Jacqueline Chow
  • Know It, Teach It: Phonics & Early Reading Skills by British Council
  • Fundamentals of DIRFloortime by Chithra Kathiresan
  • Stuttering in School-Aged Children by Valerie Lim
  • Social Thinking Conference by Michelle Garcia Winner
  • Learn to Play Program by Karen Stagnitti
  • Praxis Intervention (Intermediate and Advance) by Teresa A. May-Benson
  • Moving to Higher Ground by Kimberly Barthel
  • Singapore Sign Language Level 2

Professional Experience

Children with:
  • Speech and Language Delays and Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Global Developmental Delays (GDD)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Down Syndrome (DS)
  • Multiple Disabilities
Collaborations with:
  • ABA Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Psychologists
  • Special Education Teachers and EIPIC Interventionists

Six years of clinical experience, with previous experience working in Cerebral Palsy Alliance of Singapore and Thye Hua Kwan - Children’s Therapy Centre (including community postings such as Lighthouse school and St Gerard’s).

Association Membership
  • Allied Health Professional Council Singapore