Miss Bonita H.P. Yau

Speech Therapist

Ms. Bonita H.P. Yau completed her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Science and Psychology at the University of British Columbia (Canada) and M.A. in Speech Therapy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During her study, she worked with children and adults with speech, language, communication and swallowing difficulties in a range of settings including preschool, primary school, secondary school, special school, rehabilitation centre and hospital. After graduation, she acquired continuous professional trainings related to speech therapy. By integrating different approaches, Ms. Bonita is motivated to use a wide range of fun, innovative and evidence-based therapy techniques to connect with clients and improve their communication skills. 

Qualifications:

  • Master of Speech Therapy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Speech Sciences and Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada

 

Professional Development:

  • Member of Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists (HKIST)

  • Member of the Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists (HKAST)

  • Eligible user of the Hong Kong Test of Preschool Oral Language (Cantonese) (TOPOL)

  • Eligible user of the Hong Kong Cantonese Oral Language Assessment Scale (HKCOLAS)

  • Eligible user of the Hong Kong Cantonese Articulation Test (HKCAT)

  • Eligible user of the Hong Kong English Reading Ability Test for Primary One Pupils (HKE)

  • PROMPT-trained Therapist

  • Certified provider of TalkTools Oral Placement Therapy Level 1

  • Certified to implement the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

  • Certified provider of It Takes Two To Talk® – Hanen Program for Parents of Children with Language Delays

  • Certified provider of Lego® Based Therapy

  • Certified provider of the Attention Autism Programme

 

Working Experiences:

  • School-based Speech Therapist for ESF international kindergarten

  • School-based Speech Therapist for ICHK international primary school

  • Speech Therapist of Tuen Mun Yuk Chi Resource Centre 

  • Speech Therapist at Brighten Development and Therapy Centre 

  • Special Education Assistant, St. Jude School, BC, Canada

  • Behaviour Interventionist, Family-Centered Practice Group, BC, Canada

  • Technical Assistant, Sound idEARS Hearing & Listening Clinic, BC, Canada

 

Practicing Clinical Experiences:

  • Jockey Club Sarah Roe School, English Schools Foundation (ESF), Hong Kong

  • Tuen Mun Early Education and Training Centre, Hong Kong

  • TWGHs Sin Chu Wan Primary School, Hong Kong                                  

  • St. Peter’s Secondary School, Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University Speech Therapy Unit, Hong Kong

  • Ruttonjee Hospital, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

  • Guangdong Provincial Rehabilitation Hospital, Guangzhou, China