Ms. May Poon

Chief Speech Therapist and Service Coordinator

Miss. May M. W. Poon was awarded B.Sc. (Speech & Hearing Sciences) from The University of Hong Kong, and M.Sc. (Health Care) from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. May has practiced as speech therapist in a number of public hospitals, non-government organizations, special schools, and mainstream schools. Since 2003, May has joined ENT Laser Hearing and Speech Therapy Centre, developing her expertise in voice therapy, swallowing rehabilitation, and professional training. May is now the leading speech therapist, and service coordinator, and is responsible for service planning and supervision of the centre.

Qualifications:

  • M.Sc. (Health Care) - HKPU

  • B.Sc. (Speech & Hearing Sciences) - HKU
     

Professional Development:

  • The Harvard Medical School – Intensive Course in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

  • Certified provider of Myofascial Release & other Manual Techniques in Dysphagia Management

  • Certified provider of Adventures in Voice (AIV)

  • Certified provider of Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy (LMRVT) - Adults & Kids

  • Estill Voice Training Course (level 1 & 2)

  • Certified Deep Pharyngeal Neuromuscular Stimulation Provider for Dysphagia (DPNS)

  • Certified VitalStim Therapy Provider for Dysphagia

  • TalkTools ORAL PLACEMENT THERAPY Level 1

  • Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention Certificate

  • Qualified The Hong Kong Cantonese Oral Language Assessment Scale (HKCOLAS) examiner

  • Qualified Hong Kong Graded Character Naming Test (HKGCNT) User

  • Founding Member of Hong Kong Voice Foundation

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

Teaching Experiences:

  • Honorary assistant professor, Part-time lecturer, speaker and senior research assistant of HKU (Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences)

  • Honorary assistant professor, Part-time lecturer, speaker and senior research assistant of Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Training (Child Education & Services)
     

Working Experiences:

  • Speech Therapist of Kwong Wah Hospital, Ruttonjee & Tang Shiu Kin Hospital and Tung Wah Hospital

  • Speech Therapist of Spastics Association of Hong Kong (Adult Services; Early Education & Training Centre)

  • Speech Therapist of Yuen Long Early Education & Training Centre

  • School based speech therapist- EDB (Primary & Secondary Schools)

  • Researcher of The Hong Kong Institute of Education (Early Child Education)

Audiology Centre: (+852) 3106 3619   hearing@ear.com.hk    

Speech Therapy Centre (Central) : (+852) 3106 8689    speech@ear.com.hk   

Speech Therapy Centre (Tsim Sha Tsui): (+852) 2523 2883   speech@ear.com.hk

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