Miss Nathalie Ip

Senior Speech Therapist

Miss Nathalie H. Y. Ip (Nathalie) has attained MSSc Psychology and BSc Speech & Hearing Sciences from the University of Hong Kong. Nathalie joined the family of ENT Laser Hearing and Speech Therapy Centre after becoming a qualified speech therapist and has attained extensive work experience in local kindergarten, mainstream primary and secondary schools, special schools and nursing homes. In recent years, she has returned to her alma mater, HKU, as a clinical educator, supervising speech therapy student clinicians and sharing her valuable work experience. She has always been interested in learning different languages. Other than speaking fluent English and Cantonese, she has also passed the National Putonghua Proficiency Test, which is the only recognised Putonghua examination in China. She hopes to further develop her multi-linguistic skills, combining evidence-based practice with her vast experience in order to provide quality service to more of those who are in need. 

Qualifications:

  • MSSc Psychology – The University of Hong Kong (Distinction)

  • BSc Speech and Hearing Sciences – The University of Hong Kong

 

Professional Development:

  • Certified provider of Adventures in Voice (AIV)

  • Certified provider of Beckman’s Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention

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

  • Certified VitalStim Therapy provider for Dysphagia

  • Course 1 Sensory Integration Certificate, University of Southern California

  • DIR Floortime 101 Course – Completed

  • Estill Voice Training Course – Advance – Attained

  • Estill Certificate of Figure Proficiency – Attained

  • Estill Voice Training Course – Level 1 and 2 – Attained

  • Myofascial Release & Other Manual Techniques in Dysphagia Management – Certified Provider

  • PROMPT – Introduction Course – Certified Provider

  • Provider of The Guardian Way of Dysphagia

  • TalkTools ORAL PLACEMENT THERAPY Level 1 – Attained

  • Talk Tools Childhood Apraxia of Speech: The Oral-motor Component Certificate – Attained 

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

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

Working Experiences:

  • Clinical Educator of Speech and Hearing Sciences of The Unit of Human Communication, Development and Information Sciences of the Faculty of Education of the University of Hong Kong (2017-2021)

  • Adjudicator of “Battle of the five senses” – TVB Jade

  • Coach and adjudicator of “DJ Super Junior 2013” – Metro Broadcast Corporation Limited

  • Interviewee of various television shows and magazines – Sunday More Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Roadshow and TVB Pearl

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

  • School-based speech therapy services – EDB (primary and special schools)

  • Speech therapy services – Hostel for Mentally Handicapped Persons

  • Speech therapy services – Residential Care Homes for the Elderly (RCHEs) and Day Care Centres for the Elderly

 

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