Our Team

Our Team

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At Connect and Communicate, you don’t just get a therapist, you get a team! Our stellar team consists of dedicated and passionate professionals who have worked in both the community-based and medical-based sectors in Singapore. We have extensive local expertise and work closely with local organisations including: Schools and tertiary institutions (mainstream primary and secondary schools, international schools, Poly, ITE), VWOs, SPED schools and hospitals.

We are committed to learning and growing our skills, so we can add more value to every child and family. To achieve this we engage in rigorous, continual internal tutoring from expert mentors as well as peer supervision. This culture of learning ensures sound application of evidence-based theories to best clinical practice.

*We offer therapy in English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil.

Chithra Kathiresan

Speech-Language Therapist

Chithra hopes to work collaboratively with families and professionals alike, to empower individuals to communicate effectively and integrate successfully.


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Choo Ling Fong

Speech-Language Therapist

Ling Fong welcomes opportunities to educate the community and share. She enjoys working with families and watching them grow in their ability to support their child.


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Chuang Xue Ying

Social Skills Therapist

Xue Ying is passionate about creating a safe environment that is stimulating, encouraging and adaptive to every child's needs, abilities and motivations.


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Fidelia Yang

Speech-Language Therapist

Fidelia strongly believes that the focus in therapy should be to discover, value and build on what individuals can do. She values the privilege of speaking into the lives of children and their caregivers


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Jacqui Tan

Speech-Language Therapist

Jacqui firmly believes that the family and community are key to the success of an individual. She partners and empowers caregivers throughout the therapy process.


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Lai Weijean

Speech-Language Therapist

Weijean believes that intervention is not targeted at mending deficits, but in empowering the individuals to see how their strengths can support the development of areas of challenge.


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Lee Shu Zhen

Speech-Language Therapist

Shu Zhen is passionate about helping children with special needs to achieve their full potential through engaging, interactive and functional activities.


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Louisa Tan

Speech-Language Therapist

Recognizing that everyone carries their own unique blend of personality, experiences and strengths, Louisa seeks to maximize each individual’s potential through a holistic, trans-disciplinary approach.


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Maria Tan

Speech-Language Therapist

Maria endeavours to empower clients as well as their families and teachers to achieve their goals. She actively engages caregivers during the intervention process.


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Sindhu Menon

Speech-Language Therapist

Sindhu is especially committed to and passionate about advocating for people with communication difficulties who have difficulty accessing speech therapy services.


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Consultants

Dr. Chia Kwok Ying

Consultant Counsellor

Dr. Chia Kwok Ying's clinical experience has honed her expertise in understanding and working with challenges in intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships, especially in the parenting and caregiving of children.


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Shalini Upadhiah

Consultant Physiotherapist

Shalini is experienced in the management of a wide range of neurological, respiratory and orthopaedic conditions involving children. Her passion and specialty lies in the area of paediatric neurology.


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