If your child is facing developmental delays in their speech such as not speaking their first words yet, having stuttering issues, and having difficulty in articulating, it is only natural to worry as a parent. With the help of speech therapists or language pathologists, you can gain an expert opinion and a better insight into how you can help your child. Here, we’ve compiled a list of speech therapists in Kuala Lumpur to help you find the right specialist for your little ones.
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Aimed at children below 7 years, My Little One based in USJ, Subang Jaya is a pediatric intervention center established by two speech-language therapists. Besides speech therapy services, the focus here is on early intervention for children with speech, language as well as communication problems and disorders. They also provide occupational therapy for children with delay in developmental delays in motor, sensory and cognitive ability. The therapists here are conversant in English, Bahasa Malaysia, and Mandarin, so parents can feel at ease.
My Little One Therapy Center, No. 27-1, Jalan USJ 10/1D, Taipan Triangle, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6010 521 5001, www.mylittleonetherapy.com
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Established by a parent managing a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder, GrowIn Sprouts provides affordable, high-quality educational and therapeutic programs for families. The multi-disciplinary team here consists of Speech-Language Pathologists, as well as Clinical Psychologists, Counseling psychologists, Occupational therapists, Learning & Behaviour consultants (ASD), and Early Intervention Program (EIP) Specialists. If you suspect your child is facing issues such as language impairment, communication disorder, voice disorder, or developmental delay, make an appointment for a professional assessment.
GrowIn Sprouts, B-29-2, Jaya One, Jalan Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, email@example.com, www.growinsprouts.com
Opening hours: Mondays - Fridays, 9am to 5:30pm; Saturdays 9am to 5pm
Founded by Carmen Wong, a Hanen-certified Speech & Language Therapist, the Hanen approach believes in involving the parents in language intervention in order to help the child. Carmen helps young children with social communication difficulties such as autism, hyperactivity, attention deficit, learning difficulty, hearing loss, and more using a holistic approach. Services available here include consultation, assessment, individual and social group therapy sessions, and parent-training workshops.
Little BIG Voices Speech Therapy, C-1-3, CLUBHOUSE MONT KIARA SOPHIA, 2 JLN KIARA 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,
018-365 7717 (WhatsApp), www.facebook.com/littleBIGvoicesSpeechTherapy
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Incorporated in 2014, founder Joanna Hutt wanted to provide a one-stop center for families looking for high-quality, inclusive, educational, and therapy services for their children. With a team of over 25 child specialists, they provide services such as speech & language therapy, music therapy, teletherapy, developmental psychology, clinical psychology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and art therapy.
The Energy Source, 204, Jalan Limau Manis,
Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2202 2511/
+6016 260 8895, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.theenergysource.com.my
Opening hours: Mondays - Saturdays, 9am to 6pm; Closed on Sundays
At Sunway Medical Center's Speech & Hearing Center, one can obtain complete screening, diagnostic and rehabilitation services in the areas of audiology and speech-language therapy. With a large team of dedicated therapists, your child will be well taken care of here when it comes to dealing with common speech problems like stuttering, cluttering, articulation disorders, and apraxia.
Speech & Hearing Center, The 2nd Floor, Tower A, Sunway Medical Center, 5, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 03-7491 1280
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8:30am to 5:30pm; Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
Oasis Place located in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, positions itself as Malaysia’s largest transdisciplinary intervention center with assessment and therapy services available onsite, offsite at schools, as well as online. Their core services are Psychology, Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy, Continuous Education, and Nutrition. For parents with children from Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyslexia, or Dyscalculia to Down Syndrome, this center will be able to provide assessment and consultation.
Greek-Cypriot Marios Genethliou, a trained speech and language therapist runs this center and has over a decade of experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults with speech, language, and communication difficulties. He specializes in special needs intervention and management. Children with issues such as language delays and disorders, delays and disorders of articulation (speech sound production), fluency disorders (stuttering), voice disorders, motor speech disorders (childhood apraxia/dyspraxia of speech), hearing impairment, and language and communication difficulties due to medical and developmental conditions are welcomed here for consultation.
Mouse and Cheese Speech and Language Therapy, Unit B-1-3, Block B, Plaza Damas 3, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6012 382 2125 (WhatsApp only), email@example.com, www.mouseandcheese.org
Opening Hours: Mondays - Fridays, 9am to 5:30pm; Saturdays 9am to 12pm; Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays
Founded in 2016 by Singapore-based Beatrice Teo, the center provides diagnosis and treatment for speech, language, voice, and swallowing difficulties for clients of all ages including children. Personalized speech therapy sessions can be conducted both in the clinic and at the clients’ homes. Additionally, online speech therapy is also available through their digital platform at TeleHope.sg for added flexibility.
Amazing Speech Therapy, S 23-13 Kiara 163, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. +6012 951 7045, Info@amazingspeechtherapy.my, www.amazingspeechtherapy.my
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Located in Bukit Jalil and another center in Seremban, Alisther Intervention Center consists of a multi-disciplinary team including an intervention specialist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, and clinical psychologist. The center provides holistic person-centered support for children diagnosed with Autism, ADHD, GDD, and other developmental conditions across the special needs spectrum.
Alisther Intervention Center, N-7-3, Signature Shop Office, Jalan Persiaran Jalil 3, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6019 793 5203, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.alisther.com
By Appointment Only