Ai Wei began her career as a Speech and Language Therapist in Singapore General Hospital in 2004, where she gained valuable experience assessing and managing both adults and paediatric cases across various disorders involving speech, language, and swallowing issues.
In 2008, Ai Wei provided locum services to community hospitals (Ang Mo Kio – Thye Hua Kwan Hospital, Bright Vision Hospital), nursing homes, and a private paediatric clinic. She has also been providing home based therapy for both adults and children.
In addition to being a clinician, Ai Wei has supervised and trained junior Speech Therapists and Speech Therapy students on clinical placements in conducting Clinical Bedside Swallowing Evaluation and paediatric speech and language management. She is also actively giving on-going talks to healthcare professionals on “Introduction to Dysphagia Management”.
Ai Wei is trained and experienced in carrying out various programs and intervention approaches suitable for children with speech and language delay, articulation and phonological disorder, children with developmental apraxia of speech, children with autism spectrum disorder, children with hearing loss, children with auditory processing issues, and childhood stuttering. She has been working with a varied paediatric caseload from infants to school-age children.
Ai Wei has been a member of the Speech and Hearing Association of Singapore (SHAS), a professional body for Speech and Language Therapists, since 2004. She is proficient in English and Malay both for written and spoken language, and is conversant in Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, and Hainanese.