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Observation Opportunities

SALTS has compiled a list of organisations which have stated that they offer observation (and/or volunteering) opportunities. Please contact the services directly to arrange for observation sessions.

As this list is non-exhaustive, you may write in on your own to other organisations to enquire for other available opportunities.

If you would like to list your organisation here, please email admin@salts.org.

Updated as of September 2023.

PUBLIC HOSPITALS

 

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Rehabilitation Centre @ NHCS Level 7

Contact information: June Lee, june.lee.m.s@kkh.com.sg

Observation opportunities: Some half day outpatient paediatric communication clinics are available.

SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES

 

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS)

SLP Department

Contact information: slp@cpas.org.sg

Observation opportunities: We can accommodate both half/full day for all programmes (school and EIPIC; Day Activity Centre / DAC, if possible).

Volunteering opportunities: Nature of duties involve opportunities to observe therapists in session, discussion of sessions with therapists, making resources for clients and department, assisting with project resources (if any). There is no formally required minimum commitment level - It depends on the volunteer's availability (e.g. duration, half/full day).

CV is not a must but would be good include for us to understand more about their relevant skills/experience (if applicable).

Note: Both observation and volunteering opportunities are unpaid.

Fei Yue Community Services

Ark Allied Health and Counselling Services Department

Contact information: Valerene Tan, Valerenetan@fycs.org

Observation opportunities: Half-day observation opportunities, in Early Intervention Centre for Infants and Children are provided. Applicants are required to provide a CV and a lead time of 2 weeks for manpower planning and clearance purposes.

Volunteering opportunities: The nature of duties includes preparing resources as instructed by the therapist. Basic IT skills - use of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint required. Volunteers will be taught to use the laminator and other equipment if required.

SPD

Contact information: Serene Chai, serene_chai@spd.org.sg

Observation opportunities: Half day at paediatric (early intervention) and/or adult services (e.g. day rehab), CV and 2 week lead time required.

Volunteering opportunities: Please refer to SPD website for specific volunteer opportunities; https://www.spd.org.sg/get-involved/volunteer-with-us/Volunteer

THK Moral Charities

Contact information: tsd.referral@thkmc.org.sg

Observation opportunities: Half or full day available programmes include both paediatric (Children Therapy Centres, EIPIC) and adult (day rehab centres, home therapy, residential homes for disabled adults, sheltered workshops)

Volunteering opportunities: Minimum 1 day engaging children or elderly in activities resource making gamification or digitising therapy materials

 

SPED SCHOOLS

 

St. Andrew's Autism Centre

Contact information: Ravindran Nair Binu, binu_ravindran@saac.org.sg

Observation opportunities: Half day and full day, CV is required.

Volunteering opportunities: Supporting the functions of the multi-disciplinary team of professionals (Speech, Therapists, Psychologists & Occupational Therapists), with emphasis to supporting Speech-Language Therapists.

ASPN Education Services Ltd. – Katong School

Contact information: Judy Chan, ks.ap@apsn.org.sg

Observation opportunities: Observing 1-1 interventions with students with mild intellectual disability and students with autism, half day or full day during school terms only, state reasons for observations and prior education/work experience

Volunteering opportunities: Filing / shredding, cutting and laminating therapy resources, labelling resources and updating the inventory list…etc. Preferably min. one week of commitment (negotiable), state reasons for volunteering and prior education/work experience, able to operate basic MS Word and MS Excel.

ASPN Education Services Ltd. – Tanglin School

Contact information: Siti Nadiah Binte Arman, siti.arman@apsn.org.sg

Observation opportunities: Half-day, CV required.

Volunteering opportunities: One school term (10 weeks), exercise and tuition, CV required and a virtual video discussion.

Rainbow Centre - Admiral Hill School

Contact information: Syirah, nurulinsyirahzulkifli@rainbowcentre.org.sg & Angel Lee, angellee@rainbowcentre.org.sg

Observation opportunities: Either half or full day class observations, CV is required upon application.

Volunteering opportunities: Apply here https://calendly.com/rcvolunteers

THK Moral Charities

Contact information: tsd.referral@thkmc.org.sg

Observation opportunities available: Half or full day available programmes include both paediatric (Children Therapy Centres, EIPIC) and adult (day rehab centres, home therapy, residential homes for disabled adults, sheltered workshops)

Volunteering opportunities: Minimum 1 day engaging children or elderly in activities resource making gamification or digitising therapy materials

PRIVATE CLINICS

Cameron Speech and Language Therapy

Contact information: Jenny Cameron, jennyslt@hotmail.com

Observation opportunities: Occasional observations - a few hours up to half a day in international mainstream schools/homes.

Ohana Therapy

Contact information: Ohana Therapy, info@ohanatherapy.sg

Observation opportunities: CV required

Volunteering opportunities: CV required

Speech Bubbles

Contact information: Daniel Woon, 97482908

Observation opportunities: Half day only; observations will be based at our therapy centre in Kovan; CV required.

Magic Beans Feeding & Speech Therapy Centre

Contact information: Rina, info@magicbeans.sg

Observation opportunities; Available

Volunteering opportunities: Available

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