Ms. Teresa Yau, Assistant Professor of Practice


Ms. Teresa Yau is currently Assistant Professor of Practice of the Speech Therapy Unit in the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences from The University of Hong Kong and qualified as a speech therapist. She later received her Master of Social Sciences in Counselling with distinction from The University of Hong Kong.


Ms. Yau practised as a speech therapist at non-governmental organization and in the private sector, serving children with communication disorders. She had been involved in a broad spectrum of clinical and administrative functions, including but not limited to liaising with mainstream schools, conducting professional seminars and publishing clinical materials. Ms. Yau currently focuses on clinical speech therapy education, supervising student speech therapists’ clinical practicum.


Ms. Yau is a Full Member of The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists and a Member of The Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association. She is also a certified provider of Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention.


Ms Yau is fluent in Cantonese and English.