Emma graduated from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Science. She is a member of the Malaysian Association of Speech-Language and Hearing Association (MASH).

As part of her training, she worked with children, adolescents and adults with various needs in the area of speech, language, communication and swallowing. For instance, articulation, pre-verbal skills, language, social skills, voice and stuttering. She is trained to provide speech and language therapy services in English, Mandarin and Malay language.  Throughout her clinical practice, she worked in various settings including hospitals, private clinics, NGOs and schools.

After her study, she volunteers in NGOs to provide help to children with special needs and adult with Parkinson’s disease. Her interest in serving children with Autism and their families grew as she saw the great need of support for the family in decision making and facilitating the child’s learning during the volunteering experience.

She promotes collaboration with family and various professionals to provide holistic support to the family and individual with needs. She incorporates play and daily routines in therapy to create an enjoyable, functional and natural communication environment. She also believes that trainings are crucial for educating parents and teachers to support the individual with special needs to reach their maximum potentials.

In her free time, Emma enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, singing, baking and reading. She also volunteers as a staff in a holiday white water summer camp for youths and a children holiday program during school holidays.