Dr KWAN-CHEN, Li Ying Lorinda   關陳立穎
Senior Lecturer II
Department of Special Education and Counselling
Phone No: (852) 2948 8474
Fax No: (852) 2948 7794
Email: lkwan@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0002-9820-5711
Phone
(852) 2948 8474
Fax
(852) 2948 7794
Email
lkwan@eduhk.hk
ResearcherID
P-3497-2016
Research Interest

1) Speech, Language and Communication Disorders Associated with Parkinson's Disease or Stroke, or Fronto-temporal Dementias.

Parkinson's Disease - Dysarthria, Language disorders, and dysphagia related to Parkinson's disease.

Motor Speech disorders (Dysarthria and Apraxia of Speech) in tonal language ( Cantonese and Mandarin, Putonghua) speakers. Prosody and its clinical application to assessment and intervention

Primary Progressive Aphasia - Clinical assessment and intervention for Cantonese /Mandarin/ bilingual speakers with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)

Aphasia- agrammatism in Cantonese PWA, support to caretakers of PWA.

2) Service Delivery Model of Speech therapy

Hybrid model of telehealth speech therapy

Community-based rehabilitation service for brain injured people

3) Clinical Education of Speech-Language Therapists/Pathologist

Padegogy for pre-qualification training of speech therapists at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and of multi-cultural, multi-linguistic backgrounds

Competence in telepractice in speech therapy

E-learning strategies for pre-qualification training of speech therapists.

Teaching Interest

Teaching Interests and Knowledge Transfer

Teaching Interests

  • SED 6015 Speech, Language and Communication Disorders

  • SED 6019 Assessment and Intervention of Speech, Language, Communication and Learning Disabilities

  • SED 6026, SED 6027, SED 6028, SED 6029 Practicum and Advanced Practicum ( Clinical Education of pre-qualified speech-language therapists) on
    • Speech, language, Communication Disorders, and Swallowing Disorders in people with Parkinson's Disease, Stroke ( Cerebral-vascular Accidents), Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and orther neurological conditions.
    • Tele-health and face-to-face speech therapy intervention strategies.
  • SED 6030 Evidence-based Practice in Speech-Language Pathology and Research Methodoloy
  • SED 6032 Independent Research Projects / Evidence-based Capstone Projects
  • EPC 2091/5091 Overivew of Language, Physical and Sensory Difficulties
  • EPC 4098 Education Projects

Knowledge Transfer

Lecturer:
“Communication Disorders in Parkinson’s disease” of the Certificate Course on Communication and Swallowing Disorders in Elderly Population, (2020 0608) [Videoed lecture] jointly organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Medical Societies and the Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists

Speaker:
Primary progressive aphasia, the language-based dementia (2020 04 23) [Webinar] The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists Webinar Series.

Speaker:
Tele-practice, a double-edged sword for speech therapist (2020 03 27) [Webinar] The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists Webinar Series.

Invited Panelist:
Global Perspectives on Telepractice Amid COVID-19 (SIGs 17 and 18)
for Special Interest Groups (SIG 17) (SIG 18) of the America Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) 2020/11/1-2025/10/1

Articles:
  • 疫中存希望----網上言語治療2020 11月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】55期
  • 自我評估說話能力,儘早開始言語治療. 2020 4月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】54期
  • 深腦刺激法會造成言語障礙嗎? 2020。1月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】53期
  • 你有語意問題嗎?快查找病徵。 2019,11月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】52期
  • 言語障礙多面睇,不同階段,不同症狀2019.8月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】51期
  • 言語治療 助你講得好,吞得到 2019.1月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】49期
  • 非典型的柏金遜病症,非典型的言語吞嚥障礙? 2018.11月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】48期
  • 【柏金遜病症吞嚥障礙】冷知識2018.8月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】47期
  • 突破地點限制 網上言語治療送到你家。44, 2017 12 月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】44期
  • 聽聲音就能診斷柏金遜症?2017 8月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】43期
  • 嘈雜環境有助練大聲?2017 5月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】42期
  • 為什麼柏金遜病者會口吃?2017.3月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】41期
  • 什麼是低運動型構音障礙? 2016.12月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊 10週年特刊【柏友新知】40期
  • 言語治療新科技 2016. 8月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】39期
  • 網上遙距言語治療免去舟車勞頓 2016. 5月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】38期
  • 減低吞嚥障礙有良方 2016 2月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】37期
  • 深腦刺激法會影響言語功能嗎?2015 7月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】35期
  • 言語障礙是柏金遜症早期的病徵嗎?2015 4月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】34期



External Appointment

Members of:

  1. The Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists ( Member of Register of Speech Therapists)
  2. The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapist (Full member)

Local Honorary Appointment:

  1. The Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists, Committee member (Registration Committee, HKIST (2018 -)
  2. Honoary Speech Therapist, 2019-2020 Hospital Authority (New Territories East Cluster) (2019-2020

Overseas Honorary Appointment:

  • Collaborator, ALBA Language Neurobiology Lab, Memory and Aging Centre, UCSF (2018-)

Membership/Affiliation to local and international professional organizations

  1. American Speech language Hearing Association
  2. Royal College of Speech Language Therapist
  3. Hong Kong Movement Disorder Society

Consultant/Advisor to:

  1. The Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Foundation 香港柏金遜症基金會
  2. The Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Association 香港柏金遜症會
  3. The Hong Kong Society of Rehabilitation 香港復康會
  4. The Heep Hong Society (APEC) 協康會
  5. Po Leung Kuk 保良局
  6. The Benji's Centre 庭恩兒童中心
  7. HOPE worldwide 寰宇希望
Professional Profile

Dr. Lorinda Kwan-Chen is an experienced clinical researcher, clinical educator and practitioner of speech-language pathology. Her professional expertise is on the assessment and intervention of primary progressive aphasia, post-stroke aphasia, dysarthria, and apraxia of speech in multilingual Chinese populations with dementia, Parkinson’s disease, or stroke.

Dr. Kwan-Chen has been a lecturer and clinical educator in different universities, instituting and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of speech-language pathology. She has trained more than 800 speech therapists, and consults numerous government and non-government, local and overseas organizations for the betterment of the profession. In her endeavour to improve speech therapy service, Dr. Kwan-Chen has helped to set up regional community-based speech and language rehabilitation services, and since 2016, she has also jump-started the first regular tele-health speech therapy for local patients with neurological speech and language disorders.

Research Interest

1) Speech, Language and Communication Disorders Associated with Parkinson's Disease or Stroke, or Fronto-temporal Dementias.

Parkinson's Disease - Dysarthria, Language disorders, and dysphagia related to Parkinson's disease.

Motor Speech disorders (Dysarthria and Apraxia of Speech) in tonal language ( Cantonese and Mandarin, Putonghua) speakers. Prosody and its clinical application to assessment and intervention

Primary Progressive Aphasia - Clinical assessment and intervention for Cantonese /Mandarin/ bilingual speakers with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)

Aphasia- agrammatism in Cantonese PWA, support to caretakers of PWA.

2) Service Delivery Model of Speech therapy

Hybrid model of telehealth speech therapy

Community-based rehabilitation service for brain injured people

3) Clinical Education of Speech-Language Therapists/Pathologist

Padegogy for pre-qualification training of speech therapists at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and of multi-cultural, multi-linguistic backgrounds

Competence in telepractice in speech therapy

E-learning strategies for pre-qualification training of speech therapists.

Teaching Interest

Teaching Interests and Knowledge Transfer

Teaching Interests

  • SED 6015 Speech, Language and Communication Disorders

  • SED 6019 Assessment and Intervention of Speech, Language, Communication and Learning Disabilities

  • SED 6026, SED 6027, SED 6028, SED 6029 Practicum and Advanced Practicum ( Clinical Education of pre-qualified speech-language therapists) on
    • Speech, language, Communication Disorders, and Swallowing Disorders in people with Parkinson's Disease, Stroke ( Cerebral-vascular Accidents), Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and orther neurological conditions.
    • Tele-health and face-to-face speech therapy intervention strategies.
  • SED 6030 Evidence-based Practice in Speech-Language Pathology and Research Methodoloy
  • SED 6032 Independent Research Projects / Evidence-based Capstone Projects
  • EPC 2091/5091 Overivew of Language, Physical and Sensory Difficulties
  • EPC 4098 Education Projects

Knowledge Transfer

Lecturer:
“Communication Disorders in Parkinson’s disease” of the Certificate Course on Communication and Swallowing Disorders in Elderly Population, (2020 0608) [Videoed lecture] jointly organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Medical Societies and the Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists

Speaker:
Primary progressive aphasia, the language-based dementia (2020 04 23) [Webinar] The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists Webinar Series.

Speaker:
Tele-practice, a double-edged sword for speech therapist (2020 03 27) [Webinar] The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists Webinar Series.

Invited Panelist:
Global Perspectives on Telepractice Amid COVID-19 (SIGs 17 and 18)
for Special Interest Groups (SIG 17) (SIG 18) of the America Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) 2020/11/1-2025/10/1

Articles:
  • 疫中存希望----網上言語治療2020 11月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】55期
  • 自我評估說話能力,儘早開始言語治療. 2020 4月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】54期
  • 深腦刺激法會造成言語障礙嗎? 2020。1月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】53期
  • 你有語意問題嗎?快查找病徵。 2019,11月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】52期
  • 言語障礙多面睇,不同階段,不同症狀2019.8月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】51期
  • 言語治療 助你講得好,吞得到 2019.1月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】49期
  • 非典型的柏金遜病症,非典型的言語吞嚥障礙? 2018.11月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】48期
  • 【柏金遜病症吞嚥障礙】冷知識2018.8月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】47期
  • 突破地點限制 網上言語治療送到你家。44, 2017 12 月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】44期
  • 聽聲音就能診斷柏金遜症?2017 8月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】43期
  • 嘈雜環境有助練大聲?2017 5月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】42期
  • 為什麼柏金遜病者會口吃?2017.3月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】41期
  • 什麼是低運動型構音障礙? 2016.12月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊 10週年特刊【柏友新知】40期
  • 言語治療新科技 2016. 8月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】39期
  • 網上遙距言語治療免去舟車勞頓 2016. 5月香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】38期
  • 減低吞嚥障礙有良方 2016 2月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】37期
  • 深腦刺激法會影響言語功能嗎?2015 7月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】35期
  • 言語障礙是柏金遜症早期的病徵嗎?2015 4月 香港柏金遜症基金會季刊【柏友新知】34期



External Appointment

Members of:

  1. The Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists ( Member of Register of Speech Therapists)
  2. The Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapist (Full member)

Local Honorary Appointment:

  1. The Hong Kong Institute of Speech Therapists, Committee member (Registration Committee, HKIST (2018 -)
  2. Honoary Speech Therapist, 2019-2020 Hospital Authority (New Territories East Cluster) (2019-2020

Overseas Honorary Appointment:

  • Collaborator, ALBA Language Neurobiology Lab, Memory and Aging Centre, UCSF (2018-)

Membership/Affiliation to local and international professional organizations

  1. American Speech language Hearing Association
  2. Royal College of Speech Language Therapist
  3. Hong Kong Movement Disorder Society

Consultant/Advisor to:

  1. The Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Foundation 香港柏金遜症基金會
  2. The Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Association 香港柏金遜症會
  3. The Hong Kong Society of Rehabilitation 香港復康會
  4. The Heep Hong Society (APEC) 協康會
  5. Po Leung Kuk 保良局
  6. The Benji's Centre 庭恩兒童中心
  7. HOPE worldwide 寰宇希望
Selected Output

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
關陳立穎(2012):帕金遜症引起的言語障礙與治療,輯於余毓靈醫生,楊漢明醫生編,緣兮帕金遜(增訂版),(81-87),香港,經濟日報出版社。
Whitehill, T. L., Yu, K., Kwan, L., & Ho, D. W. L. (2010). Peer, Self and Supervisor Assessment: Piloting a reflective week in fieldwork education. In L. McAllister, M. Paterson, J. Higgs & C. Bitchell (Eds.), Innovations in allied Health Fieldwork Education: A Critical Appraisal (261-270). The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Journal Publications
Tee, B. L. De Leon, J., Kwan-Chen, L. L.Y.; Miller, B; Lo, R., Europa, E., Sudarsan, S., Grasso, S., Gorno-Tempini, M. L. (2021). Tonal and orthographic analysis in a Cantonese-speaking individual with nonfluent/agrammatic variant primary progressive aphasia'. Neurocase, ., .-.
Kwan, C. K., & Whitehill, T. L. (2011). Perception of Speech by Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease: A Review. Parkinson’s Disease, 2011(2011), 1-11.
Whitehill, T. L., Kwan, L., Lee, F. P. -H., Chow, M. M. -N. (2011). Effect of LSVT on Lexical Tone in Speakers with Parkinson's Disease. Parkinson's Disease, 2011(2011), 1-9.

Conference Papers
Ho, KY., & Kwan-Chen, L. (2020, February). Invited Conference Paper. Biennial Motor Speech Cnference, US.
Mak, LLA., Kwan-Chen L Wang LC. (2019, June). What does emotional prosody tell us about early-onset Parksinson’s Disease?. Paper presented at World Parkinson’s Congress, Kyoto, Japan.
Tee, B. Gorno-Tempini, M. & Kwan-Chen, L. (2019, June). Dyslexia presentation in Chinese speaking primary progressive aphasia individuals. Conference Abstract: Academy of Aphasia 57th Annual Meeting, Hong Kong.
Chan, T., & Kwan-Chen, L. (2019, May). Grammatical morphology in aphasia: Evidence from Cantonese classifiers. Front. Hum. neurosci. conference abstract: academy of aphasia 57th annual meeting, Hong Kong.
Tee, BL., Deleon, J., Kwan-Chen LLY., Yang FP., Lo, RY., Chen TF., Gorno-Tempini M.L. (2019, April). Linguistic Tone Characteristics of Chinese speaking Primary Progressive Aphasia. Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) Satellite Symposium, San Paulo, Brazil.
Boon-Lead Tee, Jessica Deleon, Kwan-Chen Lorinda, Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini (2018, November). Use of novel Cantonese Speech and Language battery for the diagnosis of non-fluent variant primary progressive aphasia in a multi-lingual speaker. International Congress of Fronto-Temporal Dementias ( ICFTD), Sydney, Australia.
Cheng Cheuk Yui Clara, Kwan-Chen Li Ying Lorinda (2018, November). Is Emotional Prosody more informative than MPT and Discourse Reading in Diagnosing Hypokinetic Dysarthria?. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2018, Hong Kong.
Ko Ka Yan Cherry, Kwan-Chen Lorinda (2018, November). The Production of Emotional Prosodies in School-age Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2018, Hong Kong.
Lau Ka Yuk Camay, Kwan-Chen Lorinda (2018, November). Perception of Emotional Prosodies in School-age Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2018,, Hong Kong.
Tam Wing Sum & Kwan-Chen Lorinda (2018, November). Exploring the Difference between Communication Capacities and Barriers in Parents with Aphasia and their Adolescence Children. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2018,, Hong Kong.
Huen, J. Y. H., Yuen, K. C. P., & Kwan-Chen, L. L. W. (2018, February). Typical listeners’ recognition of monosyllabic words carrying Cantonese contour lexical tones produced by speakers with Parkinson's disease. Paper presented at Nineteenth Biennial Conference on Motor Speech, Savannah, Georgia.
Kwan-Chen, L. (2018, February). Dysprosody in speakers with and without hypokinetic dysarthria associated with Parkinson’s disease. Paper presented at Nineteenth Biennial Conference on Motor Speech, Savannah, Georgia.
Kwan-Chen, L., & Ng, M. (2018, February). Emotional Dysprosody in Speakers with Hypokinetic Dysarthria Associated with Parkinson’s Disease. Paper presented at Nineteenth Biennial Conference on Motor Speech, Savannah, Georgia, USA.
Kwan-Chen, L. (2017, November). On-Line Speech Therapy (Tele-Health) Service for People with Parkinson’s Disease. Paper presented at the Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Foundation 15th Anniversary Celebration Symposium, Hong Kong.
Kwan-Chen, L. (2017, November). The Emotional Side of Hypokinetic Dysarthria, and Its Implication to the Assessment and Intervention of People with Parkinson's Disease. Paper presented at the Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Foundation 15th Anniversary Celebration Symposium, Hong Kong.
Kwan-Chen, L. (2017, September). The Emotional Prosodies of People with Dysarthria Associated with Parkinson ’s Disease. Paper presented at the 10th Asia Pacific Conference of Speech, Language, and Hearing, Narita, Japan.
Kwan-Chen Lorinda, Chin Chi On (2016, August). Constructing sentences with the semantic role of instrument by a Cantonese speaker with Broca's Aphasia. 30th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP),, Dublin, Ireland.
Kwan-Chen Lorinda, La Pointe, Leonard (2016, August). Having a parent with aphasia- a case report. 30th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP),, Dublin, Ireland.
Kwan, LYC Lorinda; Ng, L. Manwa.; Tang H.Hannah.; Whitehill, L. Tara (2016, March). Listener's perception of emotion prosody in Cantonese speakers with hypokinetic dysarthria associated with Parkinson's disease. 2016 Motor Speech Conference, California, US.

Creative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies
彭卓穎,關陳立穎,方頌欣(2015):小說,【風語橋】-小說 (爸爸住院了。變形金屋。媽媽的眼淚。平安夜,平安?家長日,不一樣的家長。農曆新年。我的野蠻姐姐。爸爸學說話。譜出正能量)。,Hong Kong,The Education University of Hong Kong, Knowledge Transfer Fund 2014/15。
Kwan-Chen Lorinda (2013). Cantonese and Mandarin/Putonghua translations of Lee-Silverman Voice Treatment ( LSVT-LOUD (R)). USA: LSVT-Global.

Patents, Agreements, Assignments and Companies
關陳立穎,方頌欣, 彭卓穎(2015):Augmentative and Alternative Communication Aid for Parents with Aphasia,Hong Kong,The Education University of Hong Kong- Knowledge Transfer fund 2014/15。

All Other Outputs
Chen Li Ying Lorinda (2017). Perception and Production of Emotive Prosodies in people with Hypokinetic Dysarthria associated with Parkinson’s disease. Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong.
Au-Yeung M, Mak K. M, Tsoi TH, Leung KT, Kwan-Chen Lorinda (2015). 柏寶袋 - smartphone application for Chinese with Parkinson's Disease. Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

Project

Establishing Evidence to Speech and Language Intervention of Cantonese Speakers with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)
Establishing evidence to speech and language intervention of Cantonese Speakers with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): KWAN-CHEN, Li Ying Lorinda 關陳立穎
 
Establishing Evidence-based Treatment for Speech and Language in Primary Progressive Aphasia
An international joint-university multilingual research to explore evidence-based intervention of a specific speech and language impairments found in people with progressive brain degeneration (fronto-temporal dementia).
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): GRASSO, Stephanie (KWAN-CHEN, Li Ying Lorinda 關陳立穎 as Co-Investigator)
 
Development of Speech and Language Battery for Chinese speaking individuals with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)
Multi-centre, International collaborative research
Project Start Year: 2017, Principal Investigator(s): TEE, Boon Lead (KWAN-CHEN, Li Ying Lorinda 關陳立穎 as Co-Investigator)
 
Impact of Speech Outcome in Cantonese-Speakers with Parkinson's Disease by Deep Brain Stimulation — A Pilot Study
This study will investigate changes in speech in a small group of Cantonese speaking people with Parkinson's disease and will undergo bilateral deep brain stimulation. The result will provide preliminary data for a larger-scale longitudinal study of using DBS to alleviate speech disorders in people with Parkinson's disease.
Project Start Year: 2016, Principal Investigator(s): KWAN-CHEN, Li Ying, Lorinda 關陳立穎
 
Longitudinal Investigation of Dysarthria in Cantonese-speakers with Parkonson's Disease
This project investigates the changes in speech impairments in Cantonese-speakers with Parkinson’s disease by a 1 year longitudinal study
Project Start Year: 2015, Principal Investigator(s): KWAN-CHEN, Li Ying Lorinda 關陳立穎
 
Supporting home communication of children with stroke parents
This project provides resources to support home communication of children with stroke parents and with aphasia. Two resources were generated from this project: a story book based on family communication barrier between children and their stroke parents; and an augmentative/alternative communication book to help non-verbal stroke parents to communicate with their children. The project aims to fill the current gap in speech therapy rendered to communication-impaired, middle-age stroke patients to . . .
Project Start Year: 2015, Principal Investigator(s): KWAN-CHEN, Li Ying Lorinda 關陳立穎