Kelly (Hiu Yee) Li

Occupational Therapist

Kelly is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist whose passion for paediatrics is evident in everything she does. In addition to being an accomplished clinician, Kelly is also a qualified, experienced teacher and her mission is to help children find their strengths and use them to build independence and self-confidence.

The energy that Kelly brings to every OT session is infectious. She understands the unique challenges that kids face in the classroom and playground and is committed to finding solutions to the problems that children face in their daily lives.

At Kids First, Kelly provides occupational therapy that helps preschool and school aged children overcome gross motor and fine motor difficulties. She helps kids improve their handwriting and organisational skills and supports children who struggle with social and emotional regulation challenges.

Kelly is trilingual, speaking English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She enjoys the variety offered by her role, which gives her opportunities to support children, parents and educators with practical resources and strategies that make life easier.

  • Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary)
Special professional interests
  • Supporting children to develop independence and self-care skills
  • Guiding children to develop the capacity to learn more easily
  • Giving children the confidence to succeed in their homes, classrooms and playgrounds
Fun Facts
  • Kelly is a keen reader, and also enjoys creative arts such as painting and calligraphy
  • Although she was born in Hong Kong, Kelly's favourite foods come from Japanese cuisine

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