Ms. Dafiah Sageer


Speech Therapist

Ms. Dafiah Sageer is a Speech Therapist in the Department of Speech and Language Therapy at the Jumeirah branch of Medcare Medical Centre. She completed her BSc. in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP) and her Master's in Speech-Language Pathology (MSc. SLP) from the University of Mysore, India. She also completed her Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) Level 1. She is a member of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).

After her post-graduation, Ms. Sageer worked with children and adults with different communication and/or swallowing disorders. She practised as a Speech Language Pathologist at the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore, India. She practised assessment and management of communication and swallowing disorders in out-patient and in-patient care, rehabilitation programs and in the ICU.  After moving to the UAE, she served as a Speech Therapist at the Neuro Spinal Hospital in Dubai.

Ms Sageer has successfully treated  individuals having neurogenic and non-neurogenic communication disorders including aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Cerebral Palsy, stuttering, voice disorders etc. She is also experienced in the communication and swallowing evaluation and intervention of neurogenic disorders like Parkinson’s disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, etc.

She has demonstrated her ability to carry out assessments and management using different Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies and techniques. She is enthusiastic about spreading the awareness and the advantages of AAC and advocates its use when necessary. She strongly believes in using her knowledge in the field of speech language pathology, to make a positive impact in the lives of individuals with impairments in communication and swallowing.

She speaks English, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada.

Speech Therapist
Speech Therapist
Jumeirah - Medcare Medical Centre
Years of Experience

Bachelor In Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) From The University Of Mysore, India

MSc. Speech Language Pathology (MSc. SLP) From The University Of Mysore, India

Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) Level 1

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