She attained her degree in speech sciences with honours from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. [ BSpeech Sci. (Hons) (UKM) ] Her many roles as a speech-language pathologist includes providing assessment, diagnosis and intervention regarding speech, language and feeding difficulties. She also provides interventions for children with speech and language difficulties. This includes helping a child to communicate via means of speech or other forms of communication such as pictures, gestures, etc.
Ms. Yong Ennie was a volunteer in a early intervention centre for children with special needs for more than year before going to university. Therefore her main interest is in learning disabilities, feeding difficulties, play and parent-child interaction.