Speech Language Pathologist Resources

Speech Language Pathologist

Speech-language pathologists, sometimes called speech therapists, assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, voice, swallowing, and fluency. They may also assist patients with cognitive communication difficulties, such as attention, memory, and/or problem solving disorders. Speech-language pathologists develop an individualized plan of care, tailored to suit the individual needs of patients, and monitor the patient's progress from the initial evaluation through discharge. In a hospital setting, they work with physicians and other healthcare professionals to promote optimum ability for the client.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in this field is expected to grow at an average rate, with an 11% increase in jobs by the year 2016. Median earnings for this occupation were $57,710 annually in May 2006.

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