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ABOUT SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

The Profession

What do speech pathologists do?

Speech pathologists treat children and adults with a wide variety of speech and language disorders. These may include individuals with disorders of articulation, language, hearing, voice or fluency, as well as individuals with cleft palate, aphasia, laryngectomy, dysphagia, developmental delays, and/or neurological impairments.

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Career Opportunities


Speech-language pathologists are in great demand. They obtain employment in:

  • Schools
  • Nursing Homes
  • Agencies
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Private practice
  • Home Care