What Is Speech/Language Pathology?

Who Can Benefit  From Speech/Language Therapy?

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Speech and language therapy benefits people of all ages. For example,infants to seniors that exhibits difficulties with social interactions, voice disorders, stuttering, comprehending language, processing information, correctly producing sounds and expressing thoughts and ideas. SLP's also provides support with swallowing difficulties as a result of medical conditions such as cerebral palsy, cleft palates, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, dementia and head and neck cancer.

Speech/Language Pathology is the study and treatment of human communication disorders. An individual who persued studies in this field is known as a speech language pathologist.  A speech/language pathologist  work is to assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. There are various methods that can be utilized by a speech/language pathologist to evoke language.  The methods used involve science and research.