The title “speech-language pathologist” can be a difficult one to discern. In addition, the shortened “speech therapist” can also be misleading. Speech-Language Pathologists work with children and adults on a wide variety of skills that may surprise you. Speech sounds are not the only skill that SLPs work on! The following list is, by no means, exhaustive of the broad scope of practice SLPs are qualified to provide service in, but rather a list of lesser-known areas of expertise for SLPs. It should be noted that, although all SLPs are trained to treat each of these areas, individual therapists do have areas of expertise, therefore, it behooves you, as a parent or educator, to seek out a therapist with training in the specific areas you seek assistance with.
5 Things You Did Not Know A SLP Works On:
- Reading is a cornerstone skill on which academics become progressively more demanding as a child moves on from elementary through high school. Reading is a Read more