Speech & Language >> Speech-Language Therapy

Here you will find articles that explain what a speech-language pathologist does, the areas they evaluate and treat, as well as the settings in which they work. You will discover how to find the right speech-language pathologist for you by learning what level of education, certification and licensure a speech-language pathologist should hold. You will also find out why areas of specialization and treatment philosophies are important factors when selecting a speech-language pathologist.

Additionally, you’ll see how speech language therapy is structured through the use of goals which are set for specified periods of time and how speech-language therapy goals are closely monitored for progress by the speech-language pathologist and maybe revised to ensure the client is making progress. You will also realize the benefits of family training and participation in the speech therapy process.