Speech/Language Pathologists (SLPs) help individuals overcome communication barriers resulting from a variety of causes including stroke, brain injury, hearing loss, developmental delay, cleft palate, or cerebral palsy. SLPs provide care to assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social and cognitive communication, as well as swallowing disorders in clients of all ages.
Common impairments treated by SLPs:
- Voice disorders
- Pragmatic disorders
- Articulation disorders
- Fluency disorders
- Executive Functioning and Information Processing
- Augmentative/Alternative Communication