The field of speech pathology first started to gain interest in the early 1900’s. As soldiers returned home after fighting brutal wars with traumatic brain injuries, the interest in speech pathology grew. In the year 1926, the American Academy of Speech Correction was established. In the year 2010, United States dedicated May 18th as the…

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Becoming an SLP 1. Understand the Important Role of a Speech Pathologist The first step to becoming a Speech Pathologist is to understand its essential role in healthcare. Nearly 7.7% of U.S. children ages 3-17 and 7.6% of adults have had a disorder related to voice, speech, language, or swallowing in the past 12 months…

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Why Become Speech-Language Pathologist?   1. Impacting Children’s Lives   Impacting a child’s life for the better is certainly the best part of the job. You are teaching them skills that will affect the rest of their lives. Whether its teaching them how to say an /r/, understand non-verbal/social cues, take directions, or speaking without…

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