Posts Tagged ‘speech-language pathology’
When did Speech-Language Pathology Begin and What do SLPs Do?
When did speech-language pathology originate in United States and why was it needed? The first speech therapists were not called clinicians. They were individuals who wanted to help others improve their speech problems. In the early 1900s, “speech correctionists” had formed interest groups to help those who had stuttering or other related speech difficulties. Eventually,…Read More
What’s Behind the Growth in Speech-Language Pathology?
One of the fastest growing career paths in health today is Speech-Language Pathology. Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) help their clients overcome communication and swallowing issues. From helping clients conquer stuttering to recovering from brain injury, they work with both adults and children to diagnose, prevent, and treat communication disorders. Just how hot is the market for…Read More