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Speech therapists diagnose and treat communication and speech disorders. They also conduct assessments to determine if the patient needs speech therapy services. If they do, they then conduct evaluations to determine what types of therapy they need and come up with goals and therapy plans for the patient.
Speech therapists work with different populations, such as pediatric or adult. to help with:
Employment of Speech Language Pathologists is projected to grow 21% from 2021 to 2023, much faster than the average for all occupations!
The main difference between a speech language pathologist (SLP) and s speech language pathology assistant (SLPA) is their qualifications.
SLP’s must receive a master’s degree along with a license from the state in which they wish to practice.
SLPA’s need an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree in a related subject to qualify for a SLPA job. Depending on the state they are practicing, SLPA’s might be required to have a valid license in the state.