What Is Speech Language Pathology?
Speech Language Pathologists help clients improve their activities of daily living, especially in the areas of communicating, oral motor activities, and thinking. They introduce pre- and beginning oral communication skills and offer alternative and complimentary options when necessary. They are trained in oral motor knowledge to advance both communication and feeding/eating skills. They help clients increase attention, memory skills, problem solving/reasoning skills, and overall executive functioning skills.
Can help with many health conditions including:
Articulation/Phonological Processes/reduced intelligibility
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Delayed language acquisition
Tongue Tie (Ankyloglossia)
Traumatic Brain Injury