Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), is the study of all things communication and swallowing. What does that mean? SLPs work closely with families and other professionals to help people with communication difficulties of any kind, including speech, language, voice and stuttering as well as difficulties with feeding and swallowing. Pediatric SLPs work with clients who have a wide range of communication difficulties, such as:
- Speech and language delays;
- Non-verbal communication and using alternative communication devices to talk;
- Speech sound disorders (“speech impediments”);
- Communication difficulties related to Autism;
- Communication difficulties related to hearing loss;
- Social communication;
- Pre-literacy and literacy;
- And so much more!
Please enjoy these speech, language and communication resources:
Speech Language Pathologists: Who Are We?
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Speech Language Pathologists Can Help
Speech and Language Milestones Chart:
Helpful Information from Hanen: If you’re concerned about your child’s language development