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Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech and language problems.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 29-1127.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 78,210.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 37.00
- Currently, there are 135,980 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Speech-Language Pathologists”.
Also Known As…
- Speech-Language Pathologists
- Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped
- Speech/Language Therapist
- Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
- Speech Therapist
- Speech Pathologist
- Speech and Language Specialist
- Speech and Language Clinician
- Educational Speech-Language Clinician
- Communication Specialist
- Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist
- Voice Pathologist
- Speech Correction Consultant
- Speech and Hearing Clinic Director
- Oral Therapist
Tasks for “Language Pathologist”
- Teach clients to control or strengthen tongue, jaw, face muscles, or breathing mechanisms.
- Develop individual or group activities or programs in schools to deal with behavior, speech, language, or swallowing problems.
- Write reports and maintain proper documentation of information, such as client Medicaid or billing records or caseload activities, including the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients.
- Conduct or direct research on speech or hearing topics and report findings for use in developing procedures, technologies, or treatments.
- Develop or implement treatment plans for problems such as stuttering, delayed language, swallowing disorders, or inappropriate pitch or harsh voice problems, based on own assessments and recommendations of physicians, psychologists, or social workers.
- Communicate with non-speaking students, using sign language or computer technology.
- Consult with and advise educators or medical staff on speech or hearing topics, such as communication strategies or speech and language stimulation.
- Develop speech exercise programs to reduce disabilities.
- Consult with and refer clients to additional medical or educational services.
- Use computer applications to identify or assist with communication disabilities.
- Supervise or collaborate with therapy team.
- Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
- Evaluate hearing or speech and language test results, barium swallow results, or medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice, or swallowing disorders.
- Conduct lessons or direct educational or therapeutic games to assist teachers dealing with speech problems.
- Complete administrative responsibilities, such as coordinating paperwork, scheduling case management activities, or writing lesson plans.
- Provide communication instruction to dialect speakers or students with limited English proficiency.
- Instruct clients in techniques for more effective communication, such as sign language, lip reading, or voice improvement.
- Participate in and write reports for meetings regarding patients' progress, such as individualized educational planning (IEP) meetings, in-service meetings, or intervention assistance team meetings.
- Educate patients and family members about various topics, such as communication techniques or strategies to cope with or to avoid personal misunderstandings.
- Design, develop, or employ alternative diagnostic or communication devices or strategies.
- Participate in conferences, training, continuing education courses, or publish research results to share knowledge of new hearing or speech disorder treatment methods or technologies.
- Administer hearing or speech and language evaluations, tests, or examinations to patients to collect information on type and degree of impairments, using written or oral tests or special instruments.
Related Technology & Tools
- Video stroboscopes
- Digital video stroboscopy systems
- Diagnostic stroboscopes
- Compact stereo systems
- Electromyographs EMG
- Closed circuit television systems
- Infrared switches
- Compact disk CD players
- Airflow measurement devices
- Digital cameras
- Subglottal air pressure measurement devices
- Jellybean switches
- Electroglottographs EGG
- Reading pens
- Video cassette recorders VCR
- Speech therapy mirrors
- Tape recorders
- Recording microphones
- Desktop computers
- Digital audio recorders
- Tablet computers
- Alternative computer keyboards
- Touch switches
- Therapeutic voice synthesizers
- Handheld camcorders
- Augmentative communication devices
- Dynamic display devices
- Laptop computers
- Personal computers
- Sound booths
- Sound switches
- Avaaz Innovations AphasiaMate
- Learning Fundamentals Speech Visualization
- Avaaz Innovations Computerized Speech Research Environment CSRE
- KayPENTAX Multi-Speech
- Adobe Systems Adobe Audition
- Speech analysis software
- Language analysis software
- Email software
- Text to speech software
- Avaaz Innovations Interactive Voice Analysis System IVANS
- Words+ E Z Keys for Windows
- Microsoft Word
- Signal analysis software
- Microsoft Office
- KayPENTAX Nasometer
- Microsoft Excel
- Micro Video Voice Speech Training System
- Biofeedback software
- ELR Software eLr Extra Language Resources
- Web browser software
- Bungalow Software Aphasia Tutor
- Propeller Multimedia React2