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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
- Speech Correction Consultant
- Speech and Hearing Clinic Director
- Oral Therapist
- Language Pathologist
Tasks for “Voice Pathologist”
- 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.
- Instruct clients in techniques for more effective communication, such as sign language, lip reading, or voice improvement.
- Teach clients to control or strengthen tongue, jaw, face muscles, or breathing mechanisms.
- Design, develop, or employ alternative diagnostic or communication devices or strategies.
- Educate patients and family members about various topics, such as communication techniques or strategies to cope with or to avoid personal misunderstandings.
- 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.
- Use computer applications to identify or assist with communication disabilities.
- 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.
- Consult with and refer clients to additional medical or educational services.
- Develop speech exercise programs to reduce disabilities.
- Conduct or direct research on speech or hearing topics and report findings for use in developing procedures, technologies, or treatments.
- Participate in conferences, training, continuing education courses, or publish research results to share knowledge of new hearing or speech disorder treatment methods or technologies.
- Supervise or collaborate with therapy team.
- Complete administrative responsibilities, such as coordinating paperwork, scheduling case management activities, or writing lesson plans.
- Develop individual or group activities or programs in schools to deal with behavior, speech, language, or swallowing problems.
- 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.
- Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
- Conduct lessons or direct educational or therapeutic games to assist teachers dealing with speech problems.
- Provide communication instruction to dialect speakers or students with limited English proficiency.
- 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.
- Consult with and advise educators or medical staff on speech or hearing topics, such as communication strategies or speech and language stimulation.
- Communicate with non-speaking students, using sign language or computer technology.
Related Technology & Tools
- Digital audio recorders
- Jellybean switches
- Desktop computers
- Handheld camcorders
- Touch switches
- Laptop computers
- Augmentative communication devices
- Subglottal air pressure measurement devices
- Digital video stroboscopy systems
- Electroglottographs EGG
- Tape recorders
- Diagnostic stroboscopes
- Digital cameras
- Video stroboscopes
- Recording microphones
- Closed circuit television systems
- Speech therapy mirrors
- Dynamic display devices
- Sound switches
- Compact stereo systems
- Infrared switches
- Video cassette recorders VCR
- Electromyographs EMG
- Compact disk CD players
- Reading pens
- Personal computers
- Therapeutic voice synthesizers
- Airflow measurement devices
- Alternative computer keyboards
- Tablet computers
- Sound booths
- Speech analysis software
- Learning Fundamentals Speech Visualization
- ELR Software eLr Extra Language Resources
- Propeller Multimedia React2
- Avaaz Innovations Computerized Speech Research Environment CSRE
- Avaaz Innovations Interactive Voice Analysis System IVANS
- Biofeedback software
- Language analysis software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Audition
- Micro Video Voice Speech Training System
- Microsoft Office
- Words+ E Z Keys for Windows
- KayPENTAX Multi-Speech
- Signal analysis software
- KayPENTAX Nasometer
- Avaaz Innovations AphasiaMate
- Microsoft Excel
- Bungalow Software Aphasia Tutor
- Email software
- Microsoft Word
- Text to speech software
- Web browser software