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