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