speech and language pathologist


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speech and language pathologist

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SLP

A health care professional trained to evaluate and treat people who have voice, speech, language, swallowing, or hearing disorders, esp. those that affect their ability to communicate or consume food.
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At the end of the screening, the family meets with the speech and language pathologist and special education teacher to review the screening results and make recommendations.
Noted neuroscientist and speech and language pathologist Dr.
Martha Burns has been a practicing speech and language pathologist in Evanston, Ill.
Children requiring only a speech and language screening are referred to the speech and language pathologist at the school the child would attend at age five.
Smith, a speech and language pathologist, has worked with children and adults, has a background in early childhood education and taught preschool for 11 years.
She has been a practicing speech and language pathologist in Evanston, Illinois, for over 35 years and is an adjunct Associate Professor at Northwestern University and serves on the professional staff of Evanston-Northwestern University Health Care.
School districts have had a real problem with finding enough speech and language pathologists," says Luann Purcell, executive director for the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE).
Several years ago, at a conference for speech and language pathologists, a professor gave the attendees a standardized test that had been translated into African-American Vernacular English.
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