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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Infants underwent comprehensive feeding evaluation by speech and language pathologists who examined the ability to breastfeed before surgical consultation.
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.
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.
"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).
Lim (music therapy, Sam Houston State U.) outlines a music-based approach that music therapists, speech and language pathologists, special education teachers, parents, and other professionals, as well as researchers and academics, can use to improve the speech and language skills of children with autism spectrum disorders.
The book will interest speech and language pathologists and professionals in clinical linguistics, psychology, audiology, and special education.
Although this workbook is intended for a variety of audiences, the author has especially in mind speech and language pathologists, who, before they can identify and begin to cure pathological speech must first understand "the normal processes of how sounds are formed and their relation to language development" (p.
The data are presented so that they can be used by speech and language pathologists in their work with children.
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