speech language pathology


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speech lan·guage path·ol·ogy

(spēch lang'gwij pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
Science concerned with functional and organic speech defects and disorders.
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The law also states that a Professional Regulatory Board of Speech Language Pathology, which will 'supervise and regulate the registration, licensure, and practice of speech language pathology in the Philippines', shall also be created 90 days after the law's effectivity.
Those who will be taking the licensure examination must also be able to meet the following requirements: a citizen of the Philippines or of a foreign state/country which observes reciprocity with the Philippines for the practice of speech language pathology; of good moral character; has not been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude; and a graduate of bachelor's degree in speech language pathology from a school, college, or university in the Philippines or abroad that is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
The law creates a new government body -- the Speech Language Pathology Board, which shall supervise and regulate the registration, licensure and practice of speech language pathology in the Philippines.
To be qualified, an applicant should be a citizen of the Philippines or a foreign state that observes reciprocity with the Philippines for the practice of speech language pathology, of good moral character, has not been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude, and a graduate of a bachelor's degree in speech language from an institution recognized by the Commission on Higher Education.
Only speech language pathology and recreational therapy contributed to the prediction of discharge cognition FIM scores.
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HB 8529, or the proposed "Speech Language Pathology Act", was transmitted to the President last February 20, 2019 after the Senate adopted the House version as an amendment to Senate 462 on January 21, 2019.
"Speech language pathology is an allied medical field concerned [with] the communication disorders of individuals.
For graduate students in speech language pathology, otolaryngology residents, or practitioners, this textbook by Merati (laryngology and professional voice, Medical College of Wisconsin) and Bielamowicz (otolaryngology, George Washington U.) contains 18 chapters on voice disorders, including anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures in laryngology, principles of therapy, and neurological, inflammatory, and structural disorders of the larynx.
The House of Representatives has unanimously passed on third and final reading a bill seeking to regulate and professionalize the practice of speech language pathology in the country.
The bill defines speech language pathology as the "allied health profession devoted to the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and prevention of human communication and swallowing disorders."

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