speech-language pathologist


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speech-language pathologist

 
a professional trained to identify, assess, and rehabilitate persons with speech or language disorders such as articulation problems, language problems (e.g., aphasia, delayed language development), voice problems, or stuttering problems.

speech-language pathologist

a practitioner concerned with the diagnosis and rehabilitation of persons with voice, speech, and language disorders.

speech-lan·guage pa·thol·o·gist

, speech pathologist (spēch-lang'gwăj pă-thol'ŏ-jist)
A practitioner concerned with the diagnosis and rehabilitation of patients with voice, speech, and language disorders.
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"Digitizing a patient's voice is often more important to family members than to the patient himself," says Naomi Weiss, speech-language pathologist at the Cedars-Sinai ALS clinic.
Second, interpreters sometimes asked the clients clarifying questions, and the full sequence of what was said was not relayed to the speech-language pathologist. Finally, interpreters had choices of how to produce utterances of the clients with aphasia for the speech-language pathologists, and the speech-language pathologists might not realize that there were cross-linguistic differences and regard the interpreters' renditions as literal interpretations.
Special temporary permits (STPs) may be issued by the board to a foreign speech-language pathologist who is : 1) called for consultation for a specific purpose which in the judgment of the Board is essential to the growth of the profession; 2) an internationally recognized expert or specialist in any branch of speech-language pathology and whose services are essential for the advancement of speech-language pathology in the Philippines; and 3) to be engaged as professor, lecturer, or critic in fields essential to speech-language pathology in the country.
"During Better Hearing & Speech Month, we want stroke survivors and their loved ones to know that speech-language pathologists are here to help," Corbin said.
Patients' clinical data of should be dealt with under ethical care determined by Resolution 427 of 1st March 2013, Article 8, which guarantees that "information concerning patients can only be transferred to another professional with prior approval of the patient or his/her legal representative, under safety standards that ensure the confidentiality and integrity of information"; and Article 11, which stipulates that "the exercise of telehealth by a speech-language pathologist and audiologist registered in Brazil, provided to patients or professionals outside the country, must obligatorily comply with the legal and ethical principles of the profession, established in Brazilian legislation, in addition to international rules and agreements for professional distance relationship" [10].
Speech-Language Pathologists and Early Intervention professionals are using the book to teach parents how to enrich their toddler's early language development.
The school's speech-language pathologist outlined the benefits of whole class programming and invited teachers to collaborate.
This investigation was motivated by two key factors; the first is the authors' experience and observations whether inside the Speech and Language Clinic at the University of Jordan or outside this clinic, These experiences have demonstrated that the majority of people have limited knowledge about speech-language pathology, or overlap between speech-language pathologist (SLP) with other professions, such as special education teacher, counsellors and class teacher.
Speech-language pathologists are trained in speech therapy and are most qualified to make assessments of a child's speech abilities.
In such instances an occupational therapist and speech-language pathologist may work collaboratively to achieve the best position for the patient.
Wicklund, Singing Voice Rehabilitation: A Guide for the Voice Teacher and Speech-Language Pathologist (Clifton Park, NY: DelMar Cengage Learning, 2010), 71; K.
As a Speech-Language Pathologist serving students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, I feel that a new book written by Mary Lynch Barbera with Tracy Rasmussen entitled The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to teach children with autism and related disorders will be a real find for other Speech-Language Pathologists serving children with autism spectrum disorder.