Most people when they think of a speech and language pathologist typically think of articulation or stuttering treatment, but these are just a very small part of our job.
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. ASHAscopeofpractice defines the scope of practice of the speech and language pathologist in the schools.
What about the roles of a speech language pathologist surprises you?
How can you in your profession work with a speech and language pathologist?