Nature of the Work
Working with the full range of human communication and its disorders, speech-language pathologists:
- Evaluate and diagnose speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders.
- Treat speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly.
Speech-language pathologists often work as part of a team, which may include physicians, audiologists, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation counselors and others.