Speech and Language Therapy is a healthcare profession focusing on improving communication skills and addressing speech and language difficulties. Speech and language therapists receive highly specialized training in the physiology of the mouth, tongue, swallowing muscles, and speech production. They work on lisps, stuttering, speech impediments, chewing and swallowing, sound production, vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, and social communication skills. Speech therapists or pathologists work with individuals of all ages in a 1:1 or small group format.
Speech and language therapy aims to help individuals develop the ability to express themselves effectively and understand others. Various techniques are used to improve speech.
Collaborates with: ABA, occupational therapy, school, and medical teams