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Speech Language Pathologist

The role of the Speech Language Pathologist is to:
 
Evaluate and diagnose speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, fluency, swallowing disorders and other related conditions
Formulate an individualised intervention plan to treat speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, fluency and swallowing disorders in individuals presenting with such difficulties
Educate and create awareness regarding communication, language, voice, fluency and feeding disorders amongst professionals, relatives and the general public.
 
Service Users:
 
Speech Language Pathologists work with a variety of clients including but not limited to:
  •    Feeding and swallowing difficulties
  •    Delayed language development, articulation and phonological disorders
  •    Intellectual disability or other related disorders
  •    Fluency disorders
  •    Voice disorders
  •    Hearing impairment
  •    Acquired or progressive neurological disorders, including head injury, stroke, dementia etc