May is Better Hearing & Speech Month and a great time to highlight some of the lesser known skills and areas of development addressed by Speech Language Pathologists.
Many people have the perception that speech therapy is a therapist and student sitting at a table as the therapist shows her student pictures and demonstrates proper production of the "r" sound. Some people are surprised to hear that we work on much more than a child's mispronunciations. Did you know that Speech Language Pathologists (SLP's) are educated and trained to evaluate, diagnose, and treat challenges in the following areas?
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I have a friend whose son has a speech problem. She cannot accept that her son is talking like that and so upset. I will be sharing this information with her for a clearer understanding of what is SLP is all about. This article will definitely help her a lot, I am sure of that, thanks!
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My name is Katherine Hindman. I have been a speech therapist for over 20 years and truly love what I do!