Browsing: Speech and language

Speech and Language Pathology Travel Jobs

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Speech and language pathology (SLP) travel jobs are well-paid career options available in the U.S healthcare industry for both domestic and foreign trained candidates. At present, various SLP job opportunities are available for candidates searching for speech language pathologist, pathology assistant and aide jobs. Speech-Language Pathology Services-The Nature of the Job Involved Speech language pathologists offer speech, language and communication services for patients with communication disorders including articulation/phonological disorders, language/learning/literacy disorders, oral-motor disorders, aural habilitation/ tongue thrust, feeding-swallowing problems and pragmatic language/autism spectrum disorders. The speech language pathologists assess, diagnose and develop treatment plans to improve their language skills. The…

Vacancies For Speech and Language Therapy Assistants

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In the rehabilitation sector, the job of a speech therapy assistant is a popular and rewarding career option for SLP professionals. Now, numerous vacancies exist for locally as well as internationally trained speech and language therapy assistants in various parts of the US. Maximize the Patients’ Skills and Abilities A speech language therapy assistant assists licensed speech pathologists in developing treatment plans and improving the patients’ vocal production, speech production and a variety of speech language disorders. Therapy assistants perform a variety of tasks, which include: o Speech language screenings o Supervising specified treatment protocol o Monitoring patients’ progress and…

Using Your Fingers To Help Children Learn Speech And Language

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Your fingers can be powerful tools to help your young child develop speech and language. Following are three ideas that I have found to be helpful in my speech-language therapy practice. I hope you find them helpful too. Finger Cueing Finger cueing will help your child to watch the movement of your lips and tongue to see how sounds are made. Gently tap your lip with your index finger as you say words for your child. For short words tap once for every sound. For longer words tap once for every syllable. Finger Pacing Finger pacing will help your child:…

Speech and Language Pathologist Career

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Speech language pathology (SLP) is one of the most exciting careers in the United States healthcare industry and a number of job opportunities exist in hospitals, educational institutions, universities and other medical care facilities. With an increase in the number of healthcare firms offering treatments for speech related disorders, speech language pathologists are in great demand. For starting a career as a speech language pathologist, most states in the US require the candidates to have a master’s degree program in speech language pathology and some states require the candidates to have a valid certification from the Council on Academic Accreditation…

Speech and Language Therapists

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In the U.S, the job market for speech and language therapists is projected to grow at a tremendous rate. Professionals in the field can make use of this wonderful opportunity and secure lucrative jobs according to their preferences. Valuable Services Extended by Speech and Language Therapists Speech-language therapists are expected to have excellent knowledge regarding human communication, normal development, functions of the human body and speech-language disorders. Speech and language therapists o Identify problems in the areas of speech and voice; dysfluency; disorders in speech and language, articulation and sound production o Evaluate and treat speech, communication, language and swallowing…