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Careers in Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-language pathologists evaluate, treat and research the disorders and complications associated with human communication. They work with individuals of all ages treating everything from stuttering to articulation issues to dysphasia and aphasia.

Speech-language pathology careers span more than work in schools and hospitals. The demand for qualified professionals is growing rapidly, meaning more career possibilities. Speech-language pathologists are sought in some interesting areas including: assisting in developing technology for augmentative and alternative communication; working to help head trauma patients recover communication skills; and assisting singers, actors, teachers to optimize and protect their voices.