Speech-Language Pathologists

(NOC 3141)
+25.35%
 

Career Description

Audiologists and speech-language pathologists diagnose, evaluate and treat human communication disorders including hearing, speech, language and voice disorders.

Duties May Include

Audiologists perform some or all of the following duties:

Administer audiometric tests and examinations to diagnose and evaluate the degree and type of patients' hearing impairment;

Plan and implement habilitation/rehabilitation programs for patients, including selection, fitting and adjustment of hearing aid devices, teaching speech (lip) reading and providing counselling;

Establish personalized care plans working as a member of an interdisciplinary team;

Conduct research related to hearing;

May instruct students and other health care personnel.

Speech-language pathologists perform some or all of the following duties:

Administer tests and examinations and observe patients to diagnose and evaluate speech, voice, resonance, language, cognitivelinguistic and swallowing disorders;

Plan and implement remedial programs to correct speech, language and voice disorders;

Establish group and personalized care plans working as a member of an interdisciplinary team;

Conduct research on speech and other communication disorders and on the development and design of diagnostic procedures and devices;

May instruct students and other health care personnel.

Examples of Titles

Audiologist
Aural Rehabilitationist
Clinical Audiologist
Communicologist
Language Pathologists
Logopedist
Pathologists
Research Audiologist
Speech Pathologists
Speech-Language Pathologists

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of East Anglia
Norwich, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Speech and Language Therapy Bachelor
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Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
Speech & Language Therapy - BSc (Hons) Bachelor; Honours
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University of Southampton
Southampton, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Audiology (BSc) Bachelor; Honours
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Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Sudbury, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Orthophonie (BScS) Bachelor
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Modified on May 20, 2012