The scope of practice for an SLP is quite extensive. SLPs work with all ages, from infants to adults, on a wide range of communication skills as well as feeding and swallowing. They also work in a variety of settings, such as schools, hospitals, private practice, and skilled nursing facilities.
Speech-Language Pathologist must obtain both their Bachelor and Master Degrees in order to practice. They go through vast training in clinical settings, school and hospital practicums to hone their craft before becoming certified to practice.
Vanessa Granato-Wagner: Speech-Language Pathologist for the HS Classic Program
Kelly O'Brien: Speech-Language Pathologist for the HS DISCOVERS Classroom A165
Both have practiced for over a decade!
If you ask them they will surely tell you that they have the best job in the world!
May is "Better Hearing and Speech Month"
To find out more about BHSM or Speech-Language Pathology go to https://www.asha.org/