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Speech and Language Therapist




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Language and speech therapists offer life-changing care. Also referred to as Speech-language Pathologists, Speech Therapists diagnose and treat speech, communication, and swallowing disorders. They work in the health or education fields, in the treatment of adults and children. Speech Therapists also work to rehabilitate people who have undergone physical or psychological trauma.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in speech therapy and audiology

  • Masters degree in speech therapy 

What you need to get started

  • Relevant work experience, including voluntary work, is also useful. Working in local nursing homes, schools, or stroke groups can help gain work experience.

Soft Skills

  • Detail Oriented

  • Compassion

  • Critical thinking 

  • Communication

  • Analytic approach

Technical Skills

  • Scientific aptitude

  • Computer proficient

  • Business skills for private practice


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