Speech-Language Pathologists

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, and  cognitive-communication disorders in children and adults.


  • Work with the full range of  communication disorders in individuals of all ages.
  • Evaluate and diagnose speech, language,and  communication disorders.
  • Treat speech, language, and communication disorders.
  • Provide training and education to family/caregivers and other professionals.
  • Work collaboratively with professionals from many other disciplines.
  • Provide aural rehabilitation for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Provide or consult about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for individuals with severe expressive and/or language comprehension disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder or progressive neurological disorders.