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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Job

Specialist speech and language therapists (speech-language pathologists) have additional expert training to work with a particular age group, impairment or communication disorder. They undertake special post-graduate training.

New training package (Dec 2017)

FREE training pack (with audio)

Prolonged Speech Pack (Overview)

A THERAPY RESOURCE to assist with the teaching and learning of Prolonged Speech to reduce stuttering. Includes a guidebook, printable worksheets and audio files.

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Speech

Speech development, speech disorders, phonetics, phonology, articulation, speech perception...and much more!

Language

Language development, acquisition, verbal language, syntxx, morphology, pragmatics...and more!

Communication

The communication chain, conversation, body language, communication disorders...etc...etc

Voice

Voice development, voice disorders, voice care for adults and children, how to improve vocal habits, voice assessment and measurement...and so much more!

Stuttering

Eight preset style variations to choose, each with configurable options.

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Easy to read human speech, language and communication needs articles written in Plain English. Includes free printable PDF files for use by clinicians, parents, carers, teachers...etc.

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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Job

specialist speech and language therapist job

Specialist speech and language therapists (speech-language pathologists) have additional expert training to work with a particular age group, impairment or communication disorder. They undertake special post-graduate training.

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Speech and Language Therapy Training

speech and language therapy training

A speech and language therapy career requires qualification as a speech and language therapist (speech-language pathologist) by studying an approved speech and language therapy education course. A wide range of subjects are studied, including linguistics, phonetics, anatomy and psychology. Students and speech and language therapists must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and a commitment to life-long learning.

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Personal Skills Required to be a Speech and Language Therapist

Personal Skills Required to be a Speech and Language Therapist

A people person By its nature, speech and language therapy (speech-language pathology) is a people profession that involves a great deal of social interaction. You should, therefore, be someone who likes working with people of all ages. The following are core skills: well-developed interpersonal personal communication skills (able to communicate effectively) ability to engage in […]

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What is a Speech and Language Therapist?

what is a speech and language therapist

A speech and language therapist (speech-language pathologist) assesses, diagnoses and provides therapeutic interventions for people of all ages who are experiencing speech, language, communication or swallowing difficulties.

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Homework (Voice Pack 3)

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Integrating the practice Clients should be instructed to build their practice gradually. It should be recognized that they have been provided with far too many exercises (from the totality of Voice Packs 1-3) for them to practice each one every day. Rather, clients should be encouraged to take a step-wise approach. Perhaps one day they […]

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Be Gentle!

ssv be gentle

Instructions Gentleness is an important key to strengthening the speaking voice. Many clients find it counterintuitive at first to learn that, to strengthen the voice, one must relax. Many clients come to sessions believing that they must ‘work’ at strengthening the voice, that it will be effortful. Hopefully, participation in the group and practicing the […]

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HUMAN COMMUNICATION 101

Human Communication 101 is a series of introductory texts providing high quality information on selected aspects of human communication, with particular emphasis on speech, language and communication needs.

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The Causes of Stuttering

The causes of stuttering are unknown but neurological development, parental reaction, trauma and a predisposition to stuttering have all been suggested.