Our Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders. Assessment and treatment may include the areas of language (i.e., listening, talking, reading, and writing) cognition (i.e., attention, memory, sequencing, planning, time management, problem solving), motor speech skills, and conversational skills. A screening of hearing acuity is also sometimes performed in the initial assessment. A Speech-Language Pathologist evaluates and treats challenges in the areas of speech production, language expression, comprehension, reading, writing, and even swallowing. The Speech-Language Pathologist works with the individual to improve attention, memory, abstract reasoning, and decision making. They also work on social skills such as how to appropriately participate in a conversation.
Speech-language pathologists must have and maintain a valid license from the state of Kansas.
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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.