* Help people with trouble speaking or learning language. * Speech-Language Pathologists may use other ways to communicate to help people.
• Teach people sign language, lip reading, or how to use special equipment.
• Plan treatments for patients.
• Give hearing, language, and speech tests.
• Write reports and do research.
Where and When:
• Clinics, hospitals, doctor's offices, and nursing homes.
• Most work regular hours.
What or Who They Work With:
• Speech-Language Pathologists work with people of all different ages; some of their patients have disabilities.
• They work with computers, hearing aids, and other equipment that help people hear and speak.
Education and Training:
• Master's Degree
- Health Educators
- Physical Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
Related School Subjects: