Status
Active
Code
235Z00000X
Type
Level II Classification
Speech-Language Pathologist
The speech-language pathologist is the professional who engages in clinical services, prevention, advocacy, education, administration, and research in the areas of communication and swallowing across the life span from infancy through geriatrics. Speech-language pathologists address typical and atypical impairments and disorders related to communication and swallowing in the areas of speech sound production, resonance, voice, fluency, language (comprehension and expression), cognition, and feeding and swallowing. "Scope of Practice in Speech-Language Pathology", American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2013.