Speech and Language Therapy
Role of the Speech and Language Pathologist
Speech and language pathologists are professionally trained to screen, identify, assess, diagnose, refer, and provide intervention for students who are at risk for articulation, fluency, voice, language, communication, swallowing, and related disabilities. In addition to engaging in activities to reduce or prevent communication disabilities, speech and language pathologists also counsel families, caregivers, and other professionals about these disorders and their management.
Below are a few of the services our speech and language pathologists in Holly provide:
- Identification of children with speech or language impairments
- Diagnosis and appraisal of specific speech or language impairments
- Referral for medical or other professional attention necessary for the habilitation of speech or language impairments
- Provisions of speech and language services for the habilitation or prevention of communication impairments
- Counseling and guidance for parents, children, and teachers regarding speech and language impairments
Speech and Language Pathologists
Contact our Special Services Office for more information.