Speech & Hearing Month 2021: The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Schools

Date: 
04 May, 2021
Credit: 
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
Category: 
SAC News
Speech-Language Pathology
Communication Health Assistants
Students
Public

"Speech-language pathologists (S-LPs) are essential members of education teams.

S-LPs have a variety of roles within the school setting. This includes collaborating with teachers in the classroom as well as working with speech-language pathology assistants to provide individualized and group services to students of all ages. As members of interprofessional teams, they also contribute to educational goal setting, planning and curriculum accessibility. S-LPs play a critical role in supporting academic success, as well as the social and emotional well-being of students..."

Learn more about S-LPs in schools on the Speech & Hearing Month website

SAC has developed an infographic on S-LPs in schools for Speech & Hearing Month 2021.