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Speech and Language Therapy

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists describes this role as providing treatment, support and care for children and adults who have difficulties with communication, or with eating, drinking and swallowing. Speech and language therapists (SLTs) are allied health professionals. They work with parents, carers and other professionals, such as teachers, nurses, occupational therapists and doctors. There are over 18,300 practising SLTs in the UK. [Source]

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Articles In Our April 2024 Bulletin

Augmentative and alternative communication with children with severe/profound intellectual and multiple disabilities: speech language pathologists’ clinical practices and reasoning.”

Influences of motor speech impairments on the presentation of dysphagia in progressive supranuclear palsy.

Language and Communication Interventions in People with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review.”

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