What is the most challenging, yet rewarding aspects of becoming a Speech Language Pathologist? At what point did you know that this career was meant to be.
The most challenging and rewarding aspect of becoming an SLP was the dire need for our services in all age groups. While there arepersu clients with simple speech problems, most patients are living longer with medically complex reasons underlying their communication and swallowing difficulties. I knew I wanted to pursue this discipline when I was working with architects who were designing hospitals with large speech and hearing departments to diagnose and treat adults as well as children.
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