When you hear the job "speech-language pathologist," what do you think they help with? Stuttering? Lisps?
Most people see speech-language pathologists as specialists that help children with speech problems, but the scope of their job is actually much wider! Speech-language pathologists can help people of all ages with speech, voice, and language-related issues.
Keep reading to learn about how a speech-language pathologist can help you take you closer to your speaking and professional development goals:
Speech-language pathologists can help you socialize
There is more to speech problems than the common stutters and lisps. SLPs are also trained to help you with your conversational issues, including but not limited to:
- non-verbal cues
- social communication skills
- problem solving
- reading and writing comprehension
Thus, SLPs can help you develop not only the way you speak, but the way you interact with others. This can help you communicate efficiently and effectively at work, in social outings, and with your friends.
Speech-language pathologists can help you with your career goals
Speak Fluent specializes in accent modification services that can help you improve your professional communication skills.
Speech-language pathologists are also trained to help you improve impediments to your speech that make you harder to understand. They can help you make improvements to your speech so that others can fully understand what you have to share.
Speech training can also help you tremendously in the workplace, especially in situations where your presentation must be well-received, such as:
- job interviews
- client meetings
So a speech-language pathologist can help you improve your speaking and increase your future job prospects as a result!
They can help with issues unrelated to speech
Last but not least, speech-language pathologists can also help with issues that don't meet the eye.
Besides the commonly heard speech disorders, speech-language pathologists may be able to provide guidance on related issues like:
- Hearing impairments
- Resonance disorders
- Genetic disorders
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Literacy skills
- and many more
Visit our blog to learn more about what an SLP can do for you. You can book a free 15-minute consultation regarding Speak Fluent's services here!