The Speech Pathologist provides direct services to residents including evaluations, individual treatment planning, actual resident treatments and discharge planning. The Speech Pathologist focuses on improving speech, language, swallowing, and hearing disorders to overcome disabilities from a variety of causes. The Speech Pathologist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Speech Pathology.
Graduate of an approved program in Speech/Language Pathology culminating in the receipt of a Master's or Doctoral Degree. Valid state license in Speech Language Pathology services at the clinical level in the state where services are rendered.