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Speech-Language Pathologists

On the Job


Speech-Language Pathologists assess and treat people who have speech, language, voice, or fluency disorders. They may teach patients how to use alternative communication systems. They may also do research on speech or language problems.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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