What is required to be a great speech therapist? Above-average
intelligence, kindness and a team spirit – to name a few. As we honor
speech-language pathologists in May for Better Hearing and Speech Month, we
reflect on 12 qualities SLPs possess and use in their delivery of care:
To learn more about what it takes to succeed as a speech-language
pathologist, visit the careers page from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). To learn
about career opportunities with RehabCare, head to www.rehabcarejobs.com. Happy
SLP Month to all of our hard-working clinicians!
I think for any kind of teacher, it helps to be creative. I think we learn better when something is interesting to us. I also know that everyone learns differently so changing things up can help you find how some of your patients learn.
I have a cousin who is a SLP and she really likes it a lot. I just graduated from college and am looking into different career paths. I can see why it is a great combo to have physicians and speech pathologists working together because they can help put together the best treatment plan for each patient. This gives me some more to look into. Thanks for the info!
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