|Speech-language pathologists (SLP)
are the professionals who treat all types of speech,
language, hearing and related disorders. At the minimum,
a masters degree from an accredited university and
certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing
Association are the requirements. In New York State,
SLP's are also licensed by the state. Some SLP's also
hold certification in Teacher of the Speech and Hearing
Speech-language pathologists work in schools, private practice, hospitals, clinics, and other health and educational settings. SLP's may also provide direct services in a family's home.
For information in the Long Island area, contact the Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association (LISHA) You may also visit LISHA online at www.lisha.org.
For information in the New York metropolitan area, contact the New York City Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYCSLHA).
For information concerning all other regions in New York State, contact the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSHLA).
For topics concerning the profession nationally, contact the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). You may also visit ASHA online at www.asha.org.
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