How to become a speech pathologist in Australia: careers in speech pathology
- Treat difficulties in speech learning in children and adults
- Carry out therapy to correct stuttering and abnormal articulation
- Counsel people with language difficulties
- Plan rehabilitation for patients
Speech pathologists can gain specialist knowledge through training in areas related to specific patient needs. This can include treating younger patients, oral motor therapy or areas like augmentative-alterative communications for people with natural speech difficulties.