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What is the difference between an audiologist and a speech language pathologist

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Hearing vs speaking: An audiologist treats diseases related to hearing, often with mechanical hearing aids. A speech pathologist helps people to speak more clearly, be it ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not a physician: Speech pathologists and audiologists are specialist in communication sciences. They are not physicians but provide valuable services in their area of ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Communication: Disorders. Audiologists and speech pathologist are part of the communications disorder specialty. Speech pathologists specialize in speech and swall ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Speech/language eval: You would need the services of a speech/language pathologist if you experience difficulties with speech or language, such as can happen after a stroke ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: It requires a masters level education. The website listed below provides more information. http://careerplanning.about.com/od/occupations/p/speech_pat ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Speech-language-pathologists.htm
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Rare event!: An evaluation by an speech/lang path. Should be completed to determine social skill and communication needs. An appropriate treatment plan that meets ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Your primary doctor: Either your primary doctor, your local school system can make this recommendation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Speech path. jobs.: For the hospitals that can financially support them, there are jobs for speech pathologists, and what they do. As one can reason out, these jobs woul ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Speech/Language: Pathology is the field of specialty of American Speech-Language- Hearing Association - certified Speech/Language Therapists. Speech is the motor aspec ... Read More

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