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What can I expect at a first visit with a speech pathologist?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: Oral skills test.

From what i know, and can find out, speech pathologists help in the ability to speak clearly and effectively.
Apparently, it starts by screening for communication and swallowing disorders, with tools like fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (fees), modified barium swallow study (mbs). And informal oral motor assessments. After that, work-up, counseling, and follow up are done.

In brief: Oral skills test.

From what i know, and can find out, speech pathologists help in the ability to speak clearly and effectively.
Apparently, it starts by screening for communication and swallowing disorders, with tools like fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (fees), modified barium swallow study (mbs). And informal oral motor assessments. After that, work-up, counseling, and follow up are done.
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