Author: Speech Guru

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Qualities of a good therapist

Share Some essential prerequisites Proper credentials Master’s degree in speech and language, state license (in states that require), Certificate of Clinical Competence CCC from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Therapist schooling takes two years beyond college and can include a nine-month clinical fellowship. Experience Your therapist has experience working […]

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Where Can I Find A Speech Therapist?

ShareThere are over 130,000 Speech Therapists in the US alone. They go by titles such as Speech-Language-Pathologist, Speech Therapist, Speech Pathologist. These therapists work in a variety of different settings and are not hard to find. Some work settings include: Hospital in/outpatient clinics (for any age group, any condition) Rehabilitation settings (often post […]

Just What is Early Intervention
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Just What is Early Intervention

ShareWhat is Early Intervention? Early intervention is an education service for children from  0 to 36 months. It begins with an assessment by a team of professionals that assesses a child’s speech, language, cognitive, and physical development to standards for each age. When significant delays occur, home therapy and special education services happen. […]