Careers in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
Session #1 9:00 to 9:45 a.m.
Session #2 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.
Of all the gifts bestowed upon humanity, the ability to communicate is one of the most important. Any impairment of this ability can have far-reaching consequences, affecting every aspect of a person's life, from learning, to work, to interactions with family, friends, and community. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists provide services to prevent, diagnose, evaluate, and treat communication disorders. These professions offer so much potential and so many choices for the individual who wants to help people and has an interest in a broad range of disabilities and conditions related speech delays or difficulties and hearing loss or limitations.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there will be a 28% to 37% increase in the number of jobs available in these fields by 2020, the year when many of today’s high school students will be graduating from college and ready to enter the world-of-work.
Join us, on December 4th, as our guests discuss the rewards of working in their field, their educational background, required training, skills, and day-to-day responsibilities.