Educational-based speech language pathology (SLP) is playing a bigger role in the literacy success of children and adolescents. Related professions and teachers are starting to become more aware of our unique skill set and how we play a critical role in education. SLPs are often the first professionals to identify the root cause of reading and writing problems through a child’s difficulty with language. SLPs help children to build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life.
This entry is part of a video and blog series highlighting Jai’s progress. He has been receiving intensive individualized speech-language and literacy services 15 hours per week since 10/11/10. This blog highlights the impact a speech language pathologist can make in a child’s learning and development.