Speech Language Pathologists

A Speech Language Pathologist evaluates and treats patients with speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly.

Career Options

  • - Audiologists - Nurse Anesthetists
  • Nurse Practitioners - Occupational Therapists - Physical Therapists - Physician Assistants - Psychologists - Recreational Therapists - Respiratory Therapists

Educational Qualifications

  • - 10+2 with Science stream - Masters degree in Speech Therapy

Personal Skills

  • - Proactive Approach - Persistence - Adaptability - Resourcefulness - Stellar Personal Skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - Master of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (MASLP) - 2 yrs - Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology [BASLP] - 4 yrs - Diploma in Hearing
  • Language & Speech (DHLS) - 1 yr - Post Graduate Certificate Course in Auditory Verbal Therapy [PGCAVT] - 6 months

Top Colleges

  • All India Institute of Medical Studies (AIIMS) Address: Ansari Nagar, Delhi 110029 Phone: 011 2658 8500 Website: https://aiims.edu/en.html
  • Ali Yavar Jung National Institute Of Speech And Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan) Address: A-221, Block A, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201303 Phone: 085276 96052 Website: http://ayjnihh.nic.in/

Working Conditions

Speech Language therapists work with old people/ grown-ups who may have lost their ability to communicate due to certain medical reasons such as strokes, accidents, removal of larynx (because of cancer).

Top Companies

  • Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences Address: D-1, Acharya Shree Tulsi Marg, Vasant Kunj, Delhi 110070 Phone: 011 4630 0000 Website: https://www.ilbs.in/
  • Kauvery Hospital 199, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004 Phone: 044 4000 6000 Website: http://www.kauveryhospital.com

Successful Persons

Praveena Davis

Ms. Praveena Davis, Sr. Audiologist joined National Institute of Speech and Hearing in 1999 in the Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology. She is actively involved in the Clinical activities, Academic & Research Programmes and Out-reach programmes of the Department. Areas of Professional Interest: Diagnostic Audiology, Amplification devices, Noise and its Measurements, Rehabilitative Audiology.

Sanjay Kumar

Sanjay Kumar holds B.Sc. (Hons.) in Speech and Hearing from AIIMS, New Delhi and also M.Sc. Speech Language Pathology from AIISH Mysore. He is a Certified Consultant in Speech Language Pathologist/Speech Therapist/Audiologist.

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