(This article was adapted for ASHA from the the “PediaStaff New Graduate Guide” [PDF]) In my last article I reviewed some of the basic terminology that you need to know…
So you want to be a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist? Making Sense of (and Choosing) the Best Settings and Terms for You – Part One of Two
When we were at the ASHA convention in Philadelphia this past fall, our team met many enthusiastic clinicians who are excited to use their education and training in Communication Disorders to work with children. I was struck, however, by the fact that there is a fair amount of confusion with the terminology describing both the settings and the terms of employment for SLPs that work with young people. This post will be the first of a two-part article where I will clarify some of the basic terms, and then in the next part I will review some of the practical issues to consider as you choose a position as a pediatric or school-based SLP.