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Speech-Language Pathologists

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Supervise or collaborate with therapy team.
Educate patients and family members about various topics, such as communication techniques or strategies to cope with or to avoid personal misunderstandings.
Develop individual or group activities or programs in schools to deal with behavior, speech, language, or swallowing problems.
Write reports and maintain proper documentation of information, such as client Medicaid or billing records or caseload activities, including the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients.
Evaluate hearing or speech and language test results, barium swallow results, or medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice, or swallowing disorders.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Wichita State University Wichita Public COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS Bachelor Degree - BA 120
Kansas State University Manhattan Public COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS Bachelor Degree - BS 120
Fort Hays State University Hays Public COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS Bachelor Degree - BS 120
University of Kansas Lawrence Public COMMUNICATION DISORDERS Bachelor Degree - BA 120
University of Kansas Lawrence Public COMMUNICATION DISORDERS Bachelor Degree - BGS 120