Assist speech-language pathologists in the assessment and treatment of speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Implement speech and language programs or activities as planned and directed by speech-language pathologists. Monitor the use of alternative communication devices and systems.
Communication Assistant, Speech and Language Assistant, Speech and Language Tutor, Speech Language Pathologist Assistant, Speech Language Pathology Assistant, Speech Pathologist Assistant, Speech Therapy Assistant, Speech-Language Assistant, Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA), Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)
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