|Degree:||Bachelor; University Transfer
|Field of Study:||Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
|Description:||Whether you study here for one year, two years, or for an entire degree, King's is a great place to prepare for future professional studies. Begin your studies in a faith-based environment before continuing your education elsewhere.
The role of the Speech-Language Pathologist (S-LP) is to identify, assess, evaluate, treat, manage, educate, and help prevent language, speech, voice, fluency, cognitive, and other related communication disorders, as well as swallowing problems. Communication disorders may be related to the following: hearing impairment, neurological disorders, language learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, autism, cleft palate, head and neck cancer, brain injuries, feeding and swallowing difficulties, and other disorders. Speech-Language Pathologists may work alone or as part of a team to help individuals of all ages communicate effectively and eat and swallow safely.