Speech-language Pathology is a health profession that helps assess, diagnose, treat and prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing and fluency. Speech-language pathologists at Integrity hold the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), which requires a master’s, doctoral or other recognized post baccalaureate degree. ASHA-certified speech-language pathologists complete a supervised postgraduate professional experience and pass a national examination as described in the ASHA certification standards. Demonstration of continued professional development is mandated for the maintenance of the CCC-SLP. In Maryland and the District of Columbia, Speech-language pathologists hold Maryland state licensure and a license from the District of Columbia
Our speech pathologists not only work directly with the patients, but also with their families,, caregivers and teachers. Working with the entire support group is imperative to educate and reinforce specific skills/behaviors which will be used to improve the child’s performance and functioning.