What is Speech-Language Pathology?
Before we define what Speech-Language Pathology is,
let us first deconstruct the meaning of Speech, Language and Pathology.
is an allied medical profession that deals with the screening, assessment, evaluation, treatment, and diagnosis of communication disorders including those related to speech, language as well as swallowing problems.
Why Should I check if my Speech Therapist is a Certified member of PASP?
It is important to check if your SLP is certified by PASP so as to ensure that the SLP you are seeing is a legitimate and certified professional who graduated from a CHED accredited program from the 4 universities currently offering it. Since the bill regulating the practice of SLPs in the country is still being processed, there may be individuals pretending to be SLPs, be vigilant!