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What Does a Speech-Language Pathologist Do?

Posted by Johnson Memorial Health on Apr 2, 2015

A speech-language pathologist (SLP) is a highly trained professional who specializes in evaluating and treating adults and children who have difficulty with speech and/or language.


Often people think of speech and language as the same thing, but they actually have a very different meaning. If a person has trouble with speech, they lack the coordination of the muscles and movements necessary to produce speech sounds.

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Topics: Specialists

The Healing Power of Music and the Role of the Music Practitioner

Posted by Johnson Memorial Health on Mar 26, 2015

Music is powerful and often has an emotional effect on people. Hospitals and most health care settings are loud and busy. Music Practitioners offer some quiet and calm in the sea of doctors and nurses who come in and out of patient rooms during a hospital stay.

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Topics: Specialists, Music Practitioner