What are Different Types of Speech Therapy Jobs? Adult, Pediatric, Travel, Management
Are you considering a career as a speech therapist (also known as SLPor speech language pathologist) or are you a new grad looking for speech therapy jobs? There are several different career paths you might take as a speech therapist:
- Pediatric Speech Therapist – speech therapists who only work with children in areas including language, fluency, pronunciation, swallowing or feeding. Workplaces can include private companies, clinics, schools, hospitals
- Adult Speech Therapist – speech therapists who only work with adults who typically have experienced some form of head or brain trauma or stroke resulting in speech problems. Workplaces can include private companies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes.
- Management – speech therapists who work in a managerial role in a clinic, hospital, rehab facility, nursing home.
- Travel Speech Therapist – speech therapists who travel from facility to facility for short periods of time (a few months at each location).
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