Browsing Tag: Professions

What is a Speech Language Pathologist? 

A speech language pathologist (SLP) is a specialist in speech and language.   SLPs often diagnose and treat speech and language delays and disorders, but may also work on swallowing disorders. They may work in schools, hospitals, nursing homes, or private clinics.  To become a speech language pathologist in the United States, you must complete a […]

What is an Otolaryngologist? 

Otolaryngologists are medical doctors for the Ear, Nose, and Throat. Sometimes, otolaryngologists are called ENTs. They are trained in medicine and surgery, and can provide surgical interventions for hearing loss such as bone-anchored hearing aids or cochlear implants, treatment for disorders of the voice box (larynx), and treatment for other physical issues with the ear […]

What is an Audiologist?

Audiologists treat ear disorders. An audiologist is a licensed medical professional trained in preventing, diagnosing, and treating hearing and balance disorders. They perform hearing screenings, diagnose hearing loss, and fit and calibrate hearing aids. Audiologists may work with children or adults in schools, hospitals, or private clinics. To become an audiologist in the United States, […]