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Make a difference to the lives of people who have difficulty in communicating by exploring the role of a speech and language specialist
Are you in search of a career path where you can use your strong communication and people skills while working as an active facilitator in helping individuals with struggles in their lives? Exploring the role of a Speech & Language Specialist through this introductory course will provide a general overview to the speech and language profession and the various ways that speech pathologists make psychological, physical, cognitive, and cultural impacts on the lives of their clients.
Speech & Language Specialist work with a wide range of clients to help develop and restore their communication needs. From individuals with dyslexia or down syndrome, to stroke victims who have lost the ability to speak, to someone who has acquired a traumatic brain injury that affects how their brain sends signals to their speech mechanisms, the needs of a speech pathologist are vast.
Speech & Language Specialist work diligently to provide the best, most appropriate, and realistic outcomes for those struggling with communication disorders.
Sign up for our Speech & Language Specialist: Level 1 course today to begin the endeavor to making a meaningful difference to the lives of those afflicted with disorders in communication.
Throughout this course, you will learn how people acquire, develop, maintain, and restore their various forms of communication. You will learn about the many communication disorders that affect people every single day – whether from the day they were born, from a traumatic accident, or from the deterioration of age. Upon the completion of this introductory course for aspiring Speech & Language Specialist, you will have obtained the foundational structure necessary for further, more in depth study in the rehabilitation and therapy procedures performed by Speech & Language Specialist.
Our Speech & Language Specialist: Level 1 course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for beginning your journey on the road to a rewarding career in healthcare that impacts a highly important and essential component of the lives of your clients: their ability to communicate.
Students of this course will learn to:
This course is designed for individuals who have an interest in exploring how literacy and language interact in the body and mind, as well as how various diagnoses and disorders can affect one’s ability to retrieve language and communicate, be it in writing, speaking, or even motor abilities.
This course is aimed at:
Speech pathologists work in schools, rehab centers, hospitals, corporate settings, government agencies, and private practices. As the baby boomer generation gets older, it is believed that the needs of the Speech and Language industry will greatly increase as their healthcare needs become more expansive, possibly up to 20% increase in employment opportunities over the next ten years. Speech & Language Specialist can expect to earn a median salary of $75,000 annually, with significant growth into 6-figure salaries as experience, credentials, and education are accrued.
International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.
To receive certification, you must:
If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course
You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)
Disclaimer: Completion of this course does not entitle students to use the title Speech & Language Specialist in accordance with the Health and Social Work Professions Order 2001. (http://www.hcpc-uk.org)
This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.
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Reinforce your learning with quizzes at the end of each module
Once you’ve successfully completed your course and passed the exams, you’ll receive your certification. Congratulations on your amazing achievement!
I am 45 years old now and going back to school is not an option for me at this time. I needed to take something that would help me get a good scope of my options in the work force and make it easier for me to understand the expectations and demands of my choices. This was heaven sent and it has helped me to transition to where I want to be today. Marianella Morales - United States
Absolutely course for my career needs. With a BA already, this certificate is perfect for my future goals. The curriculum is well-crafted and meaningful. I can't tell express how grateful I am to have found IOA. Thank you!! I will be a lifetime learner with IOA. Kim - United States
The course was easy to access which makes learning at your own pace easy. I feel it will help me improve the work I already do teaching speech and language link to children. I have learnt a lot more about what issues may affect someone’s speech and language skills. Aimee-jo'anne Stanton - United Kingdom
I am 45 years old now and going back to school is not an option for me at this time. I needed to take something that would help me get a good scope of my options in the work force and make it easier for me to understand the expectations and demands of my choices. This was heaven sent and it has helped me to transition to where I want to be today. Marianella Morales
Absolutely course for my career needs. With a BA already, this certificate is perfect for my future goals. The curriculum is well-crafted and meaningful. I can't tell express how grateful I am to have found IOA. Thank you!! I will be a lifetime learner with IOA. Kim
The course was easy to access which makes learning at your own pace easy. I feel it will help me improve the work I already do teaching speech and language link to children. I have learnt a lot more about what issues may affect someone’s speech and language skills. Aimee-jo'anne Stanton
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