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Updated 4 days ago

How do you become a Speech and Language Pathologist - 72 Replies

Hello Everybody! I plan on becoming a speech therapist or speech pathologist here in Illinois but I am not sure what to do. I have a Bachelor's...


Updated 10 days ago

career change to SLP - 1 Reply

Did you ever find an SLP program that worked for you? I am in a similar situation with needing to work while earning my degree.


Updated 10 days ago

NYU Onlinee masters School Credential in CA - 1 Reply

Hi, I was wondering if you ever started an SLP program? I am also an elementary teacher and am trying to find a program that will allow me to...


Updated 12 days ago

SLPA a dying job? - 155 Replies

Has to be a vote on how many workers are required.


Updated 1 month ago

Too Old For a Career Change to SLP? - 33 Replies

Hi I'm a 39yr old woman who is also considering a career change into SLP. How are the full-time job prospects in SLP field for someone who is older?


Updated 3 months ago

Can a Filipino SLP find a job in the USA easily? - 2 Replies

In regards to licensure, I would reach out to the state board of the healing arts or the State's governing body (or check the website) to figure out...


Updated 3 months ago

Advice on making a career switch.. - 1 Reply

Now I'm panicking and I'm super anxious because grad school applications are happening now. I know I'm already in my senior year, but I think I've...


Updated 4 months ago

I think I made a mistake in choosing SLP. How do I get out? - 8 Replies

It is never too late for a switch. At 27 I realized this field was for me. I switched Careers went for an MBA


Pay per visit in outpatient setting

Has anyone ever heard of an SLP being paid per visit in an outpatient clinic. My employer (a small company) recently changed my contract so I am paid...


Updated 4 months ago

Speech Pathology-General Information - 366 Replies

[QUOTE who="lielite in Newark, New Jersey"]I am finished my Masters of Speech and i want to look for a great place to work in New York or New Jersey....


Advice for midlife career changer to SLP?

I am a daycare worker in my early 40s looking to make a career change to SLP. I have worked a lot over the years with nonverbal autistic children,...

Elise in Jackson, Mississippi

Updated 6 months ago

how do you start a career as an slp when you don't have a bachelors in communicative disorders? - 5 Replies

Hello, I would like to continue my education and I'm considering a masters in Speech Language Pathology. However, I am unsure where to begin. I...

natholyn in Westerville, Ohio

Applying to grad school after six years

I did continuing ed coursework at the B.A. level for Speech & Hearing Science back in 2013. I also interned at a speech clinic at an autistic reading...

Jessica_9605 in New York, New York

Updated 7 months ago

US SLP moving to Australia - 44 Replies

Hi, I am currently trying to move to Melbourne, Australia. I am finishing my CFY and wanted to know if anyone had advice about SPA membership, visa,...

Sweetmelissa in Connecticut, Connecticut

Is there a demand for SPLA’S?

Hello, I am looking into going back to school to get my associate degree as a speech language pathology assistant. I live in Connecticut and I...

MJGC*8262 in Torrance, California

Speech Pathologist Assistant

I'm thinking about going back to school, is it worth looking into the Speech Pathologist Assistant program, or LVN/Nursing program? Please let me...

MJGC*8262 in Torrance, California

Speech Pathologist Assistant

I'm thinking about going back to school, is it worth looking into the Speech Pathologist Assistant program, or LVN/Nursing program? Please let me...

octeach in Long Beach, California

Updated 12 months ago

Can anyone walk me through process - 3 Replies

Hello, I have been floundering around with what I want to do for quite awhile now. I am currently 39 years old, and have always gone back to the...

njslp in Bloomingdale, New Jersey

Updated 16 months ago

No jobs in NY or in US for speech-pathology? - 2 Replies

Hello, I currently have my bachelors in speech & hearing science, with the intentions to become a SLP at the masters level. Right now, I took a...

mads in New Britain, Connecticut

Updated 19 months ago

Where can I get a free copy of the REEL test manual and testing kits? - 1 Reply

I am looking for a PDF version of the REEL-3 Receptive-Expressive Emergent Language Test and manual. If anyone has one that is emailable, please let...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 19 months ago

SLP PhD? - 1 Reply

Hi - In my late 40s I went back to school full time and earned my SLP master's degree (2013). I'm currently in my 50s and have been working as a...

Windy in Hayward, Wisconsin

Updated 19 months ago

Where to move for SLPA jobs for a person with a B.S. - 1 Reply

I have a B.S. in Speech Language Hearing Science, 100 hours clinical work during college in a clinic on campus and multiple years of SLP limited...

Febe in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 26 months ago

SLP from Hong Kong - 1 Reply

I am an SLP from Hong Kong and am planning to study in Australia soon. I would like to ask if I could do part time job in SLP in Australia? I was...

msm81 in Mclean, Virginia

Recruiting SLPs

Hi Everyone, I am the director of a private clinic in the washington, dc area. I am struggling to find new clinicians. Does anyone have any...

Locutor in Riverside, California

Updated 41 months ago

SLP Work vs Teachnig - 10 Replies

I have approximately 5 classes left until I complete my BS in Communication Disorders. I have taught high school english abroad for a couple of years...

JessgSLP in Independence, Missouri

SLP looking into Home Health

I am looking at entering the field of home health but don't know much about it. I don't want to go in blind and have the chance of getting a not so...

ANON in Jersey City, New Jersey

Continue to pursue occupational therapy or switch to speech therapy?

Hi everyone, I was a former occupational therapy student who withdrew from my program due to academic and personal problems. In short, my grades...

CLocke in New Braunfels, Texas

Updated 52 months ago

SLPA positions in Houston , TX - 9 Replies

I recently graduated with my Bachelor's degree in Commuication Disorders (Lamar University in Beaumont, TX) in May 2010. I am having a difficult time...

kiveryu1@*****.*** in Forest Hills, New York

Updated 56 months ago

starting own business - 3 Replies

I am getting my LLC in NJ and will be an independent contractor for schools. Can anyone help with a contract for the schools?? Not sure what should...

Shaun Birch in Austin, Texas

Updated 59 months ago

What's the Going Hourly Pay Rate at CA Private Practice for SLPs? - 1 Reply

I'm having trouble finding what the average hourly pay rate is for a SLP at a private practice in CA, specifically the Bay Area (North, East, South,...

ErinW in Geelong, Australia

Updated 60 months ago

Australian speech pathologist - working overseas? - 1 Reply

Hi there, I am an Australian SP with a years experience after finishing a masters SP degree. I've got a bit of travel wanderlust and have been...

slpinmyfuture in Seymour, Tennessee

Updated 63 months ago

Pros and Cons of using a Recruiting service after Graduation? - 1 Reply

Hello, I was wondering what are some of the pros and cons of using a recruiting service after graduation? Which recruiting services are the best? ...

APost in New York, New York

Updated 64 months ago

Teacher to SLP (bored) - 1 Reply

Hello, I hope someone can offer me advice. I am a teacher who was laid off and I'm currently looking for a job. Because there are always so many...

speechpath70458 in Winter Garden, Florida

Updated 64 months ago

Orlando area SLP salary info??? - 3 Replies

Does anyone have information re salary info for SLPs in the Orlando area? I have ASHA Cs and experience in public schools, home health, and private...

Melanie Curtis in Greenville, North Carolina

Returning to Speech and Language after 13 years??? Recertification?

I received my B.A. from UW-Madison in 1995 and then my M.S. in 1997 in Communicative Disorders - Speech and Language. I completed my CFY and was...

Parkscott926@*****.*** in San Angelo, Texas

SLPA certification online in Tx

I have a BA in psychology and currently work FT in a call center. I want to go into an SLP program but I don't think I can handle grad school while...

Jenny22 in Hebron, Connecticut

How many years??

Im interested in becoming a Speech Language Pathologist. But id like to know how many years all together does it take to get a Masters? Thank you.

Speech Path in Saint Peters, Missouri

Speech Pathologists in California

Is it necessary to know Spanish to get a job as an SLP in Southern California?

AC in Saint Augustine, Florida

What are future job prospects for SLP? Plus other questions

Many websites say that job prospects are expected to grow for the next 10 or so years, but how accurate is this assessment? I'd like to get the...

Stressedoutsmarts in Clovis, California

Grad School

I am currently an undergrad with a degree in psych and one in Communication disorders. I have a 3.4 GPA. I will be applying to schools next fall and...

Lionness in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 75 months ago

Job options in this field seem extremely limited...have a degree but it seems useless, HELP! - 3 Replies

I finished grad school and got my master's degree 2 years ago, but have not even started a Clinical Fellowship because I do not like any of the job...

Lionness in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 75 months ago

Interested in doing something else as an SLP besides therapy. Considering a career change. - 4 Replies

Any suggestions?

Olivia in Toronto, Ontario

Speech Pathologist Jobs in Ontario, Canada

Is it pretty difficult to find a Speech Pathologist job in Ontario? I'm finding it to be pretty challenging to find a position in Ontario, Canada. ...

susiev63 in Wethersfield, Connecticut

Updated 76 months ago

Bilingual Speech Pathology - 1 Reply

Hello everyone! I'm a Spanish major and a psychology minor, and I'm currently taking leveling courses online to go to graduate school for speech...

susiev63 in Wethersfield, Connecticut

Updated 76 months ago

Should I double major in Psych and Communication Sciences and disorders or get a minor? - 2 Replies

I am already a junior and i love psych so i plan on finishing that up but i really like the idea of being a speech pathologist. I am just scared of...

Stephanie in Baltimore, Maryland

Speech Pathologist Assistant looking for job opportunities

I graduated with a B.S. in Speech Pathology and while I'm waiting to be accepted and go through the master's program I wish to work as an assistant. ...


anyone have experience working as a SLP for the NYC DOE?

Hi all I'm about to start grad school in the fall. I know I have a lot of time to decide but I am just wondering if anyone has direct experience...

hello in Austin, Texas

University of Hawaii...a good school? hard to get into?

is the speech pathology masters program at the university of hawaii very hard to get into? also is it a legit school? I also noticed that their...

Rebecca v in Graham, Washington

Updated 79 months ago

Canadian SLP - visa to work in the US - 1 Reply

Any Canadian born and trained SLP's out there who've had success in obtaining the H1-B visa to work in the US? It's looking like a very daunting...

SLPMomma in Raleigh, North Carolina

Best SLP Job for Moms

This is a fabulous forum! I will graduate from my SLP master's program in May. I know I want to be in the medical setting (I am most interested in...

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