You may find the stuttering cartoon character Porky Pig amusing, but to many children and adults who stutter, he’s no joke. Speech-language pathology assistants work under the supervision of speech-language pathologists to help people control their stuttering or other speech problems. They work in settings that range from hospitals to schools, guiding clients through documented treatment plans.
Speech-language pathology assistants help people with a range of speech problems.
An excellent communicator who is compassionate and patient with a sincere interest in helping people.
As a speech-language pathology assistant, you can't become a speech-language pathologist without going back to school and earning a master's degree.