What does a Dietitian do? Therapy Focus Dietitian, Claire Breen provides a glimpse into an average working day.
Language is a skill we all use to tell others our thoughts and feelings and understand the world around us. Unfortunately, using and understanding language does not come easy for everyone, particularly, people with a developmental language disorder (DLD).
Speech pathologists study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, stuttering and using voice. Because they have so much knowledge about the muscles in the mouth, tongue and neck, they are well placed to help people who have difficulty with swallowing (dysphagia).