Speech Therapy and Mental Health Advocacy: What is Our Role?

May 27, 2021 | Blog

This presentation discusses the top mental health conditions in children in the US currently–ADHD, emotional-behavioral issues/disorders, and anxiety/depression–and how these disorders may affect communication and/or co-occur with various speech and language disorders. It is imperative that speech-language pathologists keep mental health in mind when treating speech/language, and this presentation provides insight about various ways SLPs can offer support and promote mental wellness within the education system.

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