How School Clinicians Collaborate to Help Students with Special Needs

Your guide to how a team of teachers, school counselors, parents, and clinicians, such as speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and occupational therapists (OTs), work together to support students with special needs.

Five Things to Consider When Applying to Speech@NYU

Speech@NYU, NYU’s online master of science program in Communicative Sciences and Disorders, offers a rigorous online speech-language pathology (SLP) curriculum, adhering to the same standards of excellence as the on-campus program in preparing aspiring clinicians to pursue licensure as speech-language pathologists (SLPs). If you’re thinking about applying to the online program, below are a few factors to consider.

Tips for Taking the Praxis Exam

The Praxis exam in Speech-Language Pathology is one of the requirements for obtaining state licensure as a speech-language pathologist. For some, the Praxis seems like an overwhelming step along the path toward becoming a licensed SLP. With this in mind, we’ve compiled some helpful information to assist you in preparing for the exam.

School Support for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Parents

For parents of children on the autism spectrum, here's a "who's who" of your child's support system in school.

Why Become an SLP?

Speech-language pathology is a master’s-level career field offering myriad opportunities to serve people of all ages in a variety of settings. Practitioners help children, adolescents, and adults manage and overcome a range of challenges, often leading to a better quality of life long after treatment ends.

Could this fulfilling field be a match for your career goals?

Caring for Aging Adults with Dysphagia

Your dad used to love your homemade sourdough bread. Now, he can barely get it down. Should you be worried about him? Some parts of aging are unavoidable: We all slow down, tire more easily, and take longer to do the things we once took for granted. However, difficulty or disruption in swallowing becomes persistent, it could be a sign of a disorder known as dysphagia.