Speech-Language Pathology Jobs in California
SLP Opportunities in Los Angeles
- More than one million pre-K–12 students in California speak more than one language,5 and bilingual SLPs are needed in Los Angeles and other cities to treat English language learners (ELLs) who have communicative challenges.
- There are a number of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in Los Angeles each year – in 2014, nearly 8,500 cases of TBI were reported in Los Angeles County.6 SLPs can help survivors regain the ability to speak and swallow.
- Los Angeles has a vibrant transgender community – in fact, California has the second highest population of adults who identify as transgender in the United States, according to a 2016 report by the Williams Institute. SLPs can help transgender individuals achieve more authentic voices.