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5 Ways Speech Therapy Can Help Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 25, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Speech Therapy, Speech Therapis, SLP, Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare StaffingSpeech therapy has many great applications, especially for people who are looking to broaden their skillset for their career and job. While many believe that speech therapy is limited to those who might struggle with language due to speech defects, there are various ways that it can transform and improve a person's ability to communicate or even sing.

Here are some ideas on how it can help you get ahead in your career.

  1. Prepare you for a job interview. Many are seeking out speech therapists for help in preparing for a job interview. Not only do they get to practice, but speech therapists can help them develop better communication skills, or speak more professionally.

  2. Help give an important presentation. Businessmen are increasingly visiting speech therapists to boost their ability to speak clearly and confidently to manage a high-pressure situation.

  3. Help you speak multiple languages. Learning a new language can be difficult, especially as one must move their mouth, tongue, or throat in a different way. Speech therapists can be key to reaching fluency in a language.

  4. Allow you to take on different accents. Actors, actresses, and other types of performers can broaden their skills by taking on different accents. Not only can a speech therapist help a client pick up an accent, but they can also teach them ways to pick up and develop an accent after they have received their treatment.

  5. Improve your ability to sing. Singers that have struggled to hit particular notes are in a good position for getting help through speech therapy. This is especially helpful for those whose voices have undergone a stressful situation, and might need the rehabilitation.

Seeking speech therapy has many advantages for a diverse group of people and career paths. To learn more about this and related topics, visit the Healthcare section of our blog.

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