Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Speech-Language Pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), also called speech and language therapist, or speech therapist, who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders and swallowing disorders.
The components of speech production include: phonation, producing sound; resonance; fluency; intonation, variance of pitch; and voice, including aeromechanical components of respiration.