Make a difference as a Speech-Language Therapist

Many of us do not think twice about how easy it is for us to communicate with each other. But for children, youths and the elderly who have various speech, language, communication and swallowing disorders, expressing their needs and emotions is a constant challenge. And that is where your expertise as Speech-Language Therapist makes a world of difference.

Speech-related disabilities or speech impairments such as delayed development, autism, hearing loss, intellectual disabilities or brain damage either develop at birth or later in life. As a speech-language therapist, you will work on a one-on-one basis or in groups to assess your client’s specific difficulties. You will then craft specialised and effective therapy programmes to enable them to cope with or, in certain cases, overcome their difficulties.

As a trained speech-language therapist, you will be much sought after by establishments such as early intervention centres, special education schools, rehabilitation centres, therapy hubs and residential programmes for people with disabilities.

Do you have what it takes to be a Speech-Language Therapist?

To embark on this meaningful career, you need the following qualifications:   
  • Degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited foreign university
  • Master of Science–Speech and Language Pathology from an accredited university
To ensure that industry professional standards are adhered to, every Speech-Language Therapist must be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) before starting their practice. Find out how you can register here.

Keen to pursue a career as a Speech-Language Therapist? We invite you to apply for the Social Service Scholarship! Administered by NCSS, this scholarship supports both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in social work and other social service-related disciplines. To find out more, visit our scholarship page.

Help to unlock the power of communication and transform lives as a speech-language therapist – visit our Job Portal today. 

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