Diploma in Audio and Speech Therapy Technician

Learning Mode:

Full Time

Course Level:

Diploma / Certification

Course Duration:

2 years
 

Eligiblity:

10+2 with minimum 50% marks with physics, chemistry, and biology/math combination.

Course Details:

Speech therapy is an allied branch of healthcare sector that deals with the speech, voice and language disorders of an individual. The course is designed to generate manpower that will cater to the needs of individuals with communication disorders. It prepares students to identify individuals with communication disorders and make appropriate referrals for further diagnosis

A career as an Audiologist and Speech Therapist assures not only success but also job satisfaction.This particular branch of health profession has become a very promising career option in the present times. Speech therapists are also known as speech pathologists.

Growing awareness among people to treat speech and auditory disorders has led to a demand for speech therapy experts.A speech therapistidentifies problems related to speaking, hearing or deafness and works with people who have difficulty in speech, word formation and sounds, or may be recuperating from injury, illness or trauma that has affected their ability to communicate. They also teach sign language to individuals with severe speech impairment and also to elderly and adult patients facingspeech difficulties due to medical conditions such as an accident/ stroke or removal of larynx due to cancer.

Career

Audio and speech therapy diploma holders may work as:

  • Speech therapists in the department of ENT, Neurology and Rehabilitation in any government / privatehospitals
  • In schools for children with cerebral palsy and child guidance centers
  • Assistants to audiologists and speech-language pathologists in special schools, clinicsand rehabilitation health centers.
  • Practice independentlyas audiologists or speech-language pathologists
  • Freelance speech and audio therapist/ sign language trainer
 
 

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