Where Do SLPs With Voice Expertise Work? Most speech-language pathologists with expertise in voice disorders and post-laryngectomy rehabilitation work with adults in health care settings. At a Glance
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At a Glance  |   February 01, 2016
Where Do SLPs With Voice Expertise Work?
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At a Glance   |   February 01, 2016
Where Do SLPs With Voice Expertise Work?
The ASHA Leader, February 2016, Vol. 21, 28. doi:10.1044/leader.AAG.21022016.28
The ASHA Leader, February 2016, Vol. 21, 28. doi:10.1044/leader.AAG.21022016.28
Nearly 7,800 (5 percent) ASHA-certified SLPs indicate they have expertise in treating people with voice disorders; 2,300 (2 percent) have expertise in treating those who have undergone laryngectomies; and 1,000 (1 percent) have expertise in both. They work mainly in health care settings, especially hospitals (see graphic). Most (79 percent) who are clinical service providers treat adults; 43 percent treat children; and 33 percent treat adults and children.
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Percentage of ASHA-certified SLPs with expertise in voice disorders and post-laryngectomy rehabilitation, by work setting

Percentage of ASHA-certified SLPs with expertise in voice disorders and post-laryngectomy rehabilitation, by work setting
Figure 1.

Percentage of ASHA-certified SLPs with expertise in voice disorders and post-laryngectomy rehabilitation, by work setting

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Figure 1.

Percentage of ASHA-certified SLPs with expertise in voice disorders and post-laryngectomy rehabilitation, by work setting

Percentage of ASHA-certified SLPs with expertise in voice disorders and post-laryngectomy rehabilitation, by work setting
Figure 1.

Percentage of ASHA-certified SLPs with expertise in voice disorders and post-laryngectomy rehabilitation, by work setting

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