Losing the ability to communicate can be devastating. People who have trouble communicating often feel misunderstood, isolated and depressed.
Speech therapists (also called speech-language pathologists) help people of all ages who are having trouble communicating, swallowing or understanding.
Source: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Reviewed by: Jane E Chandler, MA, CCC-SLP, speech-language pathologist, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
First published: 3/22/2011
Last reviewed: 3/1/2011