1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS assess and treat people with communication disorders or physical problems associated with eating or swallowing.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • administering tests and observing patients to determine nature and extent of disorders
  • planning and conducting programs of remedial exercises to correct stuttering, abnormal articulation and other disorders
  • administering individual or group therapy for rehabilitation of patients with communication problems caused by defective hearing, cerebral palsy, surgery or injury
  • advising on treatment for children slow in learning to speak
  • counselling and guiding language-handicapped individuals, their families, teachers and employers


This section contains the following subsection :
              2386-11 Speech Pathologist

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