Speech and Language Pathology

Te Reo Kōreo Kia Tika


Qualifications

Overview

Speech-language therapists/pathologists are professionals who study human communication – how it develops and the many differences and difficulties that children and adults experience.

Speech-language therapists/pathologists work in preschools and schools with children and students who have difficulty communicating and learning. This includes supporting children who stutter, have autism, or have a voice disorder.

Speech-language therapists also work with infants born prematurely and provide services for adults who have lost the ability to communicate or swallow effectively due to stroke, degenerative disease, brain injury, or cancer.

Contact us

Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing

Phone +64 3 369 4333
Email psyc-speech-hear@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Psychology building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Kaupeka Pūtaiao | Faculty of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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