Definition of Speech therapist

1. Noun. A therapist who treats speech defects and disorders.

Generic synonyms: Healer, Therapist
Derivative terms: Speech Therapy

Medical Definition of Speech therapist

1. An individual trained to assist patients in restoring speech and communication functions. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speech Therapist

speech disorders
speech impediment
speech intelligibility
speech organ
speech pathologist
speech pathology
speech pattern
speech perception
speech production
speech production measurement
speech reception threshold test
speech recognition
speech rhythm
speech sound
speech spectrum
speech therapist (current term)
speech therapy

Literary usage of Speech therapist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of ...edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"How many times have you seen an occupational therapist? NUMBER OF TIMES HH11. In the last 6 months, have you seen a speech therapist? ..."

2. Inclusive Education at Work: Students with Disabilities in Mainstream Schools by Oecd (1999)
"There is one NHS speech therapist for one morning per week, working with ... The school has a "care officer" on the staff trained by the speech therapist. ..."

3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"A teacher, speech therapist, and occupational therapist working together may be needed to determine the best means of communication, to train the person in ..."

4. Death by Default: A Policy of Fatal Neglect in China's State Orphanages by Robin Munro (1996)
"... and she arranged a transfer to the Children's Welfare Institute in October 1988, taking on a position as a speech therapist for deaf children. ..."

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